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Chateau du Petit Thouars

La Chaussee, 37500 Saint-Germain-sur-Vienne, Chinon, France
+33 2 47 95 96 40
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Chateau du Petit Thouars is an award-winning family-run vineyard located in the heart of the Loire Valley wine country: between Chinon, Saumur, and Bourgueil. We are open year-round for free wine tastings in our traditional salle de degustation/tasting room and look forward to welcoming you to the joys of our 100% Cabernet Franc wines! Wine tasting - Cellar Tours - Group Lunches and Dinners - Picnics in the vines - Boat Tours.
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“loire valley” (12 reviews)
La Chaussee, 37500 Saint-Germain-sur-Vienne, Chinon, France
+33 2 47 95 96 40
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

This is such a rare find! We got to tour the beautiful chateau inherited by Sebastian and his wife Darcy. They are such lovely people, and very friendly. They were the best hosts. Darcy was so informative on our tour of the vineyard and gave...More

Thank TiffanyT012013
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We didn't know that we had to book a tour in advance, but the hosts let us join one of their arranged tours a few minutes after our arrival. A very warm welcome by Darcy. We enjoyed the atmosphere on their premises. The tour was...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Sebastian and Darcy are kind and gracious hosts. We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the grounds and a tasting of their wines. Sebastian was very kind and generous with his time. Would recommend anyone to book a tour on their website and pay them a...More

Thank Sergei K
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

What an amazing find! Sebastian (who inherited the chateau) and Darcy are such friendly and gracious hosts! The chateau is part of Sebastian's family, and they and their family live on premises. We walked the vineyards and toured the cellar of this incredibly charming property....More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

We had a fantastic day. Having a tour of the estate, a tasting and a beautiful picnic in a lovely spot. Our hosts were fantastic.

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Reviewed 21 May 2017

We had the most wonderful time at the Chateau. The owner, who is very sweet, took us for a private tour around the gorgeous vineyards and then showed us the amazing caves in which they keep their barrels. The vineyard'a long history is fascinating and...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2017

The stop at Chateau du Petit Thousars was very enjoyable. Sebastian was the perfect host and the location is beautiful. After taking us to the vineyard and explaining how the grapes are grown, he walked us to the winery. It's in a series of underground...More

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Thank 552jeanettek
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We brought our wedding party (29 people) to the Chateau for a tour and tasting. We were welcomed warmly and from there on everything was perfect. Informative and authentic tour experience followed by generous tasting with delicious food pairing. This place is what you dream...More

Thank Morgan G
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I highly recommend the picnic in the vineyard. It was a lovely and unique experience to taste the local foods with the complimenting wine. ....followed by a tours of the vineyard then the tasting of all the wines. The wines were delicious...my least favorite was...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2017

we had a very interesting tour of the vineyard which was informative about how the quality of the grapes and wine are maintained. We had no idea about the strict controls over how and what can be used in the production of wine. It is...More

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