Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Ecole de Dégustation Mouriesse

The tourist service at Châteauneuf-du-Pape :

The tasting school organises informative tasting sessions for the general public throughout the year. These sessions provide an opportunity for cyclists, touring the region, to learn more about the countryside they’ve explored or develop their wine tasting experience when visiting estates.
The school is located on an existing bike route, 3 minutes’ walk from the Tourist Office.
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To take part, all you have to do is book your place on one of the school’s scheduled sessions or ask the school to arrange a “tailor-made” session for you.

A variety of themes/courses are available:
-Introduction to wine tasting
-Grape varieties and the vintage effect
-Experimenting with blending
-Exploring the North/South Rhone Valley
-Learning about the wines of Châteauneuf-du-Pape

We can also organise tailor-made sessions on request. In this instance, we require 2-3 days prior notice (to ensure we have room and staff available).

Cyclists enrolled on a session can cycle to the school and leave their bikes in the reception area, on ground floor level (accommodates approximately 8 bikes).
We have information available about existing bike routes, a bicycle repair kit in case of any problems and can fill water bladders, if required.

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Services pour cyclistes

> The nearest cycling tours:
Just 610m from the cellar: local loop n°1 "From the vineyards in Châteauneuf du Pape to the plain of the River Ouvèze"
620m from the cellar: local loop n°5 "From stone to pebbles"
900m from the cellar: Itinerant circuit "Bike tour of the Côtes du Rhône"
1km from the cellar: the ViaRhôna Greenway

> For bicycles:
Bicycle parking close by, restrooms available
Battery charging for electric bikes and smartphones

> For cyclists:
Availability of maps and tourist information specifically for cycling
Availability of basic repair kit
Recommendations for service providers in the "La Provence à Vélo" network (rentals, massages, deliveries, baggage and people transport, restaurants, accommodations)

Equipments

  • Toilets

Services

  • Tourist brochures
  • Repair kit

Dates and times

From 01/01 to 31/12/2021, every Sunday.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st, Easter Monday, Feast of the Ascension, Whit Monday, May 1st, May 8th, July 14th, August 15th, November 1st, November 11th and December 25th.

Canceled or closed because of Covid-19.

Means of payment

  • Bank/credit card
  • Cheque
  • Cash
  • Credit transfer

Prices

Adult: 50 to 65 €.

Group rate available for > 2 people.

Spoken languages

  • English
  • French