Visit the most beautiful wineries, châteaux and wine cellars in the Loire Valley

More than 65 different appellations make up this large vineyard which extends over several wine-growing regions. Winalist invites you to the Loire Valley, a land of white and rosé wines along the banks of the Loire. Visit the most beautiful wine cellars in the region, share unique moments with the winegrowers with family, alone or with friends. On weekdays and weekends, our partners offer you the best wine experiences in the Loire Valley .

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Discover the wines of the Loire Valley during an authentic experience

The wine-growing area in the Loire Valley covers 70,000 hectares. There are 68 different appellations. The Loire Valley is renowned for its richness in white wine grape varieties. Grolleau, Gamay, Cabernet franc and sauvignon, or even Chardonnay are grape varieties which often give well rated wines. There is no lack of white grapes. While strolling in this vineyard, you can discover all the richness of the heritage of the region. Wine workshops around Chinon , tastings and meals at a producer in Sancerre, or visit to the best wine cellars in Saumur , there is something for everyone. You will always find an authentic wine experience at a Winalist partner.

Did you know ? At the time of Gaul, the annual meeting of the druids was held in Orléanais , a sub-region of the Loire Valley. It was then the center of Gaul.

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The wine routes in the Loire Valley

The Anjou and Saumur wine route makes you discover the sweet wines of the region. Among the most famous appellations in the area: Cabernet d'Anjou, Coteaux du Layon or Saumur will delight wine lovers. Further east, the Touraine wine route is home to Sauvignon, Pinot noir and Gamay grape varieties. While strolling around Chinon, take the opportunity to discover the wines of the same name. The town of Tours is on your route, after which you inevitably head to the Château de Chenonceaux, a real feat of the Renaissance. In the Blois region, you will not fail to taste some Sancerre and Pouilly. Some local red wines such as Chateaumeillant are remarkably interesting especially for their quality / price ratio.


How to book a wine weekend in the Loire Valley?

With Winalist, wine tourism in the Loire Valley is just one click away! Thanks to our search platform, discover the vineyards and castles that look like you. Select your next destination using your search criteria. Book your experience on the date and time of your choice. Once your activity has been booked, you will receive a confirmation, as well as a reminder. Many of our harvesting partners will also receive you on Saturday and Sunday for your stay. Winalist is the leading wine tourism platform in the Loire Valley and in France.

Best cities to visit in Loire valley

Chinon

Visit the winegrowers of Chinon, the city of red wine

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25 experiences

Chinon is a French commune located in the Center-Val de Loire region in the department of Indre-et-Loire. Chinon is an exceptional and renowned site in the country of Rabelais and good living where we share and celebrate with friends or family...


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Amboise

Find the best wine experiences around Amboise

4.6/5 (3763 reviews)
6 experiences

The town of Amboise is located on the banks of the Loire and is surrounded by vineyards. Only thirty kilometers from Tours, this city was for many years the favorite city of King Francis I who resided in his royal castle. Each summer evening, ...

What you need to know before visiting Loire valley

+ How to book a wine weekend in the Loire Valley?
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Appellations in Loire valley

Wine areas in Loire valley

Anjou Center-Loire Pays Nantais Touraine Muscadet Haut Poitou Chinon Touraine Cheverny Jasnières Auvergne

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