circuit 8: Olive oil and the Baux valley. A small walk in olive groves to discover the Alpilles mountain, between white limestone and blue sky ; a visit to the olive mill to learn how to transform this fruit, the time of a tasting.Alpilles hills is a very favourable land for wine production, the second […]
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Around the large Languedoc metropolis there is an incredible number of appellations, whose recent classification want to establish more precision in this occitan mosaic.
In the north of the city, inserted between sea and mountain, the superb area of the Pic Saint Loup. The original microclimate gives the possibility to produce intense […]
tour 6: Pézenas and Country of Caux. During the XVII th and XVIII th centuries, the town of Pézenas was an important political and commercial centre: it is remaining an admirable city with the decorated town houses with remarkable wrought iron balconnies. To the north of this city spread landscapes with soft forms, covered with vines. […]
Provence Wine TourAvignon to Nice or Nice to Avignon
The longest of our wine tours and exceptionnal itinary to allow you to experience and taste Provence. You will discover a patchwork of microclimates with sun extraordinary scenery. You will experience breathtaking and charming landscapes from the interior to the Riviera, particularly colorful in spring […]
Tour 3: Cassis and Bandol
These two vineyards have in common to be the hottest in France. Both their clayous-limestones grounds generally installed into “restanques” (local word for tiers) are located in the great vicinity of the sea. But their wines are in all points different.
Cassis famous for its white, Bandol for its reds. […]
circuit 7: Costière de Nîmes Between Provence and Languedoc, it is quite difficult to say which of these two wine areas influence more this superb appellation, located at the south of Nîmes, and bordering the Camargue. This long gravel rounding hills takes advantage from the hot summer and the drying Mistral, but the violence […]
circuit 4: Coteaux d’Aix.
Between the river Durance at north and the city of Aix en Provence, extends to the west a succession of green hills covered with pines groves and vines: Coteaux d’Aix vineyards.
Still sun, still Mistral to support maturities in this clayous-limestone soil.
The red wines of the Coteaux d’Aix have the characteristic to […]
Tour 2 : Gigondas - Vacqueras
These Laces form a true wall which separates the long stony valley formed by the Rhone river from the alpine buttresses. In the North is the bar of hills who carries Cairanne and Rasteau and to the south the mounts of Vaucluse, further Luberon: a drive North to South […]
Rhône Wine TourAvignon to Lyon or Lyon to Avignon
The river Rhône is the ancient thoroughfare from the Mediterranean to the north. Also the name of the world famous wines, Côtes du Rhône.Two days to explore two different worlds : Lyon to Tain l’Hermitage, the north Côtes du Rhône then a complete change moving south […]
Guided tour with an expert wine guideMini bus with a driver guideSmall groups for 8 passengers maximumBigger groups : on requestSpecial tours : on request.Your guide will lead you in the vineyards to discover the mediterranean landscapes: - a visit of cellar at the end of the morning towards 11 a.m. - a visit of cellar in […]
Marc Jonas - Country Guide
Since my adolescence I have fallen in love with wine despite my origins in Lille, well-known for its beer.In 1981 I moved to the Mediterranean the country and landscape of wine.The region and its history fascinated me specially ITS WINE, I embarked on a career in Tourism undertaking numerous courses in […]
Languedoc Wine TourAvignon to Carcassonne or Carcassonne to Avignon
In the last twenty years, this outstandig wine growing region has undergone some extraordinary changes. It is now producing exceptional wines.The geography of this area is similar to a theatre in tiers from the coast to the mountain, streching 200 km from Avignon to Carcassonne.Wonderful medieval […]
From Tavel to Châteauneuf.
Since the middle ages, Roquemaure was for a long time, the port for shipment of the Côtes du Rhône wines. Now it’s one of the villages in the appellation of Lirac, on the right bank of the Rhône river. It is the oldest and most ignored « Cru » in […]
Around the Rhône Delta Wine Tour Aix to Montpellier or Montpellier to Aix
Linking Provence and Languedoc, the Rhône delta has everything that is interesting in the mediterranean : lifestyle, scenery, climate and wine.
The voyage will discover lovely countryside from the mountain of the Alpilles to the watery Camargue. An extrordinary variety of villages and […]