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The Best Vintage

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Not a bad little shop

This was a great little shop the staff spoke perfect English and explained the wines very well. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John O
Belfast, United Kingdom
Excellent Service

Stopped in en route to lunch Good English spoken Explained local wines well & made excellent... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Bath, United Kingdom
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7 rue de la Republique, 84230 Chateauneuf-du-Pape, France
+33 4 90 83 31 75
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great little shop the staff spoke perfect English and explained the wines very well. We got to taste a few and ended up buying some. This is a great way to experience several suppliers all in one place, so you don't have...More

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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in en route to lunch Good English spoken Explained local wines well & made excellent recommendations I travel on a motorcycle, so the ability to ship globally was invaluable Will definitely stop & shop here again

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Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

We had a very nice tasting of Stephane's and his family's wine. They have a long history and family tradition of wine making in the region. We found several wines we loved and plan to enjoy them with our family this Christmas. Thank you again...More

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Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

stephane was awesome. He did an excellent job taking us through his wonderful selection of wines. The wine was great! Great family history. I’d be back again.

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444taups, Gérant at The Best Vintage, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2018

Dear Mme Emmaoates7, Thank you for this review. It's always a pleasure to make feel happy . Best regards

Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

We went on a quiet Saturday afternoon based on trip adviser reviews. There was only one other couple tasting and so we sat down for a tasting with a view to buying something nice to drink that night and to get an insight into wines...More

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444taups, Gérant at The Best Vintage, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Dear M Mark, i take good note of your review. You have ti know that our policy is very clear with "corked bottles". We remplace them immediately! Wine lovers usually do that. Regards

Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

We went into this shop based on Rick Steves’ books advice. After we greeted them with a friendly bonjour, we were met with utter silence and no eye contact. After standing there awkwardly for a minute, embarrassed we left. Would not at all recommend this...More

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444taups, Gérant at The Best Vintage, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Dear M Kenedy, We are a bit surprised by your review. I remember that you came into my shopvery early in the morning, a time where we are usually busy at shipping.( Doing the orders of the previous day) We didn't note notice that you...More

Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely visit to The Best Vintage. Danielle - whose husband’s family have run the winery for generations - took time to explain the five wines we tried. There was no rush and no pressure, just great, friendly service and great conversation (her...More

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Reviewed March 20, 2018

While cruising around Chateauneuf du Pape, we stopped into a this wine shop, as there was a sign for tasting out front. We asked for a tasting, sat down, and had an amazing tasting experience, paired with amazing wine and hospitality. The shop did not...More

Thank Ryan C
Reviewed November 8, 2017

We are from Australia, excellent staff, very knowledgable with a very good range of wines for tasting. We purchaced a few bottle of the red - just fantastic and well priced for the quality. Chateauneuf du Pape is the capital of France for its Grenache...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed November 7, 2017

We stopped in here following Rick Steve's recommendation and were lucky to find Danielle Brunel herself at the desk. Danielle was informative, patient and extremely approachable and was happy to explain the intricacies of Chateauneuf-du-Pape wines and the history of her husband's family in winemaking....More

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Daniele B, Owner at The Best Vintage, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2017

Thank you very much for your review, it's always a pleasure to meet people who want to learn about wines, and so friendly.

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