Magical Provence Tour- September 21-28, 2020
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Magical Provence Tour- September 21-28, 2020


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Join Keli and Julie DeRitis in Provence September 21-28, 2020 for a gourmet food and wine tour.

Our home for the week will be La Table Longue, a luxury 9-bedroom villa in the little village of Sablet not far from Orange.

Enjoy a week visiting charming villages and markets, indulging in delicious meals prepared by our private chef and in local restaurants, all while tasting some of the best wines in the world.

We'll get our "gourmet fix" at local markets as we sample our way through booths featuring local produce, artisan breads and pastries, and enough cured meats and cheeses to make even the most experienced gourmet swoon with pleasure.

The Rhone Villages and Chateauneuf du Pape are a must for wine tasting and our group will spend two days visiting wineries with Olivier Hickman of Wine Uncovered as our guide. Lunch with wine pairings are included on both days.

Tour Cost

$3,150 per person (Standard Room - 5 standard rooms available, double occupancy)
$3,450 per person (Master Suite - 1 master suite available, double occupancy)

A $500 per person deposit holds your spot.* Balance is due June 15, 2020.


Highlights


Two days of wine tasting with a local expert; one in the Cotes-du-Rhone Villages AOC and one in the Chateauneuf du Pape AOC featuring wine pairing lunches.

A visit to the Pont du Gard, the ancient Roman acqueduct and Unesco World Heritage Site.

Van Gogh, Starry Night presentation at Carrieres de Lumieres in Baux de Provence...master artworks are projected onto the walls of an abandoned limestone quarry accompanied by a classical music presentation.

A guided walk along the Ocher Trail, the "Sentier des Ocres" and lunch in Roussillon.

Vaison la Romaine Tuesday and Isle sur la Sorgue Sunday markets.

A cooking class in our villa with Chef Giselle. 

What's Included

  • Ground transportation to and from Sablet and Avignon train station.
  • Charming Double-occupancy Rooms with king or queen beds (all with en-suite bathrooms).
  • 6 breakfasts featuring fresh pastries from the local bakery, 4 lunches, and 6 dinners including local wines. Some evening meals will be prepared by our personal chef, some will be enjoyed at local eateries, and a few will be prepared by our group.
  • All field trips and ground transportation.
  • All cooking classes and winery tours.
Registration: Tour is limited to 14 participants 

Price does not include airfare which can be arranged through Bob Kerr at Travel House

NOTE: Trip insurance is required, this can also be purchased very reasonably from Travel House or through AAA.
 

Email keli@poggibonsigifts.com or call Keli Sim DeRitis at 206-714-8278 for more information.

*Deposits are non-refundable unless prior arrangement is made or tour spots can be filled by the deadline for final payment.