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“Nice visit, but don't take the kids, they will be bored.”
Review of Caves Byrrh

Caves Byrrh
Ranked #2 of 5 things to do in Thuir
Certificate of Excellence
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68 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Nice visit, but don't take the kids, they will be bored.”
Reviewed July 26, 2013

Not as good as a westons cider tour in the UK, but, for a couple of bucks a head, well worth a couple of hours of your time.
Gabrielle (sorry mate if I spelt your name wrong) is a young French guide who made the tour worthwhile. His attitude was excellent and translated as much as he could in between speaking with the French tour.
View how the Violet family have run the business from little or nothing, to a huge concern, and again back to a small tight run business. Still producing 1 million bottles of the brew (could almost be mistaken for Port) I would strongly suggest picking up a few bottles in the shop after.

Visited July 2013
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Vosselaar, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“nice to see...”
Reviewed August 5, 2012

Had a tour of the factory an saw some nice things as the great 1.000.200 l wine barrel. Tour only in French which was disapointing.

Visited July 2012
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South Windsor, Connecticut
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“A fascinating tour of a historic winery that is definitely worth a visit.”
Reviewed March 15, 2012

While staying nearby Thuir in southern France , we decided to visit the historic winery of Caves Byrrh for a guided tour. Our guide was especially accommodating as we were the only American tourists not fully fluent in French and she gave us a brief translation at each stop on the tour. A stunning surprise was the Thuir railway depot inside the plant that was built by the famous Gustave Eiffel, who built the Eiffel Tower. There is a wine tasting at the end of the tour and a chance to also buy their products, including the original Byrrh, a wine based aperitif.

Visited September 2011
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