Private Rhone Valley Wine Tour from Avignon: Chateauneuf-du-Pape and Tavel - Reviews

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2017

Very knowledgeable tour guide! He knew a great deal about the area, history, wine, and everything else we inquired about. Misplaced his card though, and unfortunately we can't remember his name.

Frances S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

Jeremy picked us up right on schedule and we toured the Rhone Valley on our way to Tavel and Chateauneuf du Pape. We had many questions and he answered them plus added local flavor about the area. We stopped for photos and even toured the town of Tavel since we were a bit early for the wine tasting. It was a very satisfying experience for all four of us! Thank you Jeremy and Viator.

Kevin S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2014

Julien was wonderful and we enjoyed the tour so much! It was just my husband and I for the tour. The car was comfortable and air conditioned. We learned a lot and had fun at the same time. Wine was great and we got some dinner recommendations too! Highly recommend this tour.

Zeena B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2014

Fabulous tour! Audrey our tour guide was amazing. We visited 3 vineyards in total and had a wonderful afternoon. Would book this tour again!

Janette K United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2013

Our trip was fun and informative! Our guide Ann was great!! She was professional and fun!

Judith R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2013

Our guide, Julian, was very helpful and knowledgeable. He was also adaptable as one place we were to visit was closed and he quickly substituted with an excellent replacement. As I had presumed, the vineyards were glorious despite the stiff mistral wind, and we tasted several wines and learned about them. The wine museum we visited was better than many such commercial ventures and had well written English captions to the exhibits.

Robert M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2013

Caroline (our tour guide) picked us up right on time. She provided excellent commentary on the beautiful countryside as we drove through on the way to our two winery stops. We had time for a couple brief stops along the way to look at scenery. She was very knowledgeable about the area and about the history of wine production in the region. She also spoke excellent English (and Italian. And Chinese.). She topped it off by finding the exact chocolate shop my wife visited 17 years ago. The Mercedes minibus was very comfortable and held the 8 of us nicely. If you like wine, this is the tour for you!

Michael C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2011

Perfect combination of wine tasting, local knowledge and history. Loved every minute of it. I would recommend this tour and our tour guide (Adelaine) to everyone.

Molly L USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2010

What a fabulous tour, I could not have asked for a better time or a better tour guide!

Victoria C USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2009

We had an absolutely great time thanks to our wonderful tour guide! Avignon is lovely and our visit to the wine region was fantastic.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended
November 2008

What can we say? Maybe it was the great guide, the chateaus, the wine...a great experience. What a way to spend an afternoon! We went to three tastings, and the folks were amazingly gracious. It really changed our view of the French wine industry. If you can spare the half day, do this! These are wine lovers, not just tour guides with a minivan. In fact, even the driver bought a few bottles for his collection. The countryside was spectacular, and not having to worry about driving was the icing on the cake.

Hayley M

4 star rating: Recommended
August 2011

We visited Tavel and Chateauneuf du Pape with our very informative and friendly tour guide Virginie. We would recommend this tour.

Irene B

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better
February 2011

Davide often spoke in French to the people in the front of the van without the mike. Those in the rear could not hear or understand. The air conditioning did not work and when he was asked to turn it on he responded that maybe we had had too much wine...rude and unnecessary. He later apologized--but privately. The van was overcrowded and when I asked him what town we were going through he said it was not important, it was not on the tour and then returned to talking to the 2 ladies in the front. He was more polite the second day.


2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better
November 2008

This is a straight wine tasting tour. I expected it was a winery tour that I'd have learned more about wine making, tasting, etc.

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