After your departure from Marseille, enjoy 1h30 free time to lunch and to visit the elegant city of Aix en Provence. Then, with your wine guide, discover the wine region of Côtes de Provence Sainte-Victoire located at the foot of the Sainte-Victoire mountain and learn about the characteristics of this terroir. Find out about local grape varieties and the wine making process while visiting the cellars. Meet the winemakers and taste AOP Côtes de Provence wines in 3 colors : red, rosé and white. How about a wine with long aging-potential?
• Meet your english-speaking wine expert guide at 11.15am in front of our meeting point (centrally located) in Marseille. • Your guide will drive you in a clean, comfortable & A/C minivan accomodating up to 8 people maximum. • Get about 1h30 free time to visit and lunch in the pretty city of Aix-en-Provence, and then visit 2 wineries in the afternoon. • Taste some reds full of character & finess, aromatic or gastronomic rosés and lively whites. • You will be back to Marseille around 4.45pm to the place where we met in the morning.We select different types of wineries in order to offer you the opportunity to see different ways to work. We have developped partnerships allowing us to take you behind the scenes: from the winemaking & the aging rooms to the bottling lines, you will see everything! Your guide will also explain you about the soil, the climate, the grape varieties, the famous "terroir" but also the picking, the pruning, green harvesting and many other subjects in a relaxed and educational way.