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Maison des Vins du Minervois

35 quai des Tonneliers | Dans le Batiment de la Capitainerie - Face a la Passerelle Bleue, 11200 Homps, France
+33 4 68 91 29 48
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Popped in for a couple of bottles

We moored up temporarily to buy some wine. We had visitied here last year and I wanted a couple of... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2016
MilkoHastings_UK
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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Excellent selection and very knowledgeable

Not advertised greatly but a true find on the canal du midi . An interesting museum and brilliant... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
patriciahanton
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
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35 quai des Tonneliers | Dans le Batiment de la Capitainerie - Face a la Passerelle Bleue, 11200 Homps, France
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

We moored up temporarily to buy some wine. We had visitied here last year and I wanted a couple of bottles to share with friends on our boat. Wine good (bought mid price) and service with a smile. A full range of prices available from...More

Thank MilkoHastings_UK
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Not advertised greatly but a true find on the canal du midi . An interesting museum and brilliant selection of wine at very reasonable prices. Went in out of interest and came out with 2 cases ! Well worth a visit

Thank patriciahanton
Reviewed 15 August 2016

A must do! A wonderful wine "shop". The gentleman who served us had perfect English and really knew his stuff. We tasted (and purchased) many wonderful wines at surprisingly low prices. He also explained about the different wine producing regions. Wonderful gifts and postcards available...More

1  Thank Boswell4
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Every time we visit the Maison des Vins we come away with great wines. The guys who work there really know their stuff, so if they make a recommendation, take it, as we did. A budget Chateau Saite Eualalie (5.90€) was a cracker. Actually so...More

1  Thank Guy P
BertrandCM, Gérant at Maison des Vins du Minervois, responded to this review

Waouh !! A great Thanks for your post. We really appreciate your advise about Château Ste Eulalie & Château Maris and us, and (I'm not sure) but you maybe found both in Aussie (I hope for you). See you next time in our beautifful region...More

Reviewed 31 May 2016

This is one of the best wine shops we visited in France. We were warmly welcomed and the information was informative. We tasted a number of wines, giving us a clear idea of the local wine styles and quality. There is also a free wifi...More

Thank Robyn168
BertrandCM, Gérant at Maison des Vins du Minervois, responded to this review

What a great compliment ! We work hard for our customers so when we've got this kind of commentary it's our best reward. See you soon in Homps ;) Kind regards Team Minervois

Reviewed 17 May 2016

Lots of info on local events and activities and a selection of jams is also available. Upstairs is an art exposeMore

Thank Lawrence P
BertrandCM, Gérant at Maison des Vins du Minervois, responded to this review

Thanks for your post !!! ---> 5 stars... amazing, it's our best reward for our work !!! ;) Indeed we've got lots of local products in our wine shop. (salt, truffle, jam, rice...) See you soon along the fabulous Canal du Midi. Kind regards. Team...More

Reviewed 12 May 2016

We strolled in just to have a look around. We were offered tasting but declined as I was driving and we really weren't going to buy anything anyway. They had a great range of regional wines and seemed very enthusiastic and helpful but we're not...More

1  Thank SLKmaniac
Reviewed 15 September 2015

For quality wines, occassional tastings, and generally good advice and discussion, this is an exceptionally worthwhile place to visit, agian, and again, and again! Friendly and well informed wine purchasing advice which is not at all snobby or over technical is a premium and simple...More

2  Thank 34210king
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

Understandably a popular location being on the Canal and lots of people come in like we did after visiting or being in one of the boats. The area is lovely and spacious. It's dark which can be a respite from the bright searing heat. On...More

1  Thank Gerry B
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Visited here after leaving our LeBoat in a week of scorching heat (32'+) and it was raining! Wished we had come across it earlier in our trip so we could have stocked up on wine for the trip.... but great to get information for another...More

Thank Stufio_7
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stoffel2015
We will be on Canal du Midi in August. We would like to do wine tasting at Maison des Vins du Minervous. Are they open on a sunday/ monday as we are not sure how long it will take on the canal and what times are they open. Hope to hear from you soon. Regards Stoffel van der Linde
18 July 2015|
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Response from BertrandCM | Property representative |
Hello Mr Van der Linde, It's close on Sunday but open on Monday from 9h to 12h am & 2h to 7h pm. We propose free tasting everyday so if you want to taste something it's not a problem. It's very esay to find, it's just along... More
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