Finding the Perfect Châteauneuf-du-Pape Wine Tour
Châteauneuf-du-Pape Wine Tour
When visitors to the south of France put “wine tour” at the top of their list of things to do, a Châteauneuf-du-Pape wine tour quickly comes to mind. The wine growing region that covers approximately 3,200 hectares (12.4 miles) of land in the Rhone valley is home to some of France’s most well known … and pricey wines.
Unless you know a lot about wine, you might be surprised to hear that Châteauneuf-du-Pape is not just a wine growing region. It’s also a historic monument as well as a town in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in southeastern France.
Continue reading here for details on Deborah’s recent wine tour with Sophie Bergeron of Travel in Provence.
Bergeron tells us that she started developing her wine taste buds as a young child. Fully bilingual (French and English) she was born in Provence. After working in the UK for a period Bergeron returned to France and enrolled in the wine program at the Université de Vin in Suze la Rousse. In this article, she explains what you should know about Chateaneuf-du-Pape and Côte du Rhône wines.
Bergeron has sucessfully combined her passion for sharing the food and wine of Provence with others with her boutique tour company. Read: Sophie’s Travel in Provence Explores the Authentic Mediterranean Lifestyle.