Rhone Valley Wine Tasting and Education from Avignon

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What To Expect

Visit a local French vineyard and wine estate. Learn the basics of making wine as you go on a guided tour from the fermenting room to the cellars. Gather skills in wine-tasting as you sample a variety of wines.

Highlights

  • Explore the famous vineyards of Rhone Valley

  • Taste various types of local wines and olive oil

  • Learn the most efficient way of tasting wine

  • See how the local French wines are produced and bottled to perfection

Specifications

Type:
Tours around Avignon
Departs From:
Avignon
Meeting Point:
Hotels around Avignon city center
Duration:
9 hours
Availability:
Tuesday and Friday at 9:00 AM
Product Code:
13752
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Description

Spend the day sampling wines and learning about the process of making them on a tour of some of the most popular vineyards and wine estates in Avignon.

Start the tour by going on a fun drive to the foot of the Mont Ventoux. Roam around the estate and its vineyard, then take a guided tour of the cellar, fermenting room, and the bottling room where all the preserved wines are stored.

Together with your knowledgeable guide, practice sampling wines and learn how to improve your skills in wine tasting. Get the necessary skills such as picking up flavor scents and determining the tastes just like a true wine connoisseur. You will be able to taste 5 wines: 3 red wines, 1 white, and 1 rosé. Olive oil gathered from the property will also be sampled.

Afterwards, head out into Beaumes-de-Venise to enjoy lunch at your own expense.

Go on an educational wine trip of Rhone Valley where you can enjoy wine tasting in 2 different wine properties. Come to the Appelation Tavel which is famous for its rosé wine composed of summer fruits and almonds. Sample world-class wines at the Appellation Chateauneuf du Pape, another great vineyard in Rhone Valley.

Includes

  • English-speaking driver

  • Wine tasting

  • Wine education

  • Appellation Tavel visit

  • Appellation Chateauneuf du Pape visit

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks unless specified

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Personal expenses

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Children 3 years old and below are free of charge.

  • This tour operates in all weather conditions.

  • This tour takes approximately 9 hours.

  • The tour operates at a 2 passenger minimum requirement for operation and is subject to cancellation if this minimum is not met. Please call at least 24 hours prior to departure to confirm schedule.

  • Tour will be operated as a guaranteed small group tour with a maximum of 8 guests.

  • Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel will only be possible if it is accessible by the minibus. Please inquire.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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