Into the heart of our terroir

Into the heart of our terroir
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$140
Duration: 8 hours
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Description

This 8 hours tour will give you an in-depth experience with our terroir, right into the beating heart of our rich terroir, you’ll be able to touch it, smell it, taste it. Many senses will be awoken when you meet a potter, a cheesemaker and a winemaker of the Rhône valley.

Morning : Meet your guide by Place Bellecour, central Lyon at 9:30am and come aboard a minivan for a full day tour into the heart of our terroir ! You will meet up with a Potter, passionate about his trade, to discover his world. You’ll be able to watch how he works like a magicien to transform soil into homewares and pieces of art. Next, we’ll take the road in the direction of The Pilat Regional Park where you’ll get to meet a goat -cheese making family who’ll give you a tasting of their succulent Rigotte of Condrieu, the little cheese of subtle perfumes and the only AOP cheese in the park area.
Lunch : free on advice from your guide
Afternoon : We’ll then go to a wonderful wine estate where you will have the privilege to meet and exchange a few words with the winemaker about his close to nature approach to working these perfect winemaking soils. A wine tasting of the appellations of the northern Rhône will reveal to you the importance of the soil and other terroir aspects in our region. You’ll taste for yourself how two wines from a same grape variety can have different tastes.

This 8 hours tour will give you an in-depth experience with our terroir, right into the beating heart of our rich terroir, you’ll be able to touch it, smell it, taste it. Many senses will be awoken when you meet a potter, a cheesemaker and a winemaker of the Rhône valley.