Montpellier Wine and Oyster Tour
- Small group
- Duration: 3.5 hours
At 09:00 or 14:00, meet your guide on the Esplanade de l'Europe. Start with a visit to a magnificent wine estate and its Renaissance-style castle backed by its 11th century chapel and nestled in a lush garden. You will also visit the vinification cellar and the oak barrel cellar before tasting their range of white, red and rosé wines. Do not miss the typical white wine of the region, ideal companion of your shellfish: the famous Picpoul de Pinet Then, sharpen your palate and delight your taste buds with a visit to an oyster and shellfish farm. Learn about this little known farming and enjoy oysters that may still be in the water at the beginning of your visit. You'll head back to Montpellier around 12.45 or 17:45.
Meet your guide at 2:00 PM at Sète train station and take off for a visit to 2 traditional Languedoc wine estates. Learn everything about the history of the vineyard, winemaking, ageing and take the chance to learn the art of wine tasting. After an initial 30 minute drive, stop at the first winery, visit the cellar and the oak barrel room and finish with a tasting of a varied range of wines. Savor dry and fresh white, taste fruity rosé, and sip velvety and spicy red in a tasting to please all palettes. Head to the second traditional winery and discover a beautiful château surrounded by vineyards. Step into the cellar and taste the excellent range of wines on offer, before you head back to Sète at around 5:30 PM.
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It was a very interesting day and we particularly liked our guide. She gave us very individual and dedicated information on the topics. We can definitely recommend this tour. Thank you very much.
We had a really great experience. The guide was so nice and full of knowledge. We visited a wonderfull winecastle and another really cozy winery.