Côtes de Provence
Private Wine Tour
Côtes de Provence
from your accommodation
Red wines full of power and intensity - Whites of great delicacy and finesse, and of course some of the best and most sophisticated Rosés to be found anywhere in the world
Set between the shores of the Mediterranean Sea and the Alpine Mountains, the vineyards of Provence stretch out over 200km from east to west. The ever-changing landscape of hills and valleys, of plateau and rock formations, benefits from at hot, dry climate with over 300 days of sunshine per year. This unique combination of topography, geology and climate is perfect for producing wines of great quality and style.
Comes and discover the wines, the vineyards and the winemakers and our distinct Art de Vivre. This is wine tour that will fill up your senses, and where you’ll learn all about what goes in to making great wine in Provence.
+Total immersion into the world of Provence and its wines
+Three different vineyards, each with its own distinct character
+Great photo opportunities in the landscapes of Provence
+Tasting of Reds, Whites and Rosés at each vineyard, plus a few little surprises…
+Tips on wine tasting, wine service, and on how to best pair food and wine.
9.30am : Pick up at your accommodation
10.30 - 12.30: Arrival at our first vineyard - an estate that has been rated “Cru Classé” since 1955. Over 2,000 years of winemaking history, and an 18th Century château with the Countess still in residence. This beautiful property and vineyard, typical of the region, will surely delight your senses with its history and setting. We’ll enjoy tasting many of the best wines of the estate.
12.30pm - 2.00pm: Lunch in the vineyard or in local, medieval provençal village
2.00pm - 3.30pm: Visit our second vineyard. Natural wines from a family winery. A truely authentic flavour of Provence, as well tasting together some of the best wines from this very special cellar.
3.45 pm - 4.45 pm: Visit to our third estate. A place of almost magical beauty and finesse, plus stunning wines! A walk in the vines, complete with a panoramic view of the Mediterranean Sea and surrounding countryside. A cellar visit to remember, followed by a tutored tasting in the beautiful tasting room or on the terrace.
5.30 pm - 6.00 pm: Drop off at your accommodation
During our short masterclass we’ll be happy to explain to you all of the distinguishing features of the wines of Provence; its many and specific grape varietals; and of course the process of vinification generally found in the appellation - Côtes de Provence AOP
(This outline programme may vary subject to the weather and traffic conditions, as well as the opening hours of the estates)
1 to 4 pers : €850 per group
5 to 8 pers : add €100 per person.
All prices are fully inclusive of French TVA (VAT/Sales Tax)
For groups over 8 people, please contact us
- Pick up and drop off at your private address/hotel/marina
- Return transport in an air-conditioned, comfortable minivan
- Your expert wine guide with you all day
- Entrance fees
- Tasting fees and wine
- Bottled water
- Lunch (budget around €25 per person)
- Personal expenditure
- Any tips for your guide
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Let’s go by boat and discover this paradise on earth!
We can also organize day tours that suit your specific requirements. contact us for your personalised itinerary for private or corporate events.