Châteauneuf-du-Pape & the Southern Rhône
This shore tour is not yet available for purchase. Specific details for this program are not yet finalized and the tour elements are subject to change. An email announcement will be sent to all confirmed group members 4 to 5 months before departure.
The Southern Rhone offers an impressive array of world-class wines. From the rich reds, to fresh whites and elegant rosés, there is something for everyone. This morning you will have time on your own to visit Avignon and the Popes' Palace before being escorted north by private coach. Your guide for the afternoon is an American-born and French-trained superstar sommelier. His goal will be to educate you and your palate on what makes Châteauneuf-du-Pape such a classic wine region. In the process you will also discover a couple lesser known regions often kept secret by the locals: Lirac and Tavel.
Your excursion today will include:
• Private sommelier guide
• Two visits & tastings at highly rated producers in the region
• Wine-paired lunch
• Luxury coach with bottled water