Wine tasting in the Pays de la Loire 27.08.2016

The Pays de la Loire has 5 areas recognised as 'Vignobles et Découvertes' wine destinations  providing high quality facilities for visitors, including accommodation and restaurants, events and museums, vineyards and wine tasting tours. The Loire is France's third biggest producer of AOC wines.

350 wine cellars of the Loire Valley have signed up to a scheme promoting excellence in wine tourism. 

> Where to go wine tasting and meet wine producers in the Pays de la Loire

Every year, on the first weekend of September, a hiking and wine tasting event takes place throughout the Loire Valley: the Vignes Vins Rando event . The leisurely few-hour walks crossing vineyards are punctuated by wine tasting sessions along the way.


> Other places to visit with food and drink tasting sessions

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