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Caves Duhard

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58 rue du Rocher des Violettes, 37400, Amboise, France
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Reviewed July 29, 2019 via mobile

Very friendly staff and a great way to spend an hour. We had the chance to explore some of the local wines and there were also tours available.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 25, 2019

Stopped for a tasting in mid-afternoon (no appointment). Tried a few of the white and reds. We aren't connoisseurs but not impressed. Among choices, roses seemed best. Bought a few bottles. Bright spot was Mathias, good sense of humor, accommodating to guests tasters, and knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Pascal M, Propriétaire at Caves Duhard, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2019

Bonjour Artsy, Thank you for sharing your experience. The staff at Caves Duhard is very knowlegeable and passionate about their job. We are happy to offer quality wine tasting of young and rare wines thank's to our unique wine collection from 1874 to nowadays. Connoisseur...More

Reviewed June 15, 2019 via mobile

This was the first cave that we visited in The Val De Loire and it was a great place to start. There was 5 of us in total and our guide was Silvi (we think, he spent the summer in Bordeaux) he was extremely knowledgable...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank AisMolloy
Pascal M, Propriétaire at Caves Duhard, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2019

Bonjour Ais, Thanks! We want our wine tours and tasting to be educational, fun and accessible to connaisseurs and beginners in wine. The cheese assortiment is a very good option to take during the wine tasting. It is the best way to understand food and...More

Reviewed June 13, 2019

The caves were former tuff stone quarries, the stone used in building the local Châteaux. There are video displays explaining this and giving a bit of history. The oenologist explains the steps in wine production and has a system that allows you to identify different...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Pascal M, Propriétaire at Caves Duhard, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2019

Bonjour Peach, Merci beaucoup. Good wine tours accessible to everyone, elegant wines, great staff. This is how we want you to experience caves Duhard winery. Bonne dégustation Pascal Caves Duhard, since 1894

Reviewed May 29, 2019

Our experience at Caves Duhard in Amboise was wonderful! The staff were friendly, funny and informative, and the tour was unique, not only helping us to understand the regional wines, but also giving us the opportunity to test our sensory skills to appreciate wines –...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 21, 2019 via mobile

Great experience , wonderful charming welcoming and easy to get to from amboise . Wine could use improvement but we purchased anyways to have a keepsake of the memory . Guide was passionate and charismatic and pleasant . Location is fantastic although could use some...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Pascal M, Propriétaire at Caves Duhard, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2019

Bonjour Sharon, Thank you very much for your comment. We will be happy to present you new wines of the vintage 2017 and outsanding 2018. Next winter we plan to open a food and wine pairing restaurant with Loire River view! A bientôt Pascal Caves...More

Reviewed May 13, 2019

The good: the staff could not have been nicer or more welcoming. The rest: most of the "tour" is a self guided walk through caves looking at videos, much of which has nothing to do with wine. The wines offered were mediocre, and there was...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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PascalM789, Propriétaire at Caves Duhard, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2019

Bonjour Jane, Thank you for your nice comment regarding the quality of Caves Duhard welcoming. Our wine tours have 3 parts. 15 minutes of presentation with a sommelier in the 5 sens gallery (terroirs, wine making process, 4 barrels with different aromas organised by family,...More

Reviewed May 11, 2019

We spent a few days in Amboise and decided to kill some time with a cave tour and tasting. Turned out to be a great idea. Tour was fun and informative and the wines were tasty, and were the cheeses. Bought a few bottles to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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PascalM789, Propriétaire at Caves Duhard, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2019

Bonjour William, Thank you for your nice comments. We work hard to give you a good wine experience of the Loire valley wines. Like 95% of our visitors, you enjoyed the tour and tasting. Merci beaucoup. Best regards Pascal

Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

Wonderful tour and wine tasting! A unique tour to experience the Loire Valley. The tour guide and sommelier are passionate about the wine and story behind their product. A definite must do on your trip to the Loire Valley!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank MarilynE221
Pascal M, Propriétaire at Caves Duhard, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2019

Bonjour Marilyn, Merci, merci! We are lucky to have a wonderful heritage with the 15th century caves and our wines are made with passion and generosity. Thank you so much for your nice comment. Best regards, Pascal Caves Duhard, since 1874

Reviewed December 5, 2018

My wife and I wandered in while walking the river for a tasting and were greeted and seated with sampling glasses. The nice lady (which I can't remember her name) then proceeded to educate us on Loire Valley wines. She was genuinely wanting us to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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