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Visited at the begining of September,We have visited there times before. We always call for our... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2018
paulrovers
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Oswaldtwistle, United Kingdom
Fantastic tour

Brilliant tour (English) outlining the history of the area and the house. Our guide was excellent... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
Muirneanndublin
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Dublin, Ireland
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Situated at 12m underground in the centre of Saumur, the Louis de Grenelle wine cellars have been producing, in the purest tradition, Cremant de Loire and Saumur Brut ever since 1859. In this former tufa quarry, you will discover the secrets of...more
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

Visited at the begining of September,We have visited there times before. We always call for our stock of sparkling wine.The main reception area has been extensively modernised since our last visit which i think has lost a little of its charm. The staff are always...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Louis D, Responsable relations clients at Caves Louis de Grenelle, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2018

Thank you very much for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor ! It is a pleasure for us to read some great comments like yours, we are glad you enjoyed your visit in our familial wine house and learnt a lot during the guided tour and...More

Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Brilliant tour (English) outlining the history of the area and the house. Our guide was excellent (great presentation, engaging, knowledgeable and good craic). Would recommend to anyone passing the town.More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Louis D, Responsable relations publiques at Caves Louis de Grenelle, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Thank you very much for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor ! It is a pleasure for us to read some great comments like yours. We are glad you enjoyed your visit in our familial wine house and learnt a lot during the guided tour. Looking...More

Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

This was a lovely cool thing to do on a hot day in Saumur! The caves are fascinating and the process of making the wine is really well explained by a lovely guide. The tour lasted about 45mins and then we had a wine tasting...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Louis D, Responsable relations publiques at Caves Louis de Grenelle, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Hello, Thank you very much to share your opinion on TripAdvisor. We are always delighted to have feedback from our visitors, we are happy to know that you had a good time in our family business and your enjoyed the tour and the wine tasting....More

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Recommend by fellow Aussies who live in Saumur for the Southern Hemisphere winter, we walked the 15 minutes from our apartment in central Saumur to the Caves. Outside temperature was about 30 deg, and in the caves a very pleasant 13 deg. Our 3€ each...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Louis D, Responsable relations publiques at Caves Louis de Grenelle, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Thanks a lot for your likeable comment and your interest in our cellar! We are pleased that you spent some good times in our family house during the guided tour and the tasting session. Hoping to welcome you again in our cellar! Le service des...More

Reviewed August 18, 2018

We were pleasantly surprised today by how this worked with our 5 year old twins in tow! All credit to the staff who were so helpful and welcoming, especially our guide who spoke English & French in an impressively engaging way to our mixed age...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Louis D, Responsable relations publiques at Caves Louis de Grenelle, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Thanks for sharing your experience about our family house Jane. We are glad you enjoyed the wine tasting and the visit! It will be a pleasure to welcome you again for your next stay in Loire Valley. See you next time ! Le service des...More

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We have covered most of the wine houses in Saumur but we were recommended Louis de Grenelle by a local. We arrived and were greeted by Margo. A tour had already started, so she offered to do the wine tasting first and tour after. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Louis D, Responsable relations publiques at Caves Louis de Grenelle, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

We are delighted that you enjoyed the guided tour and the tasting, it was with pleasure that we shared this moment with you! We thank you for your kindness! And we hope to see you soon ! Maison Louis de Grenelle.

Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We spent a nice hour+ at this nice little cave we were guided very well by Lucy who was very informative and helpful made difficult by having to do the tour in both French and English, my suggestion would be to do the tour one...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Louis D, Responsable relations publiques at Caves Louis de Grenelle, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Thank you for your kind words. It's a pleasure for us to get enjoyable comments like yours, and we are satisfied that you had a great time in our cellar. Hoping to welcome you again for your next visit in the Loire Valley ! Le...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018

Did not have time to tour the cave but did an excellent wine tasting session in the newly purpose built area. The young chap introducing us to the wines (dark hair, glasses, very good English, studied in Paris) was very knowledgeable about the wines, grape...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Louis D, Responsable relations publiques at Caves Louis de Grenelle, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Thank you for your kind words. It's a pleasure for us to get enjoyable comments like yours, and we are satisfied that you had a great time in our cellar. Hoping to welcome you again for your next visit in the Loire Valley ! Le...More

Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Interesting place and informative tour in English. Very good value for money - only charging the adults 3E each. Generous wine tasting at the end :-)More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Louis D, Responsable relations clients at Caves Louis de Grenelle, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

Thank you very much for your nice comments about your visit in our familial winehouse ! We do our best to make every visitor discover the different sides of our cellars and the secrets of winemaking, and we are glad you enjoyed the tour and...More

Reviewed June 17, 2018

If you're in Saumur, these guys are just a short walk from the centre of town and although they claim to be a relatively small grower, they are very well set up for tours, both organised coaches and walk-ins like us. We did a half...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Louis D, Responsable relations publiques at Caves Louis de Grenelle, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2018

Thanks for sharing your experience about our family house. It's a pleasure for us to get enjoyable comments like yours , and we are satisfied that you had a great time in our cellar. We try to offer you the best service so that you...More

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