Rhone Valley Wine Tour From Avignon: Chateauneuf-du-Pape And Tavel

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
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  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    2pm
  • Departure Details :
    Your centrally located Avignon hotel
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point at 6pm (Nov to Mar) or 7pm (Apr to Oct)
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Discover the appeal of Rhne Valley wines on this half-day tour from Avignon, led by an expert wine guide! Visiting two wine estates in Rhne Valleys most prestigious appellations (winemaking regions), your tour includes samples galore of esteemed AOC-classified wines. Try dusky pink ross in Tavel, and then end your tour on a high note with a tasting session inside a Chteauneuf-du-Pape estate.Numbers are limited to eight on this small-group wine tour, ensuring youll receive personalized attention from your guide.

Highlights

  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small-group tour
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Know More about this tour

Your guide will pick you up from your Avignon hotel and then drive you north by minibus into the heart of the Rhne Valley. The area as a whole is split into several different appellations -- each with their own distinct viniculture traditions.

The first stop of your day is at a wine property in the Tavel region, famous for its production of deep pink-colored ros wines. On a tour of the estate, learn about the terroir (characteristics of the local environment) that influences the taste and color of Tavel wines, and then sample a selection of the best, noting the crisp dry flavors that make these exquisite wines so prized.

Continue to another wine estate, just to the east of Tavel, in the renowned Chteauneuf-du-Pape region. Producing arguably the most famous wine in France, the area is also where the Appellation d'Origine Controle (AOC) regulations originated. Products with this prestigious AOC label are guaranteed to be of a high quality and are prevalent throughout the entire Rhne Valley region.

On a tour of the property, learn about the strict AOC rules that the regions wine estates must follow in order to produce these sumptuously rich wines, and then sample a few glasses with your guide. As you savor the complex fruity flavors that characterize Chteauneuf-du-Papes, youll realize why this beautiful wine remains virtually unmatched around the world.

Your tour finishes back at your Avignon hotel in the early evening.

Inclusions

  • Transport by air-conditioned 8-seater minivan
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide
  • 2 wine tastings

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

Minimum drinking age is 18

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