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Provence winery experiences & tours

Provence is a wine region in the far south-eastern corner of France, best known for the quality (and quantity) of its rosé wines and for its warm, mild climate.  It is the oldest wine-producing region in France, with a history dating back over 2600 years.

The vineyards of Provence cover an area that measures roughly 200 kilometres (125 miles) from east to west. In this definitively Mediterranean climate – no Provencal vineyard is more than 55km (25 miles) from the Mediterranean – the vines enjoy around 3000 sunshine hours per year, along with an annual average temperature of 14.5°C (58°F).

Provence produces a wide range of high-quality wines, although it is best known for its rosé wines. The red grape varietals used to produce the rosé and red wines are Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Mourvèdre. As for the white varietals Rolle (Vermentino), Clairette, Marsanne, Ugni Blanc (aka Trebbiano), Grenache Blanc, Bourboulenc, and Roussanne are the most popular.

The long, dry summers provide ideal harvest conditions in most years, leaving most of the region's grape-growers free from worry about unwanted rot and vine disease. The diversity of landscapes and soils, as well as micro-climates, gives each sub-region its own identity.
There are nine main sub-regions that are also appellations (AOC). The largest, Côtes de Provence, accounts for around 75% of all wines produced in the region. The other AOCs in Provence include Coteaux d'Aix en Provence, Coteaux Varois de Provence, Les Baux de Provence, Cassis, Bandol, Palette, Bellet, and Pierrevert.  

The region's two most famous appellations are located between Marseille and Toulon on the Mediterranean coast. Bandol's deeply coloured, intensely flavoured reds are produced just 20 kilometres (12 miles) away from Cassis's herby, full-bodied whites.

Discover 7 wines of our wines
Chateau Malherbe
Cote de Provence Provence France
From 10
Malherbe, Pointe du Diable, and our Grand White Wine are all available for tasting.
30 mins
English, French
Group
Tasting of our wines
Peyrassol Commandery
Cote de Provence Provence France
From 5
Discover our wine collection by participating in a customized and personalized wine tasting. Five wines (white, red, and rosé) will be tasted from the menu, according to your preferences.
30 mins
English, French
Group
Discovery in complete freedom
Peyrassol Commandery
Cote de Provence Provence France
From 13
Navigate at your leisure through our estate, our contemporary art collection of more than 70 works, and our remarkable gardens covering an area of 1 hectare, armed with a full guide to the sculpture park. Take a refreshing respite at the Bistrot de Lou, which is located in the heart of the Commanderie. You will be offered a drink for each paid visit.
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2 hrs
English, French
Group
Guided discovery of the art collection
Peyrassol Commandery
Cote de Provence Provence France
From 18
Discover the collection's important masterpieces in the center of the gardens, as well as the permanent exhibition, with the help of our guide. During this cultural stroll, you will learn about the artist's artistic approach as well as anecdotes about the work's production. Take the opportunity to take a refreshing break in the heart of the Commanderie, at the Bistrot de Lou. For each paid visit, a drink is offered to you.
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1 hr
English, French
Group
Wine discovery and visit of the cellar
Peyrassol Commandery
Cote de Provence Provence France
From 20
Your guide will introduce you to the terroir of Provence after a historical presentation of the Commanderie de Peyrassol in the heart of the century-old barrel cellar followed by a tasting of 4 to 5 iconic wins.
1.5 hrs
English, French
Group
Visite découverte
Domaine Terre de Mistral
Coteaux d'Aix en Provence Provence France
From 12
The tour will begin in our vineyards, where we will discuss the estate's history, the various grape varieties we grow, the Sainte-Victoire terroir, and the harvesting procedure. We'll continue our exploration of the cellar, where we'll go over the vinification and bottling processes for each of our wines. We'll finish up with a tour of our Provence oil mill.
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1.5 hrs
English, French
Group
Vine & Wine Immersion
Chateau de la Galinière
Coteaux d'Aix en Provence Provence France
From 0
You'll tour the vineyards, the terroir, the diversity of local flora and animals, and experience the beauty of the surrounding landscapes with our guide. After a visit to the cellars to learn about our winemaking procedures, You will taste a selection of 5 wines.
1.5 hrs
English, French
Group
Gourmet Tour
Domain of La Font des Pères
Bandol Provence France
From 12
You will be able to enjoy a presentation of the estate during which we will describe the winemaking procedures that have been researched and modified for each category of wine. You will have the opportunity to taste the domain's wine straight from the barrel. Finally, the tour will conclude with a taste of 6 wines (white, red, or rosé) of your choosing, as well as refreshments.
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1 hr
English, French
Group
From the Vine to the Glass
Chateau Paradis
Coteaux d'Aix en Provence Provence France
From 10
At the foot of the vines, the journey will begin with a presentation of the vineyard and its history. Then we'll take you through the cellars and explain how our wines are made. If you want to continue your exploration, you are welcome to walk down our vineyard trail, which features explanatory panels that add to the landscape's appeal (information on the grape varieties, the cycle of the vine, the plots, the surrounding historic sites, etc.).
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1 hr
English, French
Group
Walks in Canadel
Château Canadel
Bandol Provence France
From 5
During a walk along our demarcated vineyard route with an illustrated explanatory guide, immerse yourself in the exciting adventure of our terroir and wine varieties. We have a wonderful treasure hunt for kids to help them find all of the vine's secrets.   We offer two routes: - Discovering the grape varieties, for a short walk through the vines (40 minutes) You will then enjoy a commented tasting of our wines in the cellar. - Discovering the terroir, to climb to the highest point of the domain (1h30)
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1.5 hrs
English, French
Group
Discovery of the Bégude estate
Domaine de la Bégude
Bandol Provence France
From 15
We encourage you to have a guided tour of the Domaine de la Bégude, which is positioned at 400 meters above sea level, and learn about its vineyard and winemaking cellars, as well as its medieval church and historic bread oven. The tour will conclude with a tasting of the estate wines ( white, red and rosé,)
1 hr
English, French
Group
Discovery
Domaine Sainte Marie
Autre Provence Provence France
From 10
The tasting of "brut de cuve" wines is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. It's the most effective way to learn everything there is to know about wine.
1 hr
English, French, Spanish
Group