The kings of France and England encouraged the development of wine since they wanted to drink the best wines. Today, these vintages are still of the highest quality and not expensive at all. The Loire Valley is the longest wine-growing region of France, about 800kms, 70000 hectares with 69 products.
Departing from Tours Tourist Office, this is how your wine-tasting experience will look like:
Wine tasting in Vouvray
You will taste different kinds of Vouvray in an exceptional troglodyte cellar. You'll have the chance to discover the ancestral wine savoir-faire. There, the chenin is king, the wines are noble, delicate and refined.
Wine-tasting in Bourgueil
You will taste local wines in one of the troglodyte cellars dating back to 1869. You will be charmed by pure Cabernet, praised by experts around the world. You'll experience a meal inside the only «tonneau-pique-nique» of France. The view on the vineyards and the Chateau de Rigny-Ussé is breathtaking.
Wine-tasting in Chinon
You'll visit one of the most beautiful private castles of the region located in the middle of the Forêt de Chinon. You'll taste the wine of the castle owners widely appreciated.
The tour ends at the departure point.