Whether you are visiting Paris or just passing through on your way to the provinces, during this 3-hour guided evening tour, we will explore an array of wine bars in the City of Lights.
From the elegant to the quirky, take in the Parisian wine scene as we discover wine bars with a particular focus on one of the key French wine regions.
Take in the grandeur of France’s most important wine producing region! The vibrant, historic city of Bordeaux has long been associated with the wine trade which makes it a terrific starting point.
Home to the expansive “Cité du Vin” museum, it is a cultural and gastronomical destination. The vineyards around Bordeaux are dotted with wonderful chateaux showcasing numerous architectural styles.
Explore the differences of the Left Bank and the Right Bank and the Sauternes area, home to the sweet nectar of botrytized wines, unique in the world. Enjoy the French “art de vivre” where culinary experiences are savored with tantalizing wines, long to be remembered.
To visit this vast region, 5 days is suggested but with less time, select parts can be enjoyed and adapted to suit one’s itinerary. Would you like to visit the cellars of classified growths or smaller prestigious family owned estates or both?
Steeped in medieval and monastic history, Burgundy’s rich past provides the background to visit and discover what makes Burgundy’s terroir so special and how it varies between the “climats”. This 5-day tour starts in Chablis to explore first-hand the hill of the Grands Crus and visit the producers who work this special soil. Then discover the vineyards and villages of the Côte d’Or and the Côte de Beaune with private visits and exceptional tastings in Vosne Romanée, Gevrey-Chambertin, Chassagne- Montrachet, Pommard and more.
We will be based in Beaune, a lovely walled medieval town, to take in the history and culture associated with wine by visiting historical sites such as the Hospices de Beaune and the nearby Clos de Vougeot, the abbey and its vineyards, all while enjoying Burgundian culinary specialties matched with outstanding wines.
On this 4-day guided tour, visit the four main regions of Champagne: the Montagne de Reims, the Côte de Blancs, the Vallée de la Marne and the Aube. Discover the mysteries of the bubbles and the importance of blending at prestigious champagne houses such as Ruinart, Charles Heidsick, Moet Chandon. Compare vintage / non-vintage and contrast with grower champagnes such as AR Lenoble, Tarlant, Benoit Lahaye.
Take in the Rue de Champagne in Epernay with its magnificent estates and finish with a visit to Reims and its famed cathedral, the site of the coronations of the Kings of France. Enjoy the delectable dishes of the region paired with Champagne.
Should you wish to have a personalized, intimate travel experience to a French wine region, Vintastic will create your unique all-inclusive itinerary.