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Alsace Wine Route: Tasting Tour from Strasbourg provided by Ophorus

Alsace Wine Route: Tasting Tour from Strasbourg

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Overview
Get off the beaten track on a tasting tour of Alsace, home to picturesque vineyards. The region in eastern France is famous for its fairytale-like villages, but its under-the-radar wine route is another draw. On this tasting tour from Strasbourg, you learn about Alsace’s history at the crossroads of France and Germany and sample grape varieties at multiple vineyards.
Highlights
  • In-depth tasting tour of Alsace's wine route
  • Round-trip transportation from Strasbourg in a luxury minivan
  • Sample tasty regional varieties of wine in cellars, wineries, and family-run estates
  • Enjoy free time for a local lunch (own expense) or explore medieval villages
What to Expect
Make your own way to central Strasbourg to meet your guide, group, and minivan for this behind-the-scenes tasting tour of Alsace’s best vineyards. Start your trip on the Alsace Wine Route Ater, a 105-mile (170-kilometer) stretch of scenic roadway at the foothills of the Vosges mountain chain. Enjoy panoramic views of vine-covered slopes and red-roofed, fairytale homes tucked into the valley. Your first stop is in Mittelbergheim, where you taste Alsatian wines that might include Pinot blanc, Sylvaner and Riesling. Next, make a stop in Dambach-la-Ville, the largest wine-producing village in Alsace, known for producing riesling and gewürztraminer, for a tasting at a wine cellar. Finally, visit Ribeauvillé and Riquewihr for your last wine-tasting session, where you learn about local growers such as the Trimbach family and Hugel family. When the tastings are done, your minivan takes you back to Strasbourg.
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Important Information
Departure Point
17 Place de la Cathédrale, 67000 Strasbourg, France
Duration
8h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • 3 wine tastings
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Free WiFi access on board
  • Entry/Admission - Route des Vins d'Alsace
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Personal insurance and expenses
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Adult only tour, children under 18 years of age are not allowed
  • At least 2 adults are required for this activity to take place
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Francisco Javie... R wrote a review Nov 2019
2 contributions3 helpful votes
Overall, this tour is a fantastic introduction to Alsatian viticulture. It consists of three tastings which combined offer good insight into the myriad wines that the region can produce from its seven approved varietals. Our tour began with brief stop on a hilltop vineyard
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Response from CaroleOphorus, Public Relations Manager at Alsace Wine Route: Tasting Tour from Strasbourg
Responded 7 Nov 2019
Bonjour Francisco, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us! We are very pleased to read how much you liked your experience in Alsace, the wines from the area are fantastic indeed! We look forward to welcoming you back in France in another region. Kind regards, Carole from Ophorus
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Zach T wrote a review Oct 2019
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All day tour was worth the money. Simon was a great guide. He was knowledgeable about the history of the region as well as the wine
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pasweet wrote a review Sep 2019
Dayton, Ohio317 contributions108 helpful votes
This company sent us several reminders in advance of our tour. On the day of the tour we were picked up in a timely manner from an easily located spot by Danielle. There were only 3 folks on our tour which made it nice. Danielle was friendly and knowledgeable about the area.
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pkoutsenko wrote a review Sep 2019
Moscow19 contributions15 helpful votes
I have only the best things to say about this tour. Our guide Danielle was very nice and very knowledgeable, very proud of her heritage and identity. The minivan was very comfortable. Of course the real stars of the tour were the beautiful views and the wines. We visited 3
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Date of experience: September 2019
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David E wrote a review Aug 2019
Broomfield, Colorado10 contributions2 helpful votes
A most memorable day including 3 magnificent wine tastings. Our guide, Adreanna made us feel like family and was outstanding in satisfying our wine choices as well as finding a wonderful small family restaurant for our lunch. Exceptional day !!
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Very nice day out
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Fantastic full day tour in Alsace
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Awesome trip!
I really enjoyed this trip! Laurent was our guide and he was fantastic! He would tell us interesting info on the wa
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Alsace day trip
It was a good tour our guide Ron was very nice and explained about the areas efficiently. Overall a good day tour.
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Great day out in Alsace
Florence was an amazing guide. She had a great pace of delivery in her interesting information (French and English)
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Excelente escolha
A viagem em si já é fantástica. Cidadezinhas com um charme todo especial, melhor ainda se você puder contar com o a
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One of the best
Both my wife and I loved this tour it was perfect only 5 people in our group so it was very easy getting around Th
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Amazing day at Alsace
An amazing way to see Alsace and it’s beautiful villages. Simon was great at letting us know about the history and
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Excellent tour guide... Monsieur Olivier is one of the BEST TOUR GUIDES; very knowledgeable and EXTREMELY PLEASANT!
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A fantastic day of Sightseeing
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OUTSTANDING TOUR
Our Alsace day trip with Olivier was a highlight of our 20 day trip to Europe. He was very knowledgeable of all th
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Great trip
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Key Details
  • Route des Vins d'Alsace
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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