The world of vines and wine has always been an integral part of the identity of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region: with its tailor-made trips in an …
The world of vines and wine has always been an integral part of the identity of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region: with its tailor-made trips in an electrically-converted van, The Family Van offers you a roadtrip “Oenology and terroir of Nouvelle Aquitaine in converted van”.
Oenology and terroir of Nouvelle Aquitaine in converted van
Vineyards shape the landscape and enrich the local gastronomic culture. Each grape variety is developed to offer a unique experience, and the concept of wine tourism attracts more and more curious visitors every year.
At The Family Van, we’d like to take you on the road for an “Oenology and terroir of Nouvelle Aquitaine in converted van” tour. During this roadtrip, you’ll have the opportunity to educate your palate and enjoy unique experiences around different wines typical of the region.
We’re talking tastings, visits to cooperatives and wineries throughout the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Enough to become an expert in oenology and impress your friends and family!
Immerse yourself in the Bordeaux region to begin this roadtrip in an electric van.
Why not start your holiday with a tour of the Bordeaux region?
The reputation of this wine is well established: internationally renowned, the Bordeaux region is the largest appellation vineyard in France and one of the most prestigious, thanks to its famous crus classés. This vineyard is organized around three major rivers: the Garonne, the Dordogne and their shared estuary, the Gironde, which brings an undeniable richness to the cultivated soils and allows for the diversification of grape varieties. Here, the famous wine city awaits you, along with numerous châteaux whose reputation is well established.
Stage 2: head for Sauternes and its extraordinary vineyards aboard your electric converted van
At The Family Van, we love unusual experiences, the kind that spice up a holiday and make you go “oh, wow!”. With this experience, supervised by a professional climber, you’ll be invited to the top of a two-hundred-year-old cedar. You’ll climb a rope to a suspended table where you can taste their 1er Grand Cru Classé. The ideal place to enjoy the experience, with a panoramic view of the Sauternes vineyards and the Ciron Valley. Are you up to the challenge?
Discover the innovative approaches of cooperatives in Lot-et-Garonne and Béarn
If you wish, head for Lot-et-Garonne in an electrically-powered van to learn more about Buzet and its farmers committed to a sustainable development approach: “from vine to glass”. Enjoy a day of immersion with a guided tour of the cooperative’s facilities. You’ll discover how the winemakers produce their wine from A to Z, while enjoying the beauty of the surrounding châteaux!
What could be better than a good old-fashioned wine tasting to keep you going in the Béarn region, after such a wonderful trip in a converted van? The advantage of the van: take your time to explore the world around you. It’s the perfect tool to make you feel at home wherever you go.
The Basque Country, a wine-growing jewel whose secrets you'll soon know all about
The road will then surely end in the Basque country, where you’ll have the opportunity to learn a little more about its cultural and gustatory specialities. If you wish, you can taste the product of oceanic winemaking and, why not, discover the methods of the pioneer of this invention.
This “Oenology and terroir of Nouvelle Aquitaine in converted van” tour is sure to make you experts in New Aquitaine oenology.
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