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Caves Louis de Grenelle

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Address: 839 rue Marceau, 49415 Saumur, France
Phone Number: 02 41 50 23 21
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Description: Situated at 12m underground in the centre of Saumur, the Louis de Grenelle...
Situated at 12m underground in the centre of Saumur, the Louis de Grenelle wine cellars have been producing, in the purest tradition, Cremant de Loire and Saumur Brut ever since 1859. In this former tufa quarry, you will discover the secrets of traditional wine-producing methods. After the guided tour there will be a commented wine-tasting session. You will also be able to discover wine in a wine-dedicated space.
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We have visited and tasted the sparkling and still wines of this house many times before and other ones in Saumur butt always come back to this one, the tour in the cellars is a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Blaina
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85 reviews 85 reviews
33 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We have visited and tasted the sparkling and still wines of this house many times before and other ones in Saumur butt always come back to this one, the tour in the cellars is a trip not to be missed. If you visit as often as U.S. It's worthwhile having a fidelity card.

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Grenelle49, Responsable relations publiques at Caves Louis de Grenelle, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you to share your opinion on TripAdvisor and for your fidelity! We’re delighted to know that you had a good time in our family house. Looking forward to welcoming you again soon! Best regards, Caves Louis de Grenelle More 

Chambéry, Rhône-Alpes, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We spent a late afternoon taking a tour of the caves. Did not expect to find such extensive tunnels and the history linked to it! The staff are very friendly and helpful, and the wine tasting afterwards was delightful. To think that this treat is absolutely free! The kids were very happy to sample the sparkling grape juice, and we... More 

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Grenelle49, Responsable relations publiques at Caves Louis de Grenelle, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much to share your opinion on Trip Advisor. We are happy you’ve enjoyed the tour and the wine tasting. You’re right, the price is very cheap indeed : only 2.50€ per person ! Looking forward to welcoming you again soon! Best regards, Caves Louis de Grenelle More 

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We found out about this cave from the Tourist Information Centre which was within walking distance of the town centre. We arrived mid afternoon on the Monday before Christmas and were greeted by the friendly staff and offered a tour of the caves in English at half past the hour (we popped across the road to the L'Habana café for... More 

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Grenelle49, Responsable relations clients at Caves Louis de Grenelle, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you very much for your kind comments. We are delighted to know that you had a good time in our family house. You are welcome to come back anytime you want. Best regards, Caves Louis de Grenelle. More 

Genneteil, France
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80 reviews 80 reviews
27 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

As we live locally we visit here relatively regularly, bringing friends and family and simply visiting the shop on our own to buy wine. It has to be said that if you buy more often than the average tourist then you must become a fidelity customer... They look after their regulars! Since our last visit, the tour has been upgraded... More 

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Grenelle49, Responsable relations clients at Caves Louis de Grenelle, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you to share your opinion on Trip Advisor. We are always delighted to have feedback from our visitors, we are happy to know that you had a good time in our family business and that you learnt even more this time. Thank you very much for your fidelity! Looking forward to welcoming you again soon! Best regards, Caves... More 

London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

It is always a pleasure to return to the Caves de Grenelle. It has been some years since we took the cellar tour, but if memory serves well - the visit is well worth taking. We return regularly to re-stock on the excellent sparkling wines. The 'rose brut is a match to any you may find in the Champagne. Well... More 

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Grenelle49, Responsable commercial at Caves Louis de Grenelle, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind comments. We are delighted to learn that you appreciate our sparkling wines especially the rose brut. It will be a real pleasure to welcome you back next time. Best regards, Cave Louis de Grenelle More 

Bedford, United Kingdom
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177 reviews 177 reviews
64 attraction reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We visited on a Saturday afternoon and were the only two people taking that tour. Our guide angelique was delightful, extremely knowledgeable about the history of the cave and the House Grenelle. The tour was in English and all aspects of the wine making process were explained as well as some history about the cave itself. After the tour we... More 

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Grenelle49, Responsable commercial at Caves Louis de Grenelle, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you very much for your kind comments. It’s always a pleasure to share our knowledge and our love for sparkling wines. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed the tour and the wine and we hope to see you again. Best regards. Caves Louis de Grenelle. More 

Uckfield, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We have been here twice now. Staff amazing and very helpful. Visit only 2euros including tasting. The wine is amazing. Well worth a visit.

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Grenelle49, Responsable commercial at Caves Louis de Grenelle, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your fidelity to our family house. We are very pleased that you share your experience on trip advisor! We hope to welcome you again. Caves Louis de grenelle. More 

Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Located in (actually under) Saumur. A very interesting tour of the caves - we had a guide to ourselves (5 of us) - followed by a good sampling of wines. Children go free but still get a glass of sparkling grape juice. Definitely get value for money but we then spent far too much in the shop!

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Grenelle49, Responsable relations publiques at Caves Louis de Grenelle, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you to share your opinion on TripAdvisor. We’re delighted to know that you had a good time in our family house. Best regards, Caves Louis de Grenelle More 

Waasmunster, Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Tour around the caves was very interesting, giving some history of the brand as well as the production process of their sparkling wine (same as Champagne). The tasting in itself is very comprehensive, and you're able to taste all of their different wines. My personal favourite was their Grand Cuvée, which can certainly compete with decent Champagne. Tip: if you're... More 

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Grenelle49, Responsable relations clients at Caves Louis de Grenelle, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you to share your opinion on TripAdvisor. We’re delighted to know that you had a good time in our family house. Best regards. Les Caves de Grenelles. More 

France
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87 reviews 87 reviews
45 attraction reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I visited this with members of my family on a very hot day. The underground visit was refreshing and the wine tasting even moreso! I have claustophobia issues but the tunnels are wide and well lit and not a problem for me. The tour was commentated in both French and English. This was a free visit as our hotel (Alcyon)... More 

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Grenelle49, Responsable relations publiques at Caves Louis de Grenelle, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you to share your opinion on TripAdvisor. We’re delighted to know that you had a good time in our family house. Best regards, Caves Louis de Grenelle More 

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