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Avignon Wine Tours

Avignon, France
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Ranked #2 of 28 activities in Avignon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
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Media, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Francois was the BEST wine tour guide you could ever imagine. He is entertaining - but really knowledgeable and a good teacher. We saw the cobble stones where the vines grow and learned that they are 20 meters deep because of the glaciers. We learned the 6 steps in tasting wine - Wine drinking will never be the same for... More

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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55 reviews 55 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Incredibly knowledgeable and wonderfully personable, Francois provides a wonderful and entertaining tour. We learned to not only appreciate traditional white and red wines of the region, but also how rich and varied the roses can be. On our Monday tour of the Lirac, we were fascinated with the tour of one vineyard that continues the 2000 year old tradition of... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

My wife and I had a great time with Francois, so much so we ended up booking three days in a row! On our advanced request Francois gave us a private tour in the northern Rhone valley, in Hermitage, which I STRONGLY recommend! The vineyards are about an hour drive north of Avignon by car or very nearby the TGV... More

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Healdsburg, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We had both an educational and entertaining day. From the wine tasting lessions, beautiful views of the countryside to the Friday market visit and lunch in a small village, it was all a delight with our host, Francois - a long day but highly satisfying. We found the 6 steps to "proper" wine tasting somewhat complicated but ultimately it was... More

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Great Neck, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Just came back from the Thursday tour with Francois. It was wonderful! The wines, the scenery, the food and the company made our last day in Avignon so memorable. Francois is charming and entertaining as well as very knowledgable about wines and the area. Don't miss it!

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Columbus, Ohio
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Francois picked us up at our vrbo in St. Remy for a day of touring Chateauneuf du Pape. It was an experience of a lifetime. He was entertaining, knowledgeable, and did he best to make our day enjoyable. He succeeded. We went to a nice little place for lunch and had a great meal (plus a little more wine!). I... More

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Augusta, Georgia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We did the Thursday tour and enjoyed every minute of it. Francois is passionate and communicates lots of information in an entertaining way. We learned a lot about wine during this tour, met lots of nice people, tasted several good wines, and the scenery along the way was absolutely breathtaking. This tour is worth your time and money.

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Portland, OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We booked a tour to the Luberon with Francois for our group of four, and shared the van with one other couple (I believe six people is the limit.) Our first clue to this experience was Francois' offer to pick us up right at our front door in St. Remy. It just got better from there. As others here have... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

We had three tours with Francois, all were different and enjoyable. I was amazed by the places he chooses for lunch, Incredible food at cheap prices. Francois provides you with French Wine education, delivered in a entertaining way. A lovely generous Man. Thanks.

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

My husband and I stayed in St. Remy and Francois was generous enough to pick us up there in his comfortable Peugeot. We had an amazing day touring the Luberon region. Francois is incredibly knowledgeable about wine and the beautiful Provence region. He is funny, considerate and made our day one we will never forget. We can't wait to go... More

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