Jeanine Donofrio is passionate for organic food and French gastronomy. She explored the Rhone Valley vineyard to learn about its wine customs and she tells us everything on her blog. Follow her journey using #VisitFrenchWine !
DAY 1: Avignon
Visit of Avignon
Discover "Les Halles d'Avignon" (covered market)
Les Halles d'Avignon is a typical provencal market, made up for 40 merchants
Lunch at "L'Amuse-Bouche"
Visit of the "Palais des Papes" and "Pont d'Avignon"
Palais des Papes served as the residence of the Pope during the 14th
Visit and tasting at "Domaine des Peyre"
Visit and wine tasting at "Domaine de la Citadelle"
Visit of "Domaine du Tourbillon"
Lunch and wine tasting at "Café Fleurs"
Café Fleurs features a terrasse along the coast. The cuisine is inventive, but respects the local products.
Walk through the Isle sur la Sorgue
Visit of Dentelles de Montmirail vineyard with Rhonea
Dinner and night at "Hotel Burrhus"
DAY 3: Vaison la Romaine
Vaison la Romaine : Self-tour of the Provencal market
Visit and wine tasting at "Domaine Rozel", walk through the vines
Visit of L’Essentiel de lavande
Night at Hôtel de la Villeon
Hôtel de la Villéon is a charming 4**** hotel in a 18th century building
Wine tasting at "Maison Chapoutier"
The school M.Chapoutier offers custom themed tasting workshops for individuals, groups, and companies.
Visit of the Valrhona Chocolate workshop
Lunch at "Vineum Paul Aîné Jaboulet" (menu of local products)
Discover the new wine tasting and gastronomy cellar at "Domaine du Tunnel"
Diner and Night at "Domain Notre dame de Cousignac"
Domain Notre dame de Cousignac: The main house was build in 1630!
Domaine de la Croix Blanche: Visit of the vineyards and wine tasting
Laudun Chusclan Winemakers : Visit and tasting
Dating back to the Middle Ages, the Gicon Castle is the property of the Laudun
Chusclan Winegrowers’ cellar since 1973
Domaine des Clos: Dîner and Night
Château du Mourgues du Grès: Stroll and tasting
Dîner at the restaurant « L’Agape »
Night at "Le grand Hôtel"