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Caveau du Gigondas

Place de la Mairie, France
011-33-4-90-65-82-29
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Ranked #41 of 261 Shopping in Provence
Type: Specialty Shops
Activities: Shopping, Wine tasting
Description: This wine cellar offers opportunities for wine tasting and learning about the production process of wine.
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Seattle
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This caveau (regional wine tasting room) is free and provides the opportunity to "visit" dozens of wineries at a single time. There is no obligation to buy anything, but our group bought several bottles for opening later during our stay in Cairanne. The Gigondas AOC is famously excellent, but visiting the caveau allows you the chance to separate out the... More

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Buda, Texas
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77 reviews 77 reviews
33 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

I was excited to drive around the Vaison-la-Romaine and try out different wineries. It's a beautiful area with many choices. I was not all that impressed with Caveau du Gigondas. There is a LONG list of wines available to try, but unfortunately we didn't get much feedback on how to choose. They are not listed by type(say full-bodied, light, spicy,... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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336 reviews 336 reviews
150 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Not the friendliest wine tasting I have ever attended. The staff did not appear anxious to engage in any manner. There is lots of wine to choose from and taste though. If you are keen on trying Gigondas wine then head here, otherwise, don't bother.

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Exeter, RI
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66 reviews 66 reviews
28 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

My wife and I were here this past May, on a cool and somewhat quite day. We walked into the tasting room and the two clerks were helping other customers. We walked around the store, looking at their offerings....and looked and looked. Never an acknowledgement, or a bon jour.......so we went next door.

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Napa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

Recommended to us by ColinElliott of Loire Valley Wine Tour this maison de vin is quite exceptional. Huge range of Gigondas wines are available to taste - the problem is to know which to ask for. Colin gave us a list of a few they had tasted and purchased in the summer and we were warned to research the wines... More

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