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Without a doubt, the highlight of our Paris vacation!

My husband and I were returning for our second visit to Paris and decided this time to get outside... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Durham, North Carolina
Excellent wine tasting & tour

We had a terrific day with Cathy and Nigel, the proprietors of Le Tasting Room. They picked us up... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
Wilton, Connecticut
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1-3 day Loire wine tours led by experienced English trade professionals. Discover the diversity of Loire valley wines, visit wineries and vineyards. All tours available as day trips from Paris.
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37 Chemin du Lavoir, 49350 Gennes-Val-de-Loire, France
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I were returning for our second visit to Paris and decided this time to get outside of the city and explore the Loire Valley a bit. Turned out to be our best travel decision to date. Our day with Cathy and Nigel...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

We had a terrific day with Cathy and Nigel, the proprietors of Le Tasting Room. They picked us up promptly at the appointed time and swept us off for a day of wine education and tasting — but we got so much more. We started...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

We are about to open a B&B in the Loire Valley so we thought it would be prudent to learn a little bit about wine. Apparently, knowing that wine comes in red, white and pink isn't going to cut it with our guests! So we...More

Thank melbowler
Reviewed 20 April 2018

We visited Le Tasting Room (by appointment) at the behest of some friends that are professional tour guides. We are from Texas and recently bought an apartment in the Loire Valley - The Valley of the Kings - 1.5 hours by train from Paris. We...More

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 4 November 2017

This was the perfect way to start our visit in Loire. They familiarized us wht the wines, provided a fabulous lunch and took us to a lovely local vineyard. Their knowledge and passion for wine really came through. It was also interesting learning from the...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Our day with Cathy and Nigel was fantastic. They know everything that there is to know about wine! They also took us to see Château Brissac which is not usually part of their activities but was something that we really wanted to do. What a...More

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Thank Denise S
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Our group of 6 had a lovely weekend with "Le Tasting Room". Cathy & Nigel organized everything for us, including putting us in touch with someone to organize lodging and transport from the train. We were picked up at our hotel on Saturday morning, and...More

Thank gaynorb
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

My wife & I had a fantastic time. Lunch in the cellar was particularly special. Fully, fully recommended!!

Thank ridleyaja
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Nigel and Cathy picked us up from Saumur station and gave us a driving tour of local vineyards. We arrived at Le Tasting Room and after a quick coffee we got into the wine tasting. Cathy talked us through the appellations the different wine categories...More

Thank Chris_doyle80
Reviewed 14 August 2017

It was wonderful day with a lot of interesting discussions, rich wine tasting, incredible lunch and very personal touch from the winery visit. Cathy and Nigel are really experts that can give you a deep understanding on Loire wine specifics, but also about very basics...More

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Ralph S
7 February 2017|
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Response from loirewinefan | Property representative |
So sorry for the delay - the message didn't flag up. Yes we have tours in March. A day from Paris is 175€ per person. Don't hesitate to contact me for further information
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Ralph S
7 February 2017|
Response from loirewinefan | Property representative |
The tasting is located in the Loire valley. We collect from the TGV station in Angers from the Paris train and others make their own way to us. We are between Angers and Saumur just by the river in Le Thoureil.
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9 May 2016|
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Response from loirewinefan | Property representative |
Hi there Thanks for getting in contact. As a rule we only offer full day tours but there could be the possibility of attending the tasting part of the day which is from 10h30 until 12h30 if I know in advance and we have... More
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