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Chateau du Petit Thouars

La Chaussee, 37500 Saint-Germain-sur-Vienne, Chinon, France
+33 2 47 95 96 40
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Chateau du Petit Thouars is an award-winning family-run vineyard located in the heart of the Loire Valley wine country: between Chinon, Saumur, and Bourgueil. We are open year-round for free wine tastings in our traditional salle de degustation/tasting room and look forward to welcoming you to the joys of our 100% Cabernet Franc wines! Wine tasting - Cellar Tours - Group Lunches and Dinners - Picnics in the vines - Boat Tours.
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“wine tasting” (20 reviews)
“picnic lunch” (7 reviews)
“loire valley” (12 reviews)
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La Chaussee, 37500 Saint-Germain-sur-Vienne, Chinon, France
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"wine tasting"
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"picnic lunch"
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"loire valley"
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"the owner"
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"his wife"
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"wonderful experience"
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"delicious wines"
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"wonderful hosts"
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"wine making"
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"definitely recommend a visit"
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"a real treat"
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"cabernet franc"
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"take home"
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"tasting room"
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"local produce"
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Reviewed December 25, 2017

We were delighted to spent time here. The overall experience was wonderful. The tour of the vineyard, the underground cellars and the wine tasting. First class! We would recommend that anyone visiting this area to include this on their itinerary.

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Reviewed December 23, 2017

We spent an afternoon doing a wine tasting and a picnic and it couldn't have been more lovely. Sebastien and his wife D"Arcy presented us with some award winning wine, local food and a peaceful haven in which to partake in these treasures. Sebastien worked...More

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Reviewed December 19, 2017

A hidden gem of a chateau, warm welcome from D’arcy and family and some wonderful wines to taste - what more could you ask for?!?!

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Reviewed December 18, 2017

We really enjoyed our visit at this chateau. The vineyard and winery tour was informative and fun (be prepared for a walk up a hill), and the friendly cats and dog were great hosts as well. After a tasting of their interesting wines, we had...More

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Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

Great and authentic chateau to taste delicious wine. The owners are charming and warm. He explained in detail about the different types of wines. The cats and Dimitri the dog made it an even more “magnifique” experience.

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Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

There's nothing commercial about your trip to Petit Thouars. Find this little gem and enjoy the magical story of Darcy and her husband as they make ago in the wine business as 13th generation proprietors on this magical wine estate. Do stay for lunch.

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Reviewed August 30, 2017

Château du Petit Thouars is located between Chinon and Abbaye Royale de Fontevraud and is reachable by bicycle from both. It is surrounded by picturesque rolling fields of sunflowers and vines. We did a wine tour (booked through Viator) of the family run Château and...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Darcy and Sebastien were absolutely wonderful and very good at welcoming us to their chateau. Elizabeth and George and even the pets were friendly and extremely memorable. Our children had fun and we got to taste delicious wines! Win-Win.

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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our tour of this beautiful family home. A bonus was we had the choice of the tour in English and French. Pedro our guide was brilliant at trying to make it interesting for our 16 year old too. Very friendly and definitely recommended.

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Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

We booked the Epicurian tour and tasting on the website and had a fantastic time. D'Arcy took us to see the vines and then into the cave where the wine is aged in barrels. Sebastien conducted the tasting and was very interesting and knowledgable as...More

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