French Vineyards Itinerary: Rhône Valley

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French Vineyards Itinerary: Rhône Valley

Jeanine D’Onofrio is passionate for organic food and French gastronomy.
She is exploring the Rhone Valley to learn about its wine customs. 

 Follow her journey using #VisitFrenchWine!


DAY 1: Avignon

 Visit of Avignon

Discover "Les Halles d'Avignon" (covered market)

Les Halles d'Avignon is a typical provencal market, made up for 40 merchants

Lunch at "L'Amuse-Bouche"

Visit of the "Palais des Papes" and "Pont d'Avignon"

Palais des Papes served as the residence of the Pope during the 14th

Visit and tasting at "Domaine des Peyre


DAY 2:

Visit and wine tasting at "Domaine de la Citadelle

Visit of "Domaine du Tourbillon"

Lunch and wine tasting at "Café Fleurs"

Café Fleurs features a terrasse along the coast. The cuisine is inventive, but respects the local products.

Walk through the Isle sur la Sorgue 

Dinner and night at "Hotel Burrhus"


DAY 3: Vaison la Romaine

Vaison la Romaine : Self-tour of the Provencal market 

Visit and wine tasting at "Domaine Rozel"

Domaine de Grangeneuve – Cooking class 

Night at Hôtel de la Villéon 

Hôtel de la Villéon is a charming 4**** hotel in a 18th century building


DAY 4: 

Wine tasting at "Maison Chapoutier"

The school M.Chapoutier offers custom themed tasting workshops for individuals, groups, and companies. 

Visit of the Valrhona Chocolate workshop  

Lunch at "Vineum Paul Aîné Jaboulet" (menu of local products)

Discover the new wine tasting and gastronomy cellar at "Domaine du Tunnel"

Diner and Night at "Domain Notre dame de Cousignac"

 Domain Notre dame de Cousignac: The main house was build in 1630!


DAY 5:

Domaine de la Croix Blanche: Visit of the vineyards and wine tasting

Laudun Chusclan Wineyards :
Visit and tastings 

Dating back to the Middle Ages, the Gicon Castle is the property of the Laudun
Winegrowers’ cellar since 1973

Domaine des Clos: Dîner and Night


DAY 6:

Château du Mourgues du Grès: Stroll and tasting 

Lunch at la "Table des Chartreux"

Pavillon des vins Skalli: Wine and chocolate workshop  

Dîner at the restaurant « L’Agape » 

Night at "Le grand Hôtel"