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Maison des Sancerre

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Address: 3, Rue du Meridien, Sancerre, France
Phone Number: +33 2 48 54 11 35
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Description: Maison des Sancerre, a visit to share with family or friends.Enter the...
Maison des Sancerre, a visit to share with family or friends.Enter the winemakers universe and discover what makes Sancerre such a special wine area : complexity of the soils, various wine-management tasks, wine-making and tasting.Wine fairs, jazz and rock concert … a « wine-cultural » season aimed at you !
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Fantastic 4D experience

Well worth the visit if only to have experienced the surprises offered by the 4D film.....brilliant fun. However Sancerre wine comes in both red and rose versions and so it was a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Well worth the visit if only to have experienced the surprises offered by the 4D film.....brilliant fun. However Sancerre wine comes in both red and rose versions and so it was a disappointment to only have the opportunity for a "degustation" of a white wine ...good though it was. The gift shop is well stocked and attentively managed by multilingual... More 

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Burlington, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Not only can you get information on vineyards that are open and where they are, but there's also an exhibition on the making of the wine, the history, etc., etc. - all the information you'd ever need. There's the 4D movie, everyone mentions, the 4th dimension is being blown on, rained on, feeling that a snake is slithering over your... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

A small and fun museum with lots of information about the history and making of wine in France. The displays are in both French and English. The museum offers a self guided tour, a nice garden and a fun 3 D movie that is fun for children and adults (don't miss it, it will make you laugh). The staff at... More 

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MaisondesSancerre, Responsable réception at Maison des Sancerre, responded to this review

Bonjour, thank you for your message. We are glad that you spent a good time in La Maison des Sancerre. Hope to see you soon in Sancerre ! Sincerly More 

Rye, New York
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29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

If you are in the village - this is a must see. It walks through the history in quite an interesting way. It also has several videos of the winemakers recounting the history - I was happy to see someone I had met a local bar the night before in the video - Sancerre is a very small town. The... More 

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MaisondesSancerre, Responsable réception at Maison des Sancerre, responded to this review

Bonjour, thank you for your message. We are glad that you spent a good time in La Maison des Sancerre. Hope to see you soon in Sancerre ! Sincerly More 

England
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109 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

For adults alone it is OK - average value for money. However, children go free and they will really enjoy the 4D film. There should also be a vine machine simulator, but it was broken when we visited. For adults, there is a tasting (one very small glass of Sancerre), but it is not worth visiting if you are hoping... More 

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MaisondesSancerre, Responsable réception at Maison des Sancerre, responded to this review

Bonjour, thank you for your message. We're sorry for the broken tractor simulator, we try to repair it. Indeed la Maison des Sancerre is not a place to taste many sancerre wines it's more a museum to discover the wine area. The best place to taste is in the wineries! Nevertheless we take note of your remark and we'll try... More 

Winter Park, Florida
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

They've redone the museum. You need to take a new look. But please fix the tractor. Some new things in the gift shop as well.

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MaisondesSancerre, Responsable relations publiques at Maison des Sancerre, responded to this review

Thank you for your message. We're doing our best to fix the simulator and we are sorry about this problem. Hope to see you back in Sancerre soon ! Best regards More 

Los Angeles
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136 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Fun time in the Maison de Sancerre wine museum. Multi-media presentations about the Sancerre wine region ending with a tasting. Had alot of fun doing this.

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MaisondesSancerre, Responsable réception at Maison des Sancerre, responded to this review

We're delighted that you enjoyed your tour of the Maison des Sancerre. best regards More 

Oswestry, shropshire
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36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Spent a fascinating hour in this well kept and well laid out attraction. Learnt about all the different landscapes of the Sancerre region and why they are like they are, all that goes into a making of a bottle of wine and then you get to try a white wine from the region. Nice little gift shop too.

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MaisondesSancerre, Responsable réception at Maison des Sancerre, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your message! We are delighted that you spent a good moment at La Maison des Sancerre. Sincerly, Maison des Sancerre's team More 

Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My wife and I drove to Sancerre from our hotel in Bourges - it was an easy and beautiful drive through the golden fields of colza. About 45 minutes or so. When we arrived, we parked on the outer circle drive around this hill town and walked up until we found the Maison des Sancerre. We were there on a... More 

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MaisondesSancerre, Responsable réception at Maison des Sancerre, responded to this review

Bonjour, we apologize for the relief map malfunction when you came. nevertheless we are pleased that you enjoyed the rest of the tour. Best regards More 

Conway, Arkansas
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

There's a room of really good information about the wine. There's a small garden with information about things that grow. And there's a glass of wine at the end. By itself, this would not be enough to recommend a visit. But... THERE'S A 4D THEME PARK STYLE RIDE in which you pretend to be a grape flown by a ladybug... More 

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MaisondesSancerre, Responsable réception at Maison des Sancerre, responded to this review

Bonjour, We are glad you enjoyed our new animation the dynamic cinema. However, we regret that you did not mention the informative part of the tour, called the illuminated space that gives serious information about the vineyards of Sancerre : history, soils, training and management of the vines, process of making wine... This space is maybe not reported enough and... More 

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