Wine Tours of
the LOIRE Region FRANCE

 

The Loire Valley has huge variations in soil, weather and terrain, all of which contribute to its unique terroir. It is the only region in France to produce excellent wine in every category: red, white, rose; still and sparkling; dry and sweet. Wine tourist's HEAVEN!

Loire Wine sub-regions

           
SAMPLE TOURS - we are happy to make suggestions as to vineyards to visit, however on guided tours you may find that the properties used may differ from those shown below

 

PAYS NANTAIS

muscadet

PAYS NANTAIS/MUSCADET TOUR - Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine and Gros Plant wines

  

Wine tasting tourThis tour in the Nantais/Muscadet area of Loire takes in:Exploring the Nantais/Muscadet district. This area produces the largest volume of wine in the Loire Valley
Learning about the Loire appellation system and about the vineyards
While Nantes is the main city, Clisson is very much the centre for wine production especially Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine.
Tasting Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine and Gros Plant wines

 

ANJOU-SAUMUR

ANJOU-SAUMUR TOUR - Anjou - Coteaux du Layon - Saumur

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This tour in the Anjou-Saumur area of Loire takes in:

 

The town of Saumur is a pleasant and attractive city to spend half a day exploring
Tasting sparkling wines - Saumur and Crémant de Loire; Rosé - Rosé d'Anjou, sweet whites - Quarts de Chaume dry whites - Chenin Blanc,
Lovers of sparkling, rose, sweet & dry white wines will delight in the quality and range.
 

 

TOURAINE

A TOURAINE TOUR - Touraine - Bourgueil - Chinon - Vouvray

beaune vineyards

 

  Wine tasting tour

This tour in the Touraine area of the Loire takes in:

A favourite part of the Loire with great red wines from 100% Cabernet Franc or Gamay (Bourgueil, St-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil and Chinon), and exceptional white wines from Chenin Blanc, especially from the Vouray appellation
Discovering the delightful towns and wine villages especially Bourgueil, St.-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil and Chinon
Exploring the Touraine area with tour guide and enjoying lunch in a village restaurant
Visiting award-winning Chateaux tasting great Touraine wine

 

   

 EASTERN LOIRE

 

EASTERN LOIRE TOUR - Pouilly Fumé - Sancerre

beaune vineyards

 

 

  Wine tasting tour

This tour in the Eastern Loire area takes in

The very nice village of Sancerre with its typical Loire Valley castle.
The area in which Sauvignon Blanc reigns supreme with different expressions from the appellations of Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé
Exploring the Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé appellations with tour guide and enjoying lunch in a village restaurant
Visiting award-winning Chateau with wine tastings of Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé white wines