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From Montpellier: Wine & Food Trip to Pic Saint-Loup

1. From Montpellier: Wine & Food Trip to Pic Saint-Loup

This is a picturesque getaway away allowing you to explore the delightful countryside outside of Montpelier on a half or day tour. You will be picked up at your hotel or accommodation for a commented road trip. The destination is Pic Saint Loup, a Montpellier highlight, and a commune of the Coteaux du Languedoc, some 20 km inland from the city. Discover a terroir, visit two wineries, meet the winemaker, and taste the wine. You will drive to a quaint and relaxed medieval village. Thereafter, on the way to the family house, you will be served a table meal with produce from the nearby farm, prepared by the mother of the tour guide - an expert cook.

Montpellier Wine and Oyster Tour

2. Montpellier Wine and Oyster Tour

Meet your guide at 10AM on the Esplanade de l'Europe. Start with a visit to a magnificent wine estate and its Renaissance-style castle backed by its 11th century chapel and nestled in a lush garden. You will also visit the vinification cellar and the oak barrel cellar before tasting their range of white, red and rosé wines. Then, sharpen your palate and delight your taste buds with a visit to an oyster and shellfish farm. Learn about this little known farming and enjoy oysters that may still be in the water at the beginning of your visit. You'll head back to Montpellier around 1/ 1.30PM.

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4.9 / 5

based on 11 reviews

It was a perfect day & he winery Bertrand took 7 of us to was a gem. Not crazy about the vino, but the place was so lovely & Bertrand really took his time to explain the wine-making process to us. We all got a bit tipsy as we sipped outside, then on to his home where his wife (i think?) prepared an absolutely wonderful meal for us—5* @ least, & couldn’t visit, tho regret no doggy bag:)) Bertrand treated us to a stop in a beautiful Medieval town which besides being so special helped us walk off some of the calories we ate, then dropped off in centre of MPL, right near where we wer picked up. In our mo. in MPL, most definitely a highlight & well worth it…We were supposed to visit another winery, but unanimously, after 1st one, rose & red wine with lunch, we all agreed: “non!” & happily le Bertrand drive us all back to town.

This tour timing had to be adjusted due to not enough people buying the tour on the day we wished to take it. It worked out perfectly, with only 4 of us on the tour! We did an afternoon drive out of the city to a vineyard. We had the opportunity to walk the vineyard and learn more about the process. We then were given a wine tasting that was fantastic, followed by the opportunity to purchase bottles. After the tasting, we traveled to the tour guide's family b&b for a dinner that surpassed any expectations we may have had. Bertrand's family are gracious hosts, have a beautiful home, and serve fabulous food.

Bertrand is a wonderful guide. We visited 2 vineyards and tasted excellent wines, learned a great deal about the Pic St Loup appellation, history, the varieties of grapes, the terrior, and protocols. A great value for a completely enjoyable day.

Must do! Very personal experience. Amazing views of the French country side and a delicious home cooked meal. Very beautiful and memorable. Information from the tour was informative and delivered in a great way. Wine was delicious!!!

Very informative. excellent and personal guide. defiantly recommend. the lunch was also very very good!