Wine tourism holidays, wine tasting and discovering the local produce of the Hérault region
Cap d’Agde invites you on a journey through the vineyards of the Languedoc and the Hérault: tasting of pays d’Oc wines and local specialities, wine tourism holidays, fun and interactive introduction to wine with Vinopolis... And in 2012, the unmissable event for all lovers of wine and French local produce: Vinocap.
Tasting of pays d’Oc wines, visits to vineyards... and a lot more
With more than 120 independent wine cellars and 6 cooperative wine cellars, the Hérault Mediterranean region produces more than 9 million bottles per year. At 290,000 hectares, the Languedoc Roussillon region is the largest wine production area in the world. This offers a wealth of opportunities for discovering pays d’Oc wines and local gastronomic specialities:
•” Vineyard walks” mornings, circuits accessible to all, from April to October and every week from July to September.
• Afternoon visits to a wine cooperative followed by wine tasting sessions.
• The traditional festival of the new wine, held every year in October.
• Sales and tasting at the Caves Richemer
Lots for a memorable weekend tasting the most famous wines of the pays d'Oc: Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Muscat, Syrah… Marrying the wines with the gastronomic specialities of the Hérault Mediterranean region will delight your palette. Beginning the meal, of course, with the celebrated local aperitif Noilly Prat.
Vinocap: the unmissable event devoted to the wines and produce of the Hérault
In 2012, Cap d'Agde will play host to the 3nd Vinocap festival, with an entire programme devoted to the local produce of the Hérault region: introductions to wine tasting with a sommelier, an organic market, a fashion parade by the agglomeration’s Centre for the Artistic Professions, tasting and sale of local produce (wine and shellfish producers, beekeepers and olive growers...). Take a moment to subscribe to our newsletter so you won't miss this event.
Vinipolis: another way to find out about wine
Situated in Florensac, Vinipolis is a centre which combines a high tech wine cellar where interactive computer terminals reveal the secrets of the vineyard, with an aging cellar and a bistro. So visitors can learn about grape varieties, their characteristics and their production methods in a fun way. Innovative services such as a café-vigneron, cookery courses and tastings are introduced and led by the staff...
Wine and local heritage: a subtle cocktail for a great wine holiday
Set off on the wine routes, in search of cultural discoveries and new taste experiences. Meet the wine producers between Agde and Pézenas! Lovers of their region and proud of their roots, they are keen to share with you their wine-making expertise and the wines that they make. You will be entranced by the gentle landscapes of the Hérault region and the charm of the towns and villages which cherish authenticity and the Mediterranean way of life. If you are looking for a local specialist company to create and organise your trip, Océanides Réceptif will put together a tailor-made trip to match your budget, for a weekend or longer!
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