Gourmet Wine Tour
Savor the beauty of the Luberon Natural Park of Provence while enjoying the taste of Provence led by an English-speaking local.
During this one day guided tour, you will leave Aix en Provence and you will be driven 15 minutes away to the famous “Le Roy René Confectionary and the Calisson Museum“. You will discover how the most popular and the traditional Calisson, so typical of the region of Aix en Provence is made.
While visiting this state of the art manufacture and its Almond fields, you will sample the various styles of Calissons.
The National Park of Luberon
On the way to your next stop, you will cross the Durance, the river separating the “Bouches du Rhône Region” from the Luberon Natural Park and admire the gorgeous scenery of the Provence back country. Situated in the Vaucluse Region, enjoy this gorgeous Provence countryside surrounded by a forest mountain range. It boats numerous picturesque villages, castle ruins, historical sites such as the dry stone bories and numerous wine growing estates.
Wine tasting in Cucuron
Then, you will reach La Cavale in the village of Cucuron. There, you may visit a contemporary winery and wine connoisseur’s paradise, winner of the “Most Luxurious Winery of 2019” award.
Owned by Paul Dubrule, founder of the famous Accor Hotel group, and designed by renowned architect Jean Michel Wilmotte, La Cavale produces red, white and rosé wines which you may sample after a visit to its cellar during a cheese and wine pairing
This exceptional moment will be followed by a lunch at two Michelin starred restaurants located nearby or a local restaurant according to their availability. You will then be returned to Aix en Provence in the afternoon.
Your Private Gourmet Wine Tour in Provence
Experience the South of France on this unique private tour led by an English-speaking local. Your guide will share his expertise of French wine, answer all of your wine-related questions, and share with you some of the history of local wines and tasting techniques.
Our friendly guide will pick you up from your hotel or B&B (up to 10 km around Aix en Provence) and return you at the end of the tour. If you wish to be picked up and dropped off from a location outside this 10km radius, extra fees may apply.
The Full Day Tour Includes:
The knowledge and guidance of a French wine expert, admission to La Cavale winery, guided visit of the vat room and cellar, a cheese and wine pairing workshop by a wine Stewart, admission to the “Le Roy René Confectionary and the Calisson Museum”.
Lunch, personal expenses, and any services not mentioned above are not included.
From 2 to 6 people
Full day tour – 7h
Transportation in a luxury 7-seater car