Explore the entire northern Rhône Valley from Hermitage to Cote Rotie vineyards and taste the quasi absolute perfection of Syrah and Viognier grapes in their original "terroir".
Along this day, let us introduce you to the King and the Queen of the Cotes du Rhone wines while you wine-taste at 3 wineries.
In the morning, stop in Vienne to enjoy a spectacular view on the 2000 year old roman theatre and the stunning panorama on the Rhone Valley.
Discover Cote Rotie vineyard, probably one of the oldest in existence in France. In Ampuis, appreciate the precipitous vertigo inducing terraced slopes of Cote Brune and Cote Blonde with 30 to 60 degree angles.
Then, visit 2 wineries, learn about the Rhone wine-making savoir-faire, the "terroir" before tasting the intense aromatic Condrieu Viognier wine and Syrah Côte Rotie appellation, also called the Queen of the Rhone Valley.
At lunch, savor the local “cuisine” in a nice restaurant in Tain L’Hermitage village or in Tupin-Semons. Menus start from € 20 - 30, not included.
In the afternoon, discover the steeply vineyards terraces of Hermitage vineyards from its emblematic St Christopher Chapel and learn about the old legend which made its name.
By 3:00 pm, be welcomed at a famous winery for a wine tasting of several Syrah & Marsanne wines. When you sample, try to capture the essence of the "king" of the Cotes du Rhone, the Hermitage red wine.