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Grape Escapes outlines 2014 tour itinerary

Grape Escapes outlines 2014 tour itinerary

Grape Escapes has confirmed it will offer a Premium Tour in May and October, Flexible Languedoc wine tours throughout the year based in Carcassonne and two self-drive breaks in the Minervois vineyards and at the fabulous Château les Carrasses. 

Flexible Carcassonne

For those looking for a mid-week or weekend wine tour with a good introduction to the various tastes and styles of Languedoc wines available, these two and three night breaks may be the answer.

The authentic Southern French wine bar for the tasting session and the restaurant for dinner are situated within walking-distance, inside the ancient walls of the city centre and your guide will collect you from your hotel for the full day transported tour(s).

Prices start from £337 per person and low season discounts are available.

Self-Drive Minervois Break at Château Cabezac

Located at the heart of the beautiful Minervois wine region, Château Cabezac is a premium quality AOP producer and a wonderful destination for a break in the vineyards.

On this two night break, an English-speaking guide will accompany you to the picturesque vineyards in a 4×4, where the morning will be spent taking a leisurely walk and discovering the different grape varieties and the terroir of the Domaine.

Your guide will then set out a table and chairs for a picnic lunch overlooking the breathtaking countryside. Prices start from £350 per person.

Premium and Self-Drive Breaks at Château les Carrasses

Château les Carasses is a stunning 19th Century wine Château, which has been extensively restored as a luxury hotel and boutique winery.

On this trip, discover the nearby Languedoc vineyards and take time to relax and pamper yourself in your luxurious surroundings.

On the four night Premium Tours in May and October, an English-speaking guide will accompany you on three unforgettable days of tours.

On the three night Château Break, take a leisurely drive to your choice of Minerve, one of the most beautiful villages in France or the pretty hill-top village of Faugères.

Prices start from £585 per person.

Grape Escapes

Grape Escapes are a small team of eight passionate, well-travelled individuals who collectively believe that there is no substitute for knowledge and experience.

This enables them to deliver a truly personal service to our customers.

Created in 2004 by wine lovers Mark and Claire Hallett, Grape Escapes is a specialist wine tour operator offering a broad selection of holidays and trips to the premium European wine regions, principally in France.

From the flagship Premium tours to the popular regions of Champagne, Bordeaux and Burgundy to bespoke self-drive circuits and birthday weekends, their expertise is in creating perfect trips for individuals, couples, groups or companies.

Grape Escapes offers guests the flexibility to arrange the perfect holiday.

More Information

For more information head over to the official website.