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Wine Travel with Joie de Vin

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 Join Us for a Wine Travel Adventure in the heart of Provence

 

Saint-Remy-de-Provence
September 2022

This seven-night, eight-day tour that will introduce you to the delights of the food & wine of this oldest region in France. Your visit will acquaint you with the history of the region from the Roman to modern times.

 

Inclusions

  • Accommodations at the hotel/villa
  • Continental petit déjeuner (light breakfast) each morning
  • Welcome dinner – light buffet
  • Châteauneuf-du-Pape wine lunch
  • Cooking class & dinner
  • Guides & tickets to historical sites
  • Transportation – a private, hired bus that will provide transportation between the accommodation and the day’s destination. Transportation is also included between the accommodation and the Marseille Airport at specific times.
  • Wine tastings (excludes your wine purchases)
  • Farewell dinner
Provence

Historic Wine Region

This tour includes trips to historic wine locations in both Provence and Cotes du Rhone wine regions. We will have special tastings to present the unique wines of the region including stops in:

  • Nimes AOC
  • Cotes de Baux de Provence
  • Chateauneuf-du-Pape – included with wine tasting lunch

History

Provence was the first Roman outpost and, as such, has many wonderful Roman remains to visit.  The Romans brought more than their building skills; they brought wine! We will be guided in visits to:

  • Avignon
  • Nimes & Pont du Gard
  • Arles
  • Chateauneuf-du-Pape
  • Les Baux de Provence

 

Arles
Avignon
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Regional Culture

La Cuisine Provençale is steps from one of the largest and most popular markets in the region in St Remy. Our class starts with a market tour.  9 am. Jane then guides us through the market to pick up ingredients for the meal, meet purveyors, and taste iconic Provençal foods. Leaving the market behind, we will head back to La Cuisine Provençale for our cooking class. Finally, we enjoy the fruits of our labor in an authentic Provençale lunch.

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