The Costieres de Nîmes vineyards are the link between two regions that are the cradle of wine culture civilization: Provence and Languedoc. The vines have been planted here since Roman times.
Thanks to this tour taste the wines from the most southern part of the Rhone Valley. Les Costieres de Nîmes are indeed geographically located in Languedoc but their vineyards and terroir are naturally linked to the Rhône. This route is also a unique experience and bath in the heart of roman history. Start the day with the visit of the famous Pont du Gard, a Roman aqueduct classified World Heritage of Unesco. Take time to discover this site full of history and then enjoy a lunch with Mediterranean flavors in the restaurant facing the bridge. In the afternoon, continue the experience with a visit of a real working Gallo-Roman cellar reconstituted by painstaking expert archeological work. Taste the wines produced in the winery and flavoured according to the recipes of ancient Latin authors. You will end the day by visiting a traditional wine estate located in the heart of the "garrigue" and enjoy their excellent range of wines. Return to Montpellier around 17h.
You will love:
- The immersion into the heart of Roman history with the visit of the Pont du Gard
- The discovery of a unique appellation at the cross of the Languedoc and the Rhône regions.
- The astonishing tastes of old Roman and contemporary wines.
Full day only:
2 wine estates and the Pont du Gard
minimum 8 wines tasted
Starting at 9 AM
Esplanade de l'Europe
Back at 5 PM
Price : on request