Chateauneuf du Pape is probably the most prestigious village "Cru" of the Côtes du Rhône and export wine all over the world.
The history of this small village (about 2000 people) is very much connected to the history of the Popes in Avignon (14th century) and the village has adopted the same name as the wine (Chateauneuf du Pape) in 1893.
In 1923 with Baron Leroy Chateauneuf du Pape has provided the prototype of the AOC rules promulgated in 1936.
Robert Parker qualified the area as one of the most fascinating wine regions in the world.
Ancient history, beautiful countryside, diversity of soils and a remarkable climate make Chateauneuf-du-Pape a major focus for people who are passionate about wine.
Discover the exceptional characteristics of Chateauneuf du Pape by taking a wine tour and visit traditionnal wineries. Join me on a comprehensive and fascinating journey into the world of the wine maker and learn about vineyards, the wine making process and wine tasting.
(non-private option from 1 to 8 clients)
Discover the complex and famous terroir of Chateauneuf du Pape where the wine takes root
by making a stop into the vineyards with explanation about the grape varieties, climat and soils specific to the AOC Chateauneuf du Pape.
Enjoy a Private visit to a old Château, understand the wine making process and taste a selection some of the best wines of the AOC.
Visit of a family owned winery and wine tasting of a Chateauneuf du Pape wine selection.
Enjoy a meal in a typical Provencal restaurant, you will enjoy mediteranean food and good local wines
lunch is not included in the tour price. The budget for a menu is about 30€ per pers (this does not includes the wine)
In Chateauneuf du Pape the number of Organic wineries has increased substancially the last few years. I offer you the opportunity to visit to an organic winery and taste their wines made with a high respect of the environment.
I suggest to finish the tour by organizing a Private wine tasting in a old cave situated in the old Chateauneuf du Pape town. If the cave is not available then will do an additional wine tasting in a Domaine or a Château.
I can host private wine tours in Chateauneuf du Pape, bigger groups by request and a private evening wine tour (private visit of a winery, wine tasting and food and wine pairing)
Price for 2 pers: 320€ per pers
Price for 3 pers: 260€ per pers
Price for 4 pers: 230€ per pers
Price for 5 pers: 210€ per pers
Price for 6 pers: 190€ per pers
Price for 7 pers: 170€ per pers
Price for 8 pers: 160€ per pers
(Half day Châteauneuf du Pape Wine tour is only available as a private tour, from 1 to 8 clients)
Stop into the vineyards with explanation about the grape varieties, climate and soils specific to Chateauneuf du Pape.
Private visit to a Château, explanation about the vinification and aging process + wine tasting
Private visit to a family run winery + wine tasting
I offer a pick up and drop back service from and to Avignon city center or Chateauneuf du Pape.
All of my Chateauneuf du Pape wine tours are customized and i do a rotation with the wineries we go to. I always make sure the wineries visited are very different in terms of profile and style of wines. As i was born and raised in the region i have a strong networks of winemakers who trust me and let me access their wineries and wines.
Transportation in a comfortable A/C minivan
This tour was wonderful. We did the whole day group tour and loved every minute of it. Romain was an excellent guide, extremely knowledgeable and f...
Romain was an excellent wine tour host. He is extremely knowledgeable and personable. We visited some nice vineyards and ended at his personal wine...
Extremely happy with the decision to participate in the half day tour to Chateauneuf du pape with Romain. Tried 8 different wines, received two tou...