Enjoy an exclusive, VIP wine experience in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of Southern France, located at the impressive Villa Gayda near the town of Limoux.
Imagine wine tasting with stunning views of Languedoc's vineyards and the Pyrénées mountains. Imagine learning about wine at a working wine domaine. Imagine lounging by our pool with fellow-wine tasters or classmates - debating the merits of organic winemaking...
You won't find a more beautiful, professional and relaxed venue to learn about wine. Domaine de Gayda offers a gourmet restaurant with terrasse, outdoor barbecue area overlooking the vines, four luxury gites, and newly-built, state-of-the-art teaching and seminar facilities.
SAMPLE THREE DAY ITINERARY*
2.30pm Land at Carcasoone or Toulouse airports, transfers to Villa Gayda
3.00pm Ariive at the villa, check in and relax, swim, play boules…
5.00pm Wine tasting ‘What’s the Secret?’ with Master of Wine, Matthew Stubbs
7.30pm Champagne reception
8.00pm Gastronomic dinner at Maison Gayda restaurant overlooking the Pyrenees
9.00am ‘Be a Winemaker for a Day’ experience introduction
9.15am Vineyard tour
10.30am Coffee & questions
11.00am Winemaking session
12.15pm Winemaking film
2.00pm Blending session – ‘create your own blend’
3.00pm Tea break
3.15pm Tasting of 8 wines plus the guests’ blends
4.45pm Closing questions and prize giving for the best blend!
8.00pm Informal ‘Mediterranean’ style dinner
10.00am Check out, tour of Carcasonne, a World Heritage Site
12.00pm Lunch in Carcasonne
3.00pm Flight departs from Carcasonne or Toulouse airport
*Shorter trips can be arranged if desired
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