Enjoy an afternoon of Loire wine tasting from Paris via high speed train
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Loire Vouvray Wine Tasting
Experience a deep dive into the wonders of the Chenin Blanc grape (Pineau de la Loire, as it is known locally), tasting delicious Loire whites, be they dry, sparkling or a little sweet. Visit a family-owned estate full of character, and a grander version of Vouvray at a large producer. Both stops feature wine estate visits and generous tastings. Whether you come on the mid morning train to Tours and enjoy a leisurely lunch on your own before the tasting tour, or come just before the tour departure, we’ll book your train as you prefer.
Loire Valley Vouvray Afternoon Tour
Price: $115 per person ($270 with 2nd Class Rail, $339 with 1st Class Rail).
Departure Time: Mid morning.
Duration: 8 Hours
Meeting Point: The tourist office in the city of Tours.
Group Size: 8 person maximum
Availability: Tour is available seven days a week from February through October. Minimum two persons.
For off-season requests, which usually can be accommodated, please contact us directly.
This Tour Includes
- Transport in a modern air-conditioned minibus
- Two winery tours and tastes
- Round trip transfers from your hotel or apartment in Paris to the Montparnasse train station
Any tour can be made private. Contact us for pricing and details.
Loire Valley Vouvray Half Day Trip Itinerary
High-speed TGV rail takes you an amazing 145 miles in about an hour. Upon arrival in the city of Tours, meet your guide at the nearby tourist office and begin a special afternoon discovering the depth of Loire whites as represented by the Vouvray appellation. Vouvray wines are made in 8 villages around the town of Vouvray, north of the Loire River. Area wine-making dates back to the Middle Ages; Vouvray is one of the oldest recognized appellations in France.
Visit of a small family producer
Varying by time of year, your small family producer visit gives a taste of life on a small domain. It’s all hands on deck for pruning, harvest and vinting. That means you might get a tour from the owner himself. A bonus is a chance to taste a vintage numbering just a few hundred cases, a bottle that might never be exported. Truly a personal visit.
Visit of Large Vouvray Wine Producer
Getting to know the great variety of whites of Vouvray means visiting a large estate. You’ll come to appreciate just how much one grape can offer. A highlight is a visit to tenth-century limestone caves for more tastes.
Cancellation and Refund Policies
Due to the small group aspect of all of our tours, our cancellation policy is as follows. More than 7 days before tour date – 100% refundable; from 7 to 3 days before tour date – 50% refundable; less than 3 days – non-refundable. If cancelling please contact us as soon as possible to insure we can credit you properly.
More Tour Information
Occasionally, last minute or high season rail prices will be higher than the prices listed above. We will always contact you before booking if this is the case. If you are not booking your rail through Link Paris, please do not book your train tickets until the correct rail times are confirmed by us. Rail tickets are emailed as a .pdf document for home printing.