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Vins & Vinos

38 rue Barbes, 11000 Carcassonne Center, Carcassonne, France
+33 4 68 10 97 04
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Unique wines from the region

Walked in off the street in the hope of picking up a few bottles from the region. Was greeted by... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2018
Stewart O
Wonderful wine shop near the main square in Carcassonne

I was advised superbly by friendly Peter who has an extensive knowledge of local wines and the... read more

Reviewed December 27, 2017
Justine1968
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Vins & Vinos is a boutique wine shop situated in the heart of the Bastide of Carcassonne. We are a family of wine enthusiasts and experts wishing to give people an opportunity to taste the wine of the Languedoc and Roussion as well as to learn about what makes this region so special and unique in terms of viticulture. We provide free wine tastings of over 60 wines ranging from 5€ to 160€ and offer a selection 200 bottles from which to buy directly. We are ideally located, being only 5 min walk from the train station and canal port, 10 min walk from the Cite and just round the corner from the Office de Tourisme and Place Carnot. We are open 5 days a week (Excl. Mon. and Sun.) from 1:30pm to 7pm and 10am to 3pm on Saturdays and invite all to come and learn something about the region with it's passion for wine. For those who enjoy are wines and want more of them, see our new online shop with the entire selection available for the same prices as the shop. All from the convenience of your own home.
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38 rue Barbes, 11000 Carcassonne Center, Carcassonne, France
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

Walked in off the street in the hope of picking up a few bottles from the region. Was greeted by the host and he spoke brilliantly through the local region and the wines on offer (we attended a vineyard latter on that evening, and he...More

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Reviewed December 27, 2017

I was advised superbly by friendly Peter who has an extensive knowledge of local wines and the maturity to understand people. It's nice to be able to sit down on an elegant sofa whilst enjoying a professional wine tasting. The shop is stylish, welcoming and...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2017

We stayed above Vins & Vinos a year ago and it was here that we made our big decision to move to Carcassonne! The apartment was lovely and the hosts were very welcoming. This is an excellent establishment due to its central location to all...More

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Reviewed October 16, 2016

We found this place online and wanted to visit. Upon entering we were met by the owner's son who engaged us with conservation about the wine region and the numerous offerings. We had some amazing tastings and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Needless to say we...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Great shop selling wines almost exclusively from Languedoc. We were served by a guy who really knew his wine and was happy to talk and let us taste!

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Reviewed October 13, 2014

The English owner, Alexander Francis, was a great guy, choosing 15 bottles of unique wines from local areas, such as Cabardès, Malepères, Limoux, Faugéres, Minervois, Corbières, La Clape for me. He let me know the "teroir," varieties, and uniqueness for each wine. In addition he...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2014

We were with a group of friends in Carcassonne and wanted a guided tasting of the local wines before we all went out to dinner. I contacted Alexander who suggested an early evening tasting and 7 of us visited his modern little store where he...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2014

On our last day in Carcassonne we wanted to take home some local wine. We came across Vins & Vinos walked in and to our delight ( as our French is not good ) discovered the young lady in the shop was English. Not only...More

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Reviewed June 30, 2014

What a great experience,welcomed with a smile,offered a wine tasting as soon as we walked in the door,expert knowledge,both locally and internationally.Many wines on tasting , Alex and his lovely daughter will guide you thru.We purchased many wines throughout our two week stay,all as suggested,we...More

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Gabriella F, Manager at Vins & Vinos, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2014

It was great to meet fellow wine enthusiasts and it is a real pleasure to know that we added to your holiday. We were pleased to be able to share our knowledge of the region with you. We also thank you for telling us about...More

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