"A day without wine is a day without sunshine" Proverb from Provence
Where better to learn about "wine" than in authentic Provence, populated by vines as far as the eye can see and winegrowers who love their region. Provence is an orchard, a vineyard, an olive grove, a vegetable garden.
Welcome to the kingdom of taste...
The South is an explosion of scents and tastes, in the plate as in the glass.
From the Cavaillon melon to ancestral flavors such as candied fruits and nougat, not forgetting olive oil or truffles, this region offers a multitude of typical treasures to discover without delay.
Who has never imagined a little stroll through the vineyards of an excellent estate, on foot or on board a famous vintage 2 horsepower car, at aperitif time, under a beautiful Provencal sun?
This journey of taste will take you to various emblematic places where you will learn about the history and preparation of these products while participating in different taste experiences in a relaxed atmosphere, an essential moment
for this stay that will make your week a relaxing and convivial walk in typical Provencal style.
A program that is sure to excite your taste buds.
"The continuation at the next aperitif... " François Morel
The program of this stay :
Presentation and guided tour of the "Marrenon" cooperative (blending of different wines from the region) with a tasting in the open air, in the tasting room or in the cellar
Guided tour of bottling lines and barrel cellars
Presentation and visit of an authentic cooperative (wine production and vinification)
Relaxation" walk in the heart of the vineyards
Presentation of the terroir of the Luberon and Ventoux and discussions on the culture of the vine and the profession of winegrower with an oenologist
Visit of the magnificent domain of the citadel (for its organic agriculture of wines) with its unavoidable corkscrew museum, its cellars with its medal-winning wines and its superb botanical garden "on terraces".
Wine rally in a 2CV (discovery trip through the vineyards in an excellent domain)
Discovery of wine through "tasting" and "chocolate and wine" workshops
Guided tours and explanations of a museum and a house of olive oil with their mills
Oleological tastings (olive oil)
Visit of the incredible house of candied fruit in Apt
Wine tasting in the heart of the extraordinary site of the Luberon ochres
Discovery of the Roy René factory and visit of the museum on the history of the famous calisson as well as the garden "l'amanderaie
EXCLUSIVE : Confectioner's workshop : learn how to make your own calissons
Take advantage of a half-day free/rest during the week to recharge your batteries
Gourmet picnics or restaurants in small and welcoming places at lunchtime (depending on the day's activities)