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Canal du Midi Épicurien Wine Tour

A wine and food tour that includes a wine tasting cruise on the Canal du Midi and a market visit.  This tour is available on Tuesdays or Wednesdays, market day in two of the bustling Languedoc towns close to Carcassonne.

Private Canal du Midi Épicurien Wine Tour

We start the day with a visit to a lively market in the Minervois region. As we stroll through the market you will learn about and taste the plentiful Languedoc foods such as traditional goat and sheep milk cheese including famous Roquefort. You will meet bakers, butchers and sausage curers, fruit & vegetable growers and dozens of others who continue to grow and make their products using traditional Languedoc methods that haven’t changed for years.

Lunch is always an important part of our tours and on this trip we will showcase some of the seasonal and traditional foods at one of our favourite lunch spots that is the perfect place for one of our gourmet outdoor lunches.

After lunch we take the short drive to the village of Le Somail one the prettiest ports along the Canal du Midi where we join our boat for a 1 hour private cruise and along the way we will entertain with you a delicious tasting of Languedoc wines and tell you the story of the Canal. Click on the video below to see what’s in store for you if you pick this tour.

Our final visit of the day is to a winery in the beautiful area of the Minervois.  We will learn how the vines are grown and cared for and the wines are made and taste the range of red, white and rosé that are known for their elegant intense flavours often accompanied by wild herb flavours such as lavender, thyme and rosemary.

Superb wine & food tasting tour in the south of France!

This tour is only available privately and the price is dependant on on how many people are in your party as follows:
2 people 3 people 4 people 5 people 6 people 7 people 8 people
315 pp 245 pp 200 pp 175 pp 165 pp 155 pp 145 pp

For larger groups please request a quotation

What’s includes:

  • Guided market visit
  • Wine tasting cruise on the Canal du Midi
  • Gourmet outdoor lunch with wine
  • Winery visit
  • Pickup and transport

How to Book

To arrange your Private Canal du Midi Épicurien Wine tour either complete the enquiry form or send an email to wendy@vinenvacances.com and let her know the date or range of dates you are available, how many people are in your party and where you are staying.

At the time of booking we request a €25 deposit per person which is non refundable if your tour is less than 5 days in the future. For more details please read our Terms & Conditions.

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