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Le Tasting Room Wine - Day Tours

37 Chemin du Lavoir, 49350 Gennes, France
00 33 2 41 79 80 21
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Gennes
Type: Wineries
Owner description: 1-3 day Loire wine tours led by experienced English trade professionals. Discover the diversity of Loire valley wines, visit wineries and vineyards.... more » Owner description: 1-3 day Loire wine tours led by experienced English trade professionals. Discover the diversity of Loire valley wines, visit wineries and vineyards. All tours available as day trips from Paris. « less
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Peachtree City, Georgia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Everything you read of this couple's guidance and the experience they offer is true. The wine, the boundless information, the tour, the meal, the cheese, the grounds, etc. So very much top notch. If wine tasting and tour is your interest, it's hard to see your time and money spent any better than here.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My mother and I had a wonderful experience with Cathy and Nigel. As others have said, this is an easy day trip from Paris via the TGV from Gare Montparnasse to Angers. The hosts welcome you to their beautiful home in quiet French Countryside. They are a wealth of knowledge on the Loire Valley and its winemaking traditions. Our morning... More

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Cant praise Cathy and Nigel enough for a fantastic day tasting marvellous wines and eating superb French food. We were collected from Angers station after a simple train trip down from Paris followed by a scenic trip to Cumeray where we were welcomed with a glass of rather splendid fizz. The wine tasting was both fun and informative I certainly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We had a wonderful day trip to the Loire Valley. Le Tasting Room is owned and operated by a delightful British couple who share a love of French wine and food. Cathy picked us up at the Angers train station, about a 90 minute trip from Paris. We had a lovely drive along the River Loire before arriving at their... More

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

If you are in France, not just nearby, you must visit Cathy and Nigel! Great day, great wine, great food and a sail down the Loire. Unforgettable!

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We cannot recommend this highly enough! Cathy and Nigel are super hosts - attention to detail is immaculate, they are absolutely lovely people to spend a day with. Our day was a mix of experiences - wine tasting first - informative - loved the fact that Cathy and Nigel's enthusiasm and knowledge overflows into all they do - they love... More

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UK
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Stopped off en route to the Le Mans Classic for a wonderful journey through the wines of the Loire courtesy of Cathy and Nigel at Le Tasting Room. They accommodated our differing palates in an unpretentious, educational and enjoyable day, culminating in a relaxing lunch in their atmospheric cellar. Highly recommended for anyone interested in sampling a range of what... More

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Highly recommended, easy day trip from Paris. We persevered with the train strikes to arrive in scenic Loire Valley greeted by delightful Cathy. So glad we did, everything was as promised. We had THE most fun day tasting wines, having lunch, visiting a vineyard. Lots of interesting information about history, the land, and of course, wine! Lots of laughs, too.... More

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Dallas, Texas
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Day One of our vacation with Artistic Gourmet Adventures found us at Cathy and Nigel's lovely, picturesque abode in the Loire Valley. It was a delightful day spent learning about the region, it's wines and local color. Cathy and Nigel were generous and fun in sharing a great amount of information and insight into regional viticulture. They prepared a lovely,... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We spent a wonderful day with Cathy and Nigel. They are great company, very warm, accommodating and extremely knowledgeable about wine in the local region. The meal we had was superb and very much appreciated. We thoroughly enjoyed the time we spent here and would highly recommend to others. Cathy, Nigel, thanks very much! Jason and Lou

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