Picnic in the Vines - A Unique Loire Wine Experience
Located 10 minutes from Chinon at our family-run château in the Loire Valley, enjoy a tour of our Cabernet Franc and Chenin blanc AOC CHINON vineyard, leading to a visit of the cellar, then a wine tasting in a historic tasting room. After which you will receive a lovely packed lunch with 1 bottle of wine in order to picnic overlooking the vines. An unforgettable Loire Valley experience from an award-winning family-run winery.Itinerary
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Chateau du Petit Thouars, La Chaussee, 37500 Saint-Germain-sur-Vienne, Chinon France
Discover the unique history of the Château du Petit Thouars, a family-owned castle built in 1423 by the Dukes of Thouars. Owned by the Aubert du Petit Thouars family since 1636, the castle has been passed from father-to-son in a direct line, with a vineyard in existence on the property for hundreds of years.
Visitors will visit Cabernet Franc and Chenin Blanc vines and learn about vineyard practices in the Chinon appellation.
A leisurely stroll will take you to our troglodyte caves where our wines are vinified and aged on-site. You will be walked through French wine vinification practices.
Returning to the château you will taste our range of wines.
After the tasting you will be brought to a special location on the estate to enjoy your private countryside lunch (salads, cheeses, deli meats, and a special local dessert: the winemaker's tart) on a beautifully dressed table with a bottle of wine to enjoy.
Duration: 3 hours
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking"
"Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required"
"Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
Duration: 2 To 3 Hours
108 Château du Petit Thouars, 37500 Saint-Germain-sur-Vienne, France
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.