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Alsace Wine Route: Tasting Tour from Strasbourg

By: Ophorus
Highlights
  • In-depth tasting tour of Alsace's wine route
  • Round-trip transportation from Strasbourg in a luxury minivan
  • Sample tasty regional varieties of wine in cellars, wineries, and family-run estates
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Alsace Wine Route: Tasting Tour from Strasbourg
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Alsace Wine Route: Tasting Tour from Strasbourg
From US$149.98
Overview

Get off the beaten track on a tasting tour of Alsace, home to picturesque vineyards. The region in eastern France is famous for its fairytale-like villages, but its under-the-radar wine route is another draw. On this tasting tour from Strasbourg, you learn about Alsace’s history at the crossroads of France and Germany and sample grape varieties at multiple vineyards.

What to Expect

Make your own way to central Strasbourg to meet your guide, group, and minivan for this behind-the-scenes tasting tour of Alsace’s best vineyards.

Start your trip on the Alsace Wine Route Ater, a 105-mile (170-kilometer) stretch of scenic roadway at the foothills of the Vosges mountain chain. Enjoy panoramic views of vine-covered slopes and red-roofed, fairytale homes tucked into the valley.

Your first stop is in Mittelbergheim, where you taste Alsatian wines that might include Pinot blanc, Sylvaner and Riesling.

Next, make a stop in Dambach-la-Ville, the largest wine-producing village in Alsace, known for producing riesling and gewürztraminer, for a tasting at a wine cellar.

Finally, visit Ribeauvillé and Riquewihr for your last wine-tasting session, where you learn about local growers such as the Trimbach family and Hugel family.

When the tastings are done, your minivan takes you back to Strasbourg.

Reviews (41)
1 - 5 of 11 reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile
Vip tour with great wine and views!

Our tour guide, Paulina, was amazing. She was very knowledgeable about the wine industry in Allsace and all over France. We went to three different places ans each were very different. We were able to see a smaller family owned winery, newer winery, and a...More

Thank SidneyW94
Reviewed 14 September 2018
Outstanding and worth every penny!

We did 2 full days with Ophorus, one out of Strasbourg and one from Itterswiller. On each occasion we visited 3 domaines and tasted some of the most spectacular wines that Alsace have to offer. Both our our guides (Pauline and Aud - thank you...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile
First Class experience!!

I would highly recommend this tour to everybody as I learned so much about Alsace wine and more broadly about the region. Our guide Florence was superb! She had so much knowledge on all subjects that I felt I really got to know the area...More

Thank I2963PQjackm
Reviewed 16 July 2018
Informative trip, great wines, interesting hosts, beautiful scenery

I travel frequently to Strasbourg for work, and had a weekend without plans between two work weeks. A fellow traveler recommended this tour, and I could not have been happier. This trip visited three wineries along the Alsace wine route. At each winery, we tasted...More

1  Thank Scott_Barney_x
Reviewed 20 May 2018
Full day wine tour

Just perfect. Amazing villages and a excelente choice of vineyards. Ariane, besides being very nice, is a good guide and gave us a lot of information.

1  Thank Ruben L
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