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Welcome to Lyon-Winetours

Discover wine with a winemaker

Discover wines, vineyards, gastronomy, heritage and postcard scenery while driven and guided by a local professional

Our tours are for everyone, from experienced wine connoisseurs to beginners.

Discover the Rhône-Alpes region in the relaxed setting that a small group wine tasting offers accompanied by our friendly and experienced local guide.

If you are looking for something special or more intimate, our VIP privatized wine tasting circuits are made for you.

Our wine tours can be experienced as a day trip or extended to a few days to suit your schedule. Lyon is just 2 hours from Paris by train.

As a winemaker and true wine enthusiast and lover of Rhône Valley, Beaujolais and Burgundy, I will guide you through the region of your choice, showing you the best of its charm and bounty!

Vincent Pontet– Founder of Lyon-Winetours



Group Tours

Tannin Tour

The Northern Rhone Valley will keep no secrets from you!

Welcome to one of the oldest wine regions in the world, the kingdom of Syrah and Viognier. So many wines to taste and enjoy!

Let yourself be tempted by the rich and tannic wines with great potential for cellaring.

A lovely day with a visit to two or three wineries!

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Flirt Tour

Live and discover the real Beaujolais!

Take a day to forget the city and discover the “third river in Lyon.”

Taste several wines in two or three passionating wineries offering their memorable expressions of the gamay and chardonnay varietals.

With its hidden treasures, this forgotten region is really worth visiting!

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Tannin Express

Northern Rhône Valley 1/2-Day Tour

Lyon-winetours fits your busy schedule to help you make the most of the resources of our beautiful region!

- Morning tour available at 9:30 am or afternoon tour available at 2 pm
- 4 people minimum
- Tour duration : about 4 hours and 30 minutes
- Taste a selection of formidable Northern Rhône Valley Syrah and Viognier wines
- Second tasting in private tasting room in Condrieu

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Flirt Express

Beaujolais 1/2-day Tours

Do you only have half day available to do an oenological ride? No problem!

- Pick up at 9:30 am or 1:30 pm
- 4 people minimum
- Tour duration : about 4 hours and 30 minutes
- Wine tasting in a small boutique winery with Gamay & Chardonnay wines.
- Second tasting for the Gamay lovers, with guided tour of the vineyard and visit of the winery

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Private & VIP Tours

Private Tannin Tour

Private access to the Northern Rhone Valley!

Stroll in the vineyards that are home to prestigious Côte Rôtie, Condrieu, and Saint Joseph regions!

Visit reputable domains for intimate tastings. Finish your experience in Condrieu in the private tasting room of your guide as he shares a list of high-qualiy wines directly from his personal cellar curated to your taste.

Enjoy lunch midday in a local restaurant offering regional flavors.

VIP "Grand Cru" Tour

Discover the best of the Northern Rhone Valley!

- All of the “Grands Crus wine road” from Ampuis to Chavanay and via Condrieu
- Stroll in the vineyards and explanations about the legendary blocks
- Visit a reputable private domain for a tasting of prestigious vintages
- Visit the cellars and vineyards of the estates
- Lunch in a renowned gourmet restaurant
- Final tasting in a private tasting room in Condrieu

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VIP Beaujolais & Maconnais

Your destination is Beaujolais, the “third river Lyon” on the Route des “Crus” of the region: Morgon, Fleurie, & Chiroubles!

- Travel through the wine villages of the Mâconnais vineyards
- Chardonnay Prestige tasting at the winery: elegant Chardonnay
-Lunch at a famous gourmet restaurant located right next to the vineyard
- Private tasting in traditional wine cellar, a paradise for Gamay lovers
- Discover the most beautiful expressions of this grape and learn how they are influenced by the “terroir”

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Large Group & Custom Tours


Lyon-Winetours and affiliates can create the itinerary of your choosing to include custom private, VIP, or large group wine tours in all of the Rhône Valley, Beaujolais or Burgundy!

Include historical or gastronomical experiences along with your winetasting as well on request!

*Segway Tours Available in the Northern Rhône Valley and Beaujolais on request


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Practical Information

▪ Tours available in English and French
▪ Pick up from your accommodation
▪ Tours run daily (Sunday and holidays - Private Only)
▪ Circuit groups minimum 4 people / maximum 8 people (please contact us to accommodate 9+ or more)
▪ All inclusive prices (unless stated)
▪ Payment by cash / Credit Card (no Amex) / Automatic booking on / Deposit is required on booking

On Demand :
▪ Privatized and custom circuits / Large Group Tours
▪ Organization of “2+ day trips” with accommodation in our partner hotel
▪ Custom Pickup and Drop-off upon request
▪ Child seats (please specify age and weight)
▪ Our tours are not meant for overindulgence

Book for 2019 Wine Tours!

Dear Wine Lovers, Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a great holidays and are looking forward to some great trips to Lyon this year! I would like to give thanks to all of my excellent clients in 2018 for making it a top year with great company and of course great wine! In the…

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