The is no shortage of reputable wineries to visit in Provence—from small family run establishments to well-known with international distribution.
We offer three ways to experience the wine’s of the region:
- Visit some of our favorite regional wineries yourself (see our list below). They offer free tastings and several offer 1-2 hour guided tours for an extra fee.
- Book a half/full day Wine Tour with a dedicated wine guide to discover the regions of Côteaux d’Aix en Provence, Cassis, Luberon, Alpilles or Château-neuf du Pape. Book here
- Custom-build a Personalized Wine Experience with the option of blending it with other regional activities, restaurants, etc.
Note: We kindly advise that you contact our partners well in advance of your holiday to plan your day tours and itineraries
Self Guided: Provence Wineries with tasting experiences
We have compiled a short list of a few of our favorite spot for tasting, many of which specialize in biodynamic wine making. Some of them you can simply walk in and have free tastings, others offer hour + long experiences for a fee if you book in advance. In the high season, if you are a group of 6 or more, we advise calling ahead to let them know you are coming for more dedicated attention.
Note some wineries are closed on Sundays and during lunch hours.
Nestled in the heart of a unique natural setting, Château Romanin has been using biodynamic techniques since 1988, when it was created by Jean-Pierre Peyraud (investor) and Jean-André Charial (owner of Relais & Château L’Oustau de Baumanière).
- Visit of the Cathedral Wine Cellar
- 360° panoramic view of Mont Ventoux , the Alpilles, Avignon and Saint Rémy de Provence
- Explanation of the terroir and culture certified in biodynamics
- 19 € a person – 1 hour
Domaine des Lauzieres
Since 1992 the Domaine de Lauzières has been involved in organic farming, and more recently in biodynamics. Lauzières was founded in the 16th century, when the Huguenots took refuge in the Alpilles.
0 4 90 47 62 88
- Guided tour through the vineyard and the olive grove of the Domaine
- 45€ per person, 1h30
- The visit includes a tasting of the great wines and olive oils produced at the famous Château d’Estoublon.
- Reservations needed: firstname.lastname@example.org
Domaine de La Verrière
Situated in the commune of Goult in the Luberon Regional National Park, the vineyards of the Domaine de la Verrière are on slopes surrounded by an area classified Natura 2000.
In 1470 Roy René de Provence set up Italian glassmakers here; the name of the estate, comes from these ancient glassworks.
Note: Closed Wednesday, Sundays
Tel : 04 90 72 20 88
2673 Chemin de la Verrière
Wine, Botanical gardens and Museum
A fantastic touring experience in Menerbes that includes a visit to the cellar for a tasting, a tour of the botanical garden and a well-known Corkscrew Museum
601 Route de Cavaillon, 84560 Ménerbes
Domaine La Tuillière
This is a lovely spot for tasting and early evening tapas!
Route D60, 84220 Murs
Domaine de Marie
A few kilometers from the famous village of Gordes with 23 hectares of vines.
Many option for varying levels of tastings and experiences.
Tél : +33 4 90 72 54 23
Chateau de Milles
Château de Mille is the oldest wine estate in the Luberon, first documented in the Avignon archives in 1238. Recently, experts have identified carved stone wine-making basins which could date from the Bronze Age. Enjoy free tasting or privately guided tours that blend history and nature tour including and archive exhibition, wine and history museum, a section of the vineyard and a biodiverse garden.
Route de Bonnieux
04 88 85 22 15
Free visit: History and nature tour including the old buildings (exterior), the archive exhibition, the wine and history museum, a section of the vineyard and our biodiversity garden.
Duration : 1h30
Same tour as the self-guided tour but with tons of historical and viticultural information.
Duration : 1h15
Price : 19€ / person / 15 people maximum
VIP Tour: 80€ per person (less for groups) fully guided tour of the property: the outside buildings, the gardens, the chapel, the winery and a private wine tasting (with nibbles) at the Château. These must be booked in advance to guarantee the best service.
Chateau Fontvert: (Lourmarin)
Organic and Biodynamic Winery
Visit the cave for free tastings.
Behind the Scenes Tour (reservation only— limited availability)
For a truly bespoke experience in Lourmarin, be guided by the owners Fabrice and Corrine for a behind the scenes 3 hour experience with an in-depth biodynamic farming and wine making practices. Enjoy wine tastings and local food parings and harvest heirloom vegetables from the neighbor’s biodynamic farm.
- Includes Aperitif and Pétanque
- 4 person minimum and 7 person maximum-
- 250 euros per person
15 chemin de Pierrouret
84160 LOURMARIN – FRANCE
ph : +33 (0)4 90 68 35 83
Domaine La Cavale (Cucuron)
- Free tastings available
- Visit of the cellars followed by a tasting: 12 € per person (10 € per person from 10 people)
- Wine Workshops: book 48 hours in advance
- 25 € per person, workshops of about 1 hour
3017 Route de Lourmarin
(0)4 90 08 31 92
Closed on Sundays
Chateau La Coste: Wine, Art Walk and Exceptional Dining
Château La Coste is a futuristic wine estate with an art and sculpture walk. You can spend a whole day here, tasting, eating at their varied restaurants and discovering art and sculpture placed all over their 600 acre estate.
Reserve a table for dinner in one of the renowned restaurants in the middle of the vineyards.
2750 Route de la Cride
13610 Le Puy-Sainte-Réparade
04 42 61 89 98
Château de Beaupré (Saint Cannat)
3525 RN7 Château de Beaupré
13760 Saint Cannat
Enjoy an authentic Chateau winery experience. Château de Beaupré has had a history of 6 generations, including 4 making wine.
Enjoy Free tastings or a variety of 1.5 hour guided tour options.
** Along the road that Beaupré is situated on, (going from Rognes to Aix) you will find a several other wonderful wineries…
- In the center of Chateauneuf
- Visit by appointment only.
- Please contact by e-mail to make an appointment.
Château de Beaucastel
Chemin de Beaucastel
Tél. : +33 (0) 4 90 70 41 00
Fax : +33 (0) 4 90 70 41 19
Chateau la Nerthe
From the terrace, you can admire a vast panorama of the vineyards and the remnants of the city of the Popes at the top of the village. Then, you can explore the core of five centuries of elegance, but you’ll need to have booked a visit.
Address: 4213 Rte de Sorgues, 84230 Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Phone: 04 90 83 59 04
Address: 10 Av. Saint-Pierre de Luxembourg, 84230 Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Phone: 04 90 83 71 79
Les Caves St Charles (for tasting only)
Address: 10 Rue des Papes, 84230 Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Phone: 04 90 39 13 85
Châteauneuf-du-Pape tastings and wine experience, from a 13th Century cellar in Provence