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Great cave full of wine and history!

The lady who helped us was so sweet and knowledgeable! The white wines were exceptional, and the... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Great place to pick up a few bottles

We popped into Cave Monplaisir on our way through. Its a grest place to pick up a few bottles of... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
Rachael D
Jersey, United Kingdom
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Quai Pasteur, 37500, Chinon, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You will certainly learn something, and the guides were interesting and sometimes amusing. but at the end of the day, they are trying to sell you wine.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

The lady who helped us was so sweet and knowledgeable! The white wines were exceptional, and the reds were delicious as well! Definitely make this cave a place to visit!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

We popped into Cave Monplaisir on our way through. Its a grest place to pick up a few bottles of wine. You are able to walk around the caves and see where they store the wine. One of the staff spoke great english and talked...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely stop at this ’cave’ in a cave! We had fun tasting some local wines and bought some bottles to bring home with us. The kids were interested to see the wine stored in the tunnels and tried to smell the difference...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Fiona G
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Always stop off at this Cave, as I particularly like the Jean Maurice Raffault. They have a range of excellent Chinon reds, amongst other wines. Lovely service. Often pop in for a tasting and buy a mixed case.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

These extensive wine caves are something I think everyone who visits this area of France needs to see! The caves paired with the excellent knowledge of Leo (a member of staff) who talked us through all the different areas of vineyards that they cover, and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Sophie C
Reviewed July 13, 2018

We, like other reviewers, visited the caves on a hazy hot day and enjoyed the coolness of the caves. It was very interesting to explore and even discovered some bottles dating back to 1899. The young gentleman who provided our complimentary wine tasting was very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

We visited on a very warm day so the self guided tour deep into the cave was wonderful. The staff is very nice and we loved the wines we sampled. The wine we bought was perfect with our picnic lunch!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lynda B
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit to the caves, it's an extensive network and you'd be surprised how far back it goes. The free wine tasting was excellent and we bought a few to take home, hick! The last spoke excellent English and was friendly, explained the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Jenny J
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

We walked here today from the town with our baby in a pushchair. The path was a bit narrow at times, but it was a fairly short and easy walk. We arrived late in the day but were warmly welcomed by a lovely lady who...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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July 28, 2017|
Response from Leo R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are welcomed in the cave!