Northern Côtes du Rhône – Half day Wine Tours

Next departure on 03/04/2023 at 14:00

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Wine tours Vineyards Vallée du Rhône
Tour proposed by Rhône Trip

The origin of wine, in the footsteps of the Romans

Comfortably seated in a minibus, set off to explore the Rhône Valley and its treasures.

An excursion for lovers of Syrah and Viognier! The two northernmost appellations of the Rhône valley sublimate these two grape varieties in their native lands.

You will begin your wine journey in the village of Ampuis, cradle of Côte-Rôtie AOC and then drive to the village of Condrieu, well known for its white wines. You will see the steep hillsides of one of the oldest vineyard in France.Côte-Rôtie and Condrieu, two wines which tell us the history of their terroir and reveal the personality of their creators.
During a tasting of 5 wines in the middle of the vineyard, you will understand the origin of this exceptional wine.

On the steep hillsides the vineyards have a perfect sun exposition and a very rich and diversified terroir. You will immediately be seduced by the magnificent view over the Rhône Valley! You will then be heading south to the Condrieu wine area.

After visiting a winery, you will realise that the terroir, the grape variety but also the hand of the winemaker contribute to make an unique wine.You will enjoy the intense aromatic Viognier and the fruity and silky taste of Syrah grape of the Northern Côtes du Rhône in their original terroir.


Worth knowing

Tasting of at least five different wines at each estate
Walking shoes are recommended.
Please ensure you arrive 10 minutes before the tour commences.
Booking is necessary.
Cancellation free of charge 72 hours before schedule activity.

Duration

Half day

Kind

Discovery of the vineyard in mini coach great comfort

Access

Metro A or D > Bellecour

Meeting point

In front of the Tourist Office, Place Bellecour - Lyon 2nd

Prices
Adult €99.00

the Allobroges

This Gallic tribe made Vienne the capital of its territory. Rich families ordered the construction of tile-roofed villas and marble-columned temples, remains of which can be seen at the Gallo-Roman Museum of Saint-Romain-en-Gal.