The Princess & The Bear

Languedoc Discovery Holidays for Americans

We are delighted to announce to all of our US customers that fabulous wines of the Languedoc-Roussillon are now available online, shipped free of charge to you at your home or office in the US: www.theprincessandthebear.com Sign up for their newsletter to receive special offers and join the adventure!!

For wine lovers living in the United States The Princess & The Bear brings you a wonderful and unique way to buy Languedoc wines. Carol Bailey (The Princess) and Steve Medwell (The Bear) have made it their mission to bring these delicious, affordable wines into the homes of US wine lovers.

They have selected a fabulous range of Languedoc wines that will transport you to an undiscovered part of the world that is rich in history, tradition and culinary treasures.  Each wine tells a story: of the land, the Mediterranean weather and the winemaker’s passion.

We are honoured to have been chosen as their travel and vineyard tour partner so that you can explore the region in person and meet Carol and Steve in the Languedoc

We have drawn up three exciting Languedoc wine holidays that will bring you to this magical part of the Mediterranean to meet the winemakers and discover the secrets of the SuperNatural South of France.

The Amphora Wine Holiday – May 15 – 17 2020

This 3-night wine & food holiday brings you to the South of France to discover the wine makers who produce your favourite Languedoc wines. This is your chance to visit the little-known Languedoc region, explore the vineyards and wineries and taste the delicious south of France cuisine. The Romans colonised Languedoc over 2 thousand years ago, planted grape vines and made wines that were shipped back to Rome in Amphora made from the Languedoc earth.

  • 3 nights B&B accommodation
  • Airport transfers from Toulouse airport (Transfers from Barcelona can be arranged)
  • Meet Carol Bailey at the Sommelier hosted Pairing dinner
  • 2 days touring the Languedoc vineyards in the Corbières & the Minervois
  • Visit to the Amphora museum
  • Wine tasting cruise on the Canal du Midi
  • Olive oil & vinegar tasting

The Mediterranean Wine Holiday – June 19 – 21 2020

This 3-night wine & food holiday will be based in the beautiful town of Pézenas not far from the Mediterranean coast. During your stay you will explore the vineyards and taste delicious Languedoc wines, take an oyster boat cruise, enjoy a sea food lunch and visit an beautiful abbey with a wine secret..!

  • 3 nights B&B accommodation
  • Airport transfers from Toulouse airport (Transfers from Barcelona can be arranged)
  • Meet Carol Bailey at the Sommelier hosted Pairing dinner
  • 2 days touring the Languedoc vineyards in Faugères & Pézenas
  • Oyster cruise & seafood lunch on the Mediterranean coast
  • Visit to the spectacular Abbey de Valmagne

The Cathar Wine Holiday – September 6 – 8 2020

This 3-night wine & food holiday based in magical Carcassonne will help you uncover the fascinating story of the Cathars and the siege that took place in Languedoc 800 years ago. During your stay in the undiscovered South of France you will visit some of the Cathar castles as well as meet the wine makers who make your favourite Languedoc wines and taste the delicious Languedoc cuisine.

  • 3 nights B&B accommodation (upgrades available)
  • Airport transfers from Toulouse airport (Transfers from Barcelona can be arranged)
  • Meet Carol Bailey at the Sommelier hosted Pairing dinner
  • 2 days touring the Languedoc vineyards in the Minervois & the Cabardés
  • Visit to two Cathar sites
  • Wine tasting cruise on the Canal du Midi
  • Olive oil tasting

Price €725 per person based on 2 people sharing a twin or double room. (flights not included)

Each holiday will go ahead when we have 6 confirmed places. To reserve your place or to make an enquiry please email wendy@vinenvacances.com