Northern Rhone Tour

New for 2019

La Madelene is offering our clients an opportunity to explore the northern part of our valley, so rich in fabulous vinous treats ....dark, smoky Syrah from the granite and schist slopes of Cote Rotie... exotic floral Viognier from Condrieu...majestic powerful Syrah and Marsanne wines from the legendary Hermitage Hill... and more! Each tour will cover a selection of the great estates/negotiants and smaller passionate artisan producers. A minimum of 4 guests applies to these tours


Accommodation

You will stay at a hotel in the area - the driving distance from La Madelene necessitates staying locally, around either Tain L'Hermitage or Ampuis. Philip can help you select from a good choice according to budget.

  1. Included in your tour price: Your tour of 4 wineries per day plus your lunch with wine of Philip's choosing; a Northern Rhone wine “briefing” to start the day, assistance with choosing hotel and evening dinner restaurant

  2. Not included: Hotel accommodation - options provided according to your budget; evening dinner, transfers into the region; tasting fees at certain wineries*.


Tour 1

Day Tour of Northern Rhone ( x 4 wineries: Cote Rotie/Hermitage/Condrieu/Saint Joseph) – all wineries in the Ampuis area, including light restaurant lunch. One or two nights hotel accommodation required depending on your travel arrangements into/out of the region.

Price per person: €225


Tour 2

Two day tour of Northern Rhone ( x 8 wineries: Cote Rotie/Hermitage/ Crozes Hermitage/Condrieu/Saint Joseph/Cornas/Saint Peray), including light lunch each day. Option for hosted evening meal at restaurant after day 1 of the tour. Two or three nights hotel accommodation required depending on your travel arrangements into/out of the region.

Price per person: €440

* Most wineries in the North charge tasting fees (a function of much higher bottle prices in the north vs south) - as these charges may vary according to which level of wines you wish to taste, I leave at your discretion/ budget the choice – we will discuss in advance.

Contact us by e-mail for availability of these tours.