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Amboise: Caves Ambacia Visit and Wine Tasting

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Amboise: Caves Ambacia Visit and Wine Tasting

From US$ 13.54 per person

Tease your 5 senses at Les Caves Ambacia, wine merchants since 1874. Discover 16th century troglodyte caves dug in limestone. Tour the wine collection and taste 3 wines with a sommelier. Opt to pair your wine with food, if you wish.

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Duration 75 minutes
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English, Esperanto, French
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  • Feel your senses come alive on a sensorial tour of Les Caves Ambacia winery
  • Explore 150 years of wine history and discover a vintage wine collection
  • Sample 3 wines with a sommelier
  • Pair your wine with some food, if option selected
Full description

Discover the original wines and matured vintages on offer at the house Duhard, founded in 1874. Visit their 16th-century troglodyte caves facing the Loire near the historical center of Amboise and enjoy a wine tour experience in 2 parts. First, awaken and stimulate your 5 senses and learn more about wine on the Sensorial tour. Then, travel through 150 years of wine history on the Vintages Odyssey tour of  Les Caves Ambacia (formerly Les Caves Duhard) wine collection. Follow your tour with a tasting of 3 wines with a sommelier, with an optional food and wine pairing also available. After, enjoy the delicatessen boutique and purchase wines with shipping available worldwide. Tours in English take place at 12 PM, 2 PM, and 4 PM. Tours in French take place at 11 AM, 3 PM, and 5 PM.

  • Wine tour with Sensorial Experience, the Vintage Odyssey, and Sommelier Wine Tasting (3 wines)
  • Food pairing (if option selected)
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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Les Caves Duhard. Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the activity starts.

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  • Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the activity starts
  • Tours in English take place at 12 PM, 2 PM, and 4 PM
  • Tours in French take place at 11 AM, 3 PM, and 5 PM
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What a brilliant tour, we knew nothing about wines and learned so much that now we can appreciate the good "stuff". Our guide was the winery owner and he was great, he had a wonderful sense of humour and was so enthusiastic about his wines and taught us a lot. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone if you want to learn about wines or even if you know a lot about them as the tasting part was fantastic.

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July 30, 2021

We purchased this tour on GetYorGuide to visit a typical troglodyte winery while passing through Amboise. The cellar can be reached very easily (it takes about 10 minutes on foot from the castle). The place is truly impressive and the guides are very kind and prepared. During the tour you can also try an olfactory game, guessing blindly the various aromas of the wine. The tour ends with an excellent and abundant tasting of different wines of their production. To try their cheeses, exceptional! Absolutely recommended! Unmatched value for money!

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August 22, 2019

Slechts met ons beiden. Goede engelstalige gids, die ons in 15 minuten de werking van het b verteld, daarna zelf en rondje met een drietal videos gedaan. Proeverij van verschillend rode en wittewijnen met goede uitleg, en met hapjes (+€5), niet opdringerig om te verkopen. Aanrader

September 20, 2021

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