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Provence

Premium wine tours to Provence from Nice, France.

 

GRAPE TOURS

IN PROVENCE

Have you visited the wonderful city of Nice in southern France? Sunny, warm, Mediterranean and the perfect place to explore Provence's wineries on a day trip with Grape Tours.

Our wine tours are small and intimate and guided by true wine professionals who speak fluent English. 

We visit only the best wineries that will give you a great understanding of the wines so you may taste the best Provence has to offer.

No need to be a wine buff to join us - we welcome all levels of interest while you can learn a ton from our fun-loving enthusiastic Grape guide.

 
Taste grapes directly from the vine in Provence with Grape Tours

Classic - Pink Provence Wine Tour (from March - October)

Join us to the Cotes de Provence to discover the place that made rosé famous worldwide. Our Grape guide will give you all the necessary background of understanding the winemaking and its history, and together we visit 3 different wineries with tastings at each winery. Typical lunch included at the second winery.

Days

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat

Start time

9 am

Length

8 hrs approx

Size

max 8

Cost

€ 150

Taste whites, roses & reds on a Provence wine tour with Grape Tours

Classic - Bellet Wine Tour on Fridays (from April - October)

This day trip goes to the hills behind Nice to an AOC area called Bellet, where vines are grown on terraces and varietals are called fun things like Folle Noire, Rolle, Braquet... Rare wines for fine palates! Your guide and wine expert will explain all about the area, it's characteristics, wines and much more... Delicious lunch in a local countryside Bistrot.

Days

Fridays

Start time

10 am

Length

7 hrs approx

Size

max 8

Cost

€ 150

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Elite - Provence Rock n Rosé (from April - October)

We head deep into the elevated part of Provence, the so-called Massif des Maures (Plain of Moors) where the red soils with special grape varieties give fuller-bodied wines. We'll visit three world-famous Cru Classé wineries around the village of Les Arcs-sur-Argens in the belly bottom of Provence AOC. Enjoy the stunning views over the Provencal landscape, experience the most prestigious Chateau and enjoy a fabulous gourmet lunch.

Possibility of privatizing this tour

Days

Tue, Thu & Sat

Start time

8.30 am

Length

9.5 hrs approx

Size

max 8

Cost

€ 250

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Elite - Provence Sea & Rosé (from April - October)

Join this amazing day trip with the destination of the area of Cotes du Provence around the medieval village of Grimaud with its cobbled streets and arcaded houses. During the day we visit 3 top wineries, all Cru Classé located around Saint-Tropez on the Mediterranean sea. A world-class region for its bay views and for its light saline wines! Gourmet Mediterranean lunch included inside the historic village.

Possibility of privatizing this tour

Days

Mon & Wed

Start time

8.30 am

Length

9.5 hrs approx

Size

max 8

Cost

€ 250

SPECIALS

Request a customised all-inclusive wine tour experience guided by one of our Grape specialist guides. Available upon request.

A special day in Provence for you

Visit 3 TOP wineries in Provence and have a tasting menu at a Michelin starred restaurant.

 

Our daily wine tours from Nice

Discover the delicious wines of Provence on Grape Tours' 4 different day trips

2 CLASSIC tours - fun with traditional wines & food for curious wine lovers

2 ELITE tours - in-depth with special wineries & gourmet food for cultured wine lovers

THE GRAPETROTTERS IN OTHER REGIONS

Discover the Grape World with us

 
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BORDEAUX

4 days with the winemaker

Come to Bordeaux with us and discover the left bank, right bank and the magic area of Sauternes - Pessac-Léognan. The trip is hosted by Pierre Gouttenoire, French winemaker and wine expert, with a special entrance to some of the lesser-known chateaux - a real insider's experience!

 

Pierre Gouttenoire

is the founder of Grape Tours in France.

In one of his previous lives, he was a winemaker/agronomist in South West France & Bordeaux.

Today he manages the company, runs the occasional day trip, and the Grape Tours Journeys.

Grape Guides

In Nice are:

 

Franck Peluso (winemaker)

Cedric Oillaux (wine consultant)

David Bond​ (wine import manager)

Rod Smith (MW)

Grape People

UMBRIA, ABRUZZO & LE MARCHE

6 days with Italian Wine Scholar

Join us on a 6-day trip hitting the less visited and incredibly beautiful areas between Umbria, Abruzzo & Le Marche and taste various wines from different regions and some of the best foods of Italy. This trip is both great for red and white wine lovers, and likewise a must for foodies and photographers alike.

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CHAMPAGNE 

4 days all-inclusive with the winemaker

Join Pierre Gouttenoire in Reims at the beginning of June 2020 and visit fantastic wineries in the Vallée de la Marne, Montagne de Reims and Côte des Bar wine regions.

 
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