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Well worth a visit

Free tour, self guided with an audio / video guide. 2 million bottles are maturing in the tufa... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2016
PeterD218
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Belgium
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recommended here by our hotel receptionist – very good sparkling wine and a range of gifts

As fans of Crémant de Loire we wanted to taste and buy some sparkling wines whilst holidaying in... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2017
PeterandJane_12
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

We walked in a took a quick look at the caves where wine was being stored. While my wife explored more of the caves, I tasted a couple of wines. The person pouring wasn’t interested in describing the wines I was tasting so I had...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

As fans of Crémant de Loire we wanted to taste and buy some sparkling wines whilst holidaying in the Loire Valley. We were recommended here by our hotel receptionist. We’ve seen wine caves before so were more interested in the tasting than the tour but...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank PeterandJane_12
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We love Montlouis wine and find it difficult to get in England, when we can it's quite expensive, we were in the area on holiday so decided to try this place. Having seen many caves in the past all we required was a tasting and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Jan F
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

After reading the reviews of other visitors, it appears that our experience may not be representative of what this Cave is typically like. But, when we arrived we read the sign that said there was a Visio tour available in English, so I was surprised...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

We visited with children and wasn't expecting to stay longer that purchasing wine. However there was a great free self guided tour with audio/video for each one of us, which we all found interesting. We were able to do it at our own pace and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Nina E
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The place as the name speaks is in a natural cave of limestone.The place offers a free tour with audio/video guide on the different stages of wine processing. Though on our day of vidit some sections were restricted, but we still had a great experience...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Midz15
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Free tour, self guided with an audio / video guide. 2 million bottles are maturing in the tufa stone galleries. Working environment, interesting to see. Free tasting. Btw, regional products and sweet wines are also available. Great initiative of this co-operative.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank PeterD218
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We stopped off here as part of a bike ride from Amboise. They were fine with us only buying one bottle (a shame but all we could carry back). The mini, self guided tour was worthwhile, despite initial mocking from my husband! We were given...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank suenbern
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Not often you get anything for free but this audio tour was perfect in detail and length for us and our daughters (8&4). Lovely lady explained wine and gave tasters. Wine amazing!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank woodyelise
Reviewed 8 November 2015

With a week in Amboise there are many opportunities to visit wineries. There are a numer of choices in Montlouis with this being our favorite. The short tour with headsets is nice and the opportunity to taste wine excellent. It was amongst our favorite wine...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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