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Small Group Tours

A professional winemaker as your guide

Visit…

The vineyards and the region: Côte Rôtie, Condrieu, Fleurie and Chiroubles… each home to their own unique style of wine, winemaking and regional heritage.

Learn…

About the daily life of a winemaker. I will show you the secrets of the regions and explain how the work of the winemaker changes radically according to the season both in the cellar and in the vineyard.

Taste…

You will taste a selection of the wines of the area with a focus on the varieties of Syrah, Gamay, Chardonnay and Viognier, which are the tradition of the region. You will taste at least four wines at each winery we visit and you will also be advised about food / wine matching.

Flirt

Tour #1
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.
With its hidden treasures, this forgotten region is really worth visiting

The program:

In the morning

  • Direction Mâcon tasting prestigious white wines made from Chardonnay.
    The winemaker will comment on the tasting and discuss his winemaking techniques with you.

At noon, enjoy delicious local cuisine.
Menus from 20 € (not included).

In the afternoon

  • The second tasting is the paradise for Gamay lovers, the winery visit will also be accompanied by the winemaker.
  • Either: last tasting of several Beaujolais wines or visit the wine’s Hamlet in Romanèches Thorins (+ 15 € / person, visits with audio guide).

Be surprised!

from 140 € / person

Tour also available in half-day

 

 

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Tannin

Tour #2
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!

The program: an “authentic” course

In the morning

  • Tasting of at least 7 prestige white and red wines including the famous northern wines with guided tour of the cellar.

Lunch in a cozy restaurant.
Menus from 15 € (not included).

In the afternoon

  • Second tasting in a family estate for the enjoyment of fans of Syrah and Viognier
  • Either: last tasting or visit of the famous Gallo-Roman Museum of Saint-Romain-en-Gal (visit 2 hours / 2:30 with audio guide)

from 140 € / pers

Tour also available in half-day

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Tannin : an “Organic” course

Tour #3
Discover the “Organic” wines of the region.

A philosophy, a will.
To obtain the label “Organic Wine” the winemaking must meet specific requirements and  be using grapes from vines grown according to the required methods of organic farming.
The vines should be conducted in a very specific set of loads: prohibition of chemical weed control and of the use of synthetic treatment products. The protection of the vineyard is only with minerals, sulfur and copper, but also often with plant extracts.

The program:

In the morning

  • Prestige tasting of several white and red wines; with guided tour of the winery and explanations from the winemaker about what an organic wine is.

Lunch in a cozy restaurant
Menus from € 15 (not included)

The afternoon

  • Second tasting in a family estate in the cellar for the enjoyment of fans of Syrah and Viognier
  • Third tasting in the “Coteaux du Lyonnais”, the nearest vineyards to the regional capital of the Gauls, or visit the famous Gallo-Roman Museum in Saint-Romain-en-Gal (visit 2 hours / 2:30 with audio guide).

   from 140 € / person

 

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Discovery

Tour #4
Exceptional wines and a ride in Roman lands

Vienna was one of the greatest cities of Roman Gaul and the capital of the Allobroges.
This half day tour is ideal if you don’t have much time to spend. Wine tasting will be accompanied by specially matched meats and cheeses of the region.

The program:

  • Tasting of great wines of the Rhone Valley North and South in a vaulted cellar. A selection of prestige red and white wines matched to regional dishes
  • Visit of the famous Gallo-Roman Museum in Saint-Romain-en-Gal (visit 2 hours / 2:30 with audio guide)

from 100 € / person

 

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Half-day tours

You only have half day available to do an oenological ride? No problem, Lyon-winetours fits your busy schedule to help you make the most of the resources of our beautiful region!

1/2 Flirt : Express Tour of Beaujolais

  • Pick up at 9am or 1pm, 4 people minimum, circuit 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

from 100 € / person

 

1/2 Tannin: Express Tour of the Rhone Valley

  • Pick up at 9am or 1pm, 4 people minimum, circuit about 4 hours and 30 minutes
  • Great tasting of the Rhone Valley wines in a vaulted cellar. A selection of Syrah and Viognier.
  • Second tasting in a really small boutique winery.

from 100 € / person

 

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