Wine Tours

Daily 09:30-12:30 and 14:00-17:00

Wine Tastings

All year round a variety of regional wine tastings

Wine Events

Private tours, introductions, workshops, teambuilding

GREAT WINE EXPERIENCES

VINITOUR Centre-Loire suggests, in a friendly and intimate atmosphere, to discover Upper Loire’s wines and its environment or to deepen your knowledge following wine tours and wine tasting workshops.

3 hrs Wine Tour

3 HRS CLASSICAL WINE TOUR

  • Discovery of the vineyard’s landscapes, soils, grape varieties.
  • Visit of a winery and wine tasting of the different wines of the domain.
  • Goat cheese tasting.

1,5 HRS CLASSICAL WINETOUR

1,5 HRS CLASSICAL WINETOUR

  • Discovery of the vineyard’s landscapes, soils, grape varieties.
  • Wine tasting of a glass of the visited appellation in the vineyards.

Price mentioned is for group of 4 persons which is the minimum for this tour.

Classical 6 hrs (full day) wine tour

CLASSICAL 6 HRS WINE TOUR

  • Discovery of the vineyard’s landscapes, soils, grape varieties.
  • Visit of two wineries and wine tasting of the different wines of the domain.
  • Visit of a goat cheese farm with explanations about the process of making it and tasting of different matured goat cheeses.
  • Suggested regions are the Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé

WINE TASTINGS

Would you like to discover the world of wine, wines from different appellations of France or local wines, your Vinitour guide will introduce you to the secrets of wine through the tasting workshops held throughout the year.

WHY CHOOSE VINITOUR-CENTRELOIRE?

VINITOUR Centre-Loire offers you wine tours lasting from 1.5 hours up to one day in the heart of Upper-Loire vineyards (departments of Cher, Nièvre, Loiret and Indre).

You will be accompanied by an expert wine tourism guide who can answer your questions and take you on tours of the vineyards. The tours are in French or English, for groups from 2 to 7 people.

QUALIFIED STAFF

Laure JUVET, graduate of “DUAD” from the Oenology School of Bordeaux I, will be your wine guide. Bart MEIJER, partner of Vinitour-Centreloire and a knowledgeable wine-enthusiast, will do the private tours.

GREAT ESTATES

Vinitour-Centreloire is working together with some of the greatest wine-growers in the Sancerre and the Pouilly Fumee.  On request we can also visit the vineyards of Menetou-Salon, Reuilly and others in the region.

COMFORTABLE TRAVEL

Vinitour’s excursions take place in comfortable air-conditioned vehicles. For greater groups we use a mini-van with a maximum seating of 8 guests. For the private tours we use a normal sedan.

DAILY EXCURSIONS

Our normal departure times are at 09:30 and 14:00 for the 3 hour visits. The full day visits will start at 09:30 and will have a 1,5 hours break around mid day for lunch. These departure times are applicable to both the normal as the private tours.

INTIMATE WINE TASTINGS

Would you like to discover the world of wine, wines from different appellations of France or local wines, Vinitour-Centreloire qualified staff will introduce you to the secrets of wine through wine tasting workshops held throughout the year. Vinitour-Centreloire organizes both local- and regional wine tasting workshops of about 2 hours.

GREAT RATINGS

Vinitour-Centreloire is rated the no. 1 attraction in the Sancerre by Tripadvisor client reviews and holds a certificate of excellence for the third consecutive year! We are also recommended by the tourist offices of Sancerre, rental boat operators and great domains.

OTHER GREAT PACKAGES

Whether your a wine-enthusiast, a wine-connoisseur or a wine-professional, Vinitour has always the right package to give you the best wine tour or wine tasting available.

Classical tour 1,5 hrs

3 hours thematic tour : “Discovery of organic wines".

Classical tour 3 hrs

3 hours thematic tour: “Count and Countess as well as winegrowers for wine's sake".

Classical tour 6 hrs

3 hours tour : “ Discover the technical expertise of the winemaker in one of the most well known domains".

Customized Wine Tasting

If you’re a group ranging from 7 to 18 people, looking for a personalized wine presentation, Vinitour organizes a customized presentation which suits your wishes.

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