Gift Ideas for Wine Lovers with Essential Wine Tours of France
Wine Tours and Gift Ideas for Wine Lovers
France is one of the world’s top tourist destination due to its fairytale castles, architectural masterpieces, art museums, diverse landscapes and a long history! It is also the ultimate destination for wine tasting tours and perfect for gift ideas for wine lovers. With the most famous appellations in the world, wine tours of France attract visitors from all over the globe!
If you have a family member or friend visiting France and want to incorporate wine tasting into their trip, book an essential wine tour of France. Maybe they are already a wine buff and want to sample varied wines of France. When it comes to wine tours and trips in this beautiful country, you will be spoiled for choice. Wine tours of France make a wonderful gift idea for wine lovers.
A wonderful gift idea for a couple visiting France as this tour is also a great way to discover Paris! The relaxed walking trip takes you to the lesser known areas of Bastille and Aligre where you will visit charming little bistros, wine bars, and brassieres in trendy local neighbourhoods. There is a glass of wine or beer in each place you visit accompanied with gorgeous local cuisine such as cheese, escargots or unusual sausages.
You will also visit the Aligre market which is one of Paris’s oldest markets. Here you will enjoy soaking up the vibrant atmosphere and the delightful French culture. Enjoying wine, craft beer and local treats along the way.
This is a fabulous wedding gift idea for couples staying near Bordeaux. It will make the perfect honeymoon gift! On this very special trip you will spend 3 full days on a wine tour of the region. Tasting sessions include the Grand Cru Classé chateaux and smaller owned family estates.
This wine tour will give you a full insight into the wine-growing process. Visit during the harvesting season and you will have a golden opportunity to see what occurs in the vineyard and the cellar. You will also have private tastings with the sommelier, sharing his passion and knowledge of fine wines.
The trip includes 4 nights at the 3-star Hotel Majestic in the centre of Bordeaux including breakfast. The trip also includes three gastronomic multi-course lunches with prestigious wines as guests of the wine chateaux. In the evenings, there is plenty of time to fully to explore Bordeaux and visit the many gourmet restaurants.
Another lovely Wedding gift idea is this fabulous day tour that will visit the castles and vineyards of Bordeaux. The first stop on the tour is the Chateaux and winery of Saint Emilion. There is plenty y of time for you to walk around the building and explore the grape vines before you indulge in the 3 glass tasting session.
Enjoy a fabulous gastronomic lunch, accompanied with more Bordeaux wines. Make the most of this UNESCO World Heritage site, before moving on to Pessac Leognan DOC.
At the second chateaux you will taste the distinction in another wine-making technique. This half of the wine tour keeps the same quality. The day will finish with a return journey to Donostia / San Sebastian.
Another superb wedding gift or for that very special anniversary – as this is three day tour of the gorgeous Alsace wine region and the picturesque village of Riquewihr. The walking tour will take you through the quaint cobbled streets that are lined with 16th century houses as you take time out to enjoy wine tasting at two separate estates. There will be one tasting session in the morning followed by a second after lunch.
The first estate to visit in the morning is Dopff et Irion which has over 10 hectares of vineyards. Here you will be sampling some superb Santa Cru classified wines which will include the late harvest of Dopff et Irion Gewurtztraminer. Your tastings will also be paired with some Kougelhof, a delicious Alsatian brioche, filled with dry fruits.
In the afternoon you will be taken to a family estate that has been growing grapes since 1680. You will enjoy a full guided tour whilst getting to know all about the domaine’s wine-growing and vinification methods. Afterwards, of course there is more wine-tasting sessions accompanied with the delicious local cheese.
Also included in your wine tour is a visit to a traditional wine stub. Traditionally these were wine lounges giving wineries the chance to sell surplus produce. Locally they have become a way of life. Another one of our gift ideas for wine lovers.
If you’re looking for gift ideas for wine lovers, this is another tour perfect whatever the occasion. Giving you the opportunity to sample the gorgeous Bordeaux wines and enjoy the banks of Medoc all in the one day!
The tour visits three chateaux, with an importance on the Cabernet Sauvignon grapes.
Here you will learn all about the vines that grow the popular red grape and discover just what is involved in the wine making process from press to bottle. There will also be a wine tasting session, sampling one or two glasses in each chateaux.
Your English-speaking driver will take you to and from each location and there is plenty of time for you to enjoy a leisurely lunch.
A wonderful gift idea for wine lovers visiting Paris and very similar to the first tour mentioned. It does take you to more or less the same neighbourhoods in Bastille and Aligre, however as it isn’t a private tour it is ideal for those travelling on a budget. There is a glass of wine or beer in each place you visit accompanied with fantastic local cuisine.
The ideal gift idea for wine lovers who enjoy socialising. Making new friends and embracing French culture, learning all about the city. A great wine tour where you can sample fine wine and craft beer, while sharing a few extra nibbles.
Book a wine tour gift today, giving your loved one(s) a memory to cherish forever! Tourily provide a variety of gift ideas for wine lovers.