Experience an afternoon of discovery to the very heart of Alsace.
(sample tour itinerary)
Every wine lover desires the opportunity to enjoy a glass of exquisite wine whilst standing in a vineyard amongst the rows of ancient grapevines. On this amazing tour, we can make that dream come true. Savour the incredible experience of walking amongst the vines with a glass of chilled wine in your hand whilst contemplating the medieval villages that pepper the unspoilt landscape.
On this magnificent WineWeinVinoVin tour, not only will you learn about Alsace’s fascinating history, its wonderful myriad of delicious wines but, you will also get to view the stunning old world architecture of the villages in this captivating wine region, all whilst in the company of your experienced tour guide.
Create enduring, unforgettable magical memories that you will cherish and treasure forever, from your visit to what is undeniably, the most beautiful province in all of France.
We will travel to without doubt two of the most charming and bewitching villages in Alsace. There we will visit three exceptional wineries cradled in amongst some of the most coveted Grand Cru’ vineyards in Alsace. Here you can enjoy the many breath-taking, picturesque landscapes of this alluringly exquisite region.
The untouched, historic village of Riquewihr dates from the middle ages and lies in the shadow of the Schonenbourg Grand Cru, famous for producing many of the best Rieslings in the whole of the region.
Lined with traditional brightly painted ancient buildings, wandering through this village will reveal to you the real Alsace as it was hundreds of years ago.
Arrival at our first winery 13:00 for a tasting of amongst other wines, Crémant d’Alsace. Hear the fascinating story about the creation of this wine and why it is so special.
“My husband and I spent an enjoyable morning with Colin learning and tasting a variety of wines in beautiful surroundings. Colin is incredibly knowledgeable and a pleasure to learn from. We now feel more confident to experiment and explore new wines on our own”. JoKnits July 2020
Our next winery will be within the walls of ancient Riquewihr. It is here that you will taste some exceptional wines from one of the regions most acclaimed wine dynasties.
We will then travel to a Grand Cru vineyard where you will be able to walk amongst the vines as you sip upon a chilled glass of wine from that very vineyard.
Our final winery visit of the day will be at around 16:00 in Eguisheim, mentioned as early as 720AD. It is undoubtably one of the regions most picturesque medieval villages.
Surrounded by two of the most famous vineyards in Alsace, namely the Pfersigberg and Eichberg Grand Cru’ this charming village is a veritable wine lovers paradise.
Swirl, sniff and sip Grand Cru wines from the famed Pfersigberg, and Eichberg vineyards.
We will then travel back to either Colmar or Basel where we will return you to your hotel.
(Sample tour Itinerary)
Duration: 5 hours
Experience highlights: This tour begins at 12:00 (Tuesday to Saturday)
As this is tour begins at 12:00 (mid-day), we advise that you either have a substantial breakfast or make arrangements to have a snack available during the course of this wine experience.
Collection from your hotel in either Colmar or Basel.
Visit the ancient villages of Riquewihr and Eguisheim, both of which date from the middle-ages.
Be captivated by the historical half timbered houses and the archaic cobbled streets.
Savour remarkable wine tastings at three fabulous small family owned wineries.
Learn about the complexity of the multitude of soils the region is blessed with.
Enjoy a glass of chilled wine whilst walking amongst the vines. (weather permitting!).
Contemplate the breath-taking views of the unspoilt Alsatian countryside.
All of our tours include:
Free pick up and return to your Hotel in either Colmar or Basel.
Reservations made at all our selected wineries.
English speaking driver guide – wine expert.
Travel in comfort in a delightful, comfortable vehicle.
Bottles of water in the vehicle.
All tasting and entrance fees.
Not included in the price of our tours.
Personal injury insurance.
Other alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
Tips and gratuities.
This wonderful tour is available Tuesday to Saturday from February to December.
Private tours for larger groups (7 – 12 people or more) are available upon request.
Company Registration number CHE-143.550.456