Haut Poitou AOP - Val de Loire IGP

NEW IN 2019

ECOLE DES VIGNES: LEARN TO TASTE!

Become a wine tasting professional ! Before or after your ride, participate to a tasting course with a professional wine taster. On the VVR village, after an hour of workshop, the Val de Loire wines won't have any secret for you.

The access is strictly reserved for the VVR hiking participants over 18 years old. Be careful, the workshop is in french.  Book in your tickets during your hiking registration (15 euros per adult ). 
Warning ! the time and duration of the hike must be taken into account when choosing the tasting course schedule.

 MEETING POINT
Meet at VVR's village
 
 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE (subject to availability)
Thank's for check-in 15 minutes before
14:00
17:00



 DateSaturday 31/08/2019
Departure pointChapelle de Seuilly sur la commune de Mirebeau, rue de l'ancienne commune
86110 Mirebeau
86 - Vienne
coordinates lat. 46.798496 - long. 0.212456
Distanceparcours classique 5,5 km >-< parcours famille 5,5 km
Durationparcours classique 3h00 >-< parcours famille 3h00

AVAILABLE
Hike(s) - Départures
(subject to availability)

CLASSICAL ITINERARY
Departures every 15 minutes.
entre 14h & 14h30
entre 14h30 & 15h
entre 15h30 & 16h
entre 16h & 16h30

CLASSICAL ITINERARY IN ENGLISH
Register on the following time slots :
entre 15h & 15h30

FAMILY ROUTES
Register on the following time slots :
entre 15h & 15h30

NEW IN 2019

HOLI WALK
Register on the following time slots :
entre 16h & 16h30

Language(s) Spoken :

The Haut Poitou appellation, located on a vast plateau north-west of Poitiers, offers a range of structured wines and great aromatic power. IGP Val de Loire, which extends in Vienne department, offers a range of fresh and fruity wines.

The appellation Haut Poitou and IGP Val de Loire suggest you to discover Seuilly depending on the medieval city of Mirebeau. A walk in nature on one of the last chalky hills of the saumurois awaits you with a breathtaking view of the vineyard, the plains of field crops, and the surrounding castles.

Itinerary:

1.      
You begin the walk to the chapel of Seuilly of the fifteenth century, then you walk along the woods and vineyards to stop in the shade of a walnut tree. You enjoy a selection of white wines while enjoying the explanations of the winemakers on the appellation Haut Poitou and IGP Val de Loire.


2.      
The walk continues in the heart of the vinyard with a view of the vines and the crops of Mirebeau. You arrive at the fountain of Bertaude for your second break. We tell you the story of the fountains that surround the hill Mirebeau rich heritage. You will enjoy rosés of different cuvées, with homemade bites.

3.      
The walk takes you to your third stop where you enjoy a breathtaking view of the vineyard, the plains and its castles. A tasting of red wines awaits you with gastronomic specialties of the region. On the way back to the village, you cross Ebène, Poitou donkey, then a demonstration of tillage by horses of the local breed Trait Poitevin is offered in the vineyards.   

At the end of your walk, the winemakers welcome you to the VVR village. At the rhythm of a music band animating the village, you can eat at night with the meal trays to book at the tourist office.
Mirebeau.Tourist Office of Haut Poitou: othautpoitou@gmail.com
Phone : 05 49 01 48 61 

The wines tasted during the hike will be available for sale on the stands of producers and children will enjoy the inflatable games.

Picnics are allowed.

Family walk: Family-friendly hike and all terrain strollers. Departure at 3:00 pm. Subscribe on 3:00 to 3:30 pm time slot.

English itinerary: a classic course with a comment in English is offered. Departure at 3:15 pm. Subscribe on 3:00 to 3:30 pm time slot.

Holi ride: for the last departure, get yourself a white t-shirt and go with bags of colored powder that you throw at your leisure during the course. Departure at 4:15 pm. Subscribe on 4:00-4:30 pm time slot.

Vineyard School: Before leaving or returning from your walk, participate in a tasting class with a professional sommelier. On the VVR village, after an hour of workshop, the wines of the Loire Valley will have no secrets for you! Accessibility to the workshop is strictly reserved for participants of Vines Randos Wine. Book your seats when registering for your hike (15 € per adult).

For restauration, have a look at :
La Table de Bellefois : 05 49 59 40 32
L'Alcôve - Domaine de Roiffé : 05 49 22 48 17 
Restaurant De La Maison De Pays : 05 49 98 26 57 
La Table du Clos : 05 49 52 86 66
Château de Périgny : 05 49 51 80 43 
For the night, we selected for you those places :
Les Vergers du Haras : 05 49 43 48 79 
Château de Périgny*** : 05 49 51 80 43 
La Roserais : 05 49 59 57 19