Wine tourism is the perfect opportunity to learn more about wines. Indeed, during your expedition, you can follow a workshop or an oenology course to get even closer to the wines. In this way, you will develop your sensory analysis and the winegrowers will give you the keys to knowing how to taste a wine correctly. During the tasting phase, you are in the company of the winemaker of the estate who will pass on his know-how to you to observe the wine. A wine tourism tour in a wine estate allows you to recognize a wine, during a sensory journey, by its taste, its color and its smell.
Wine tourism is also an opportunity to discover, but also to understand the environment of the vineyard. Indeed, the climate, the terroir and the geological influences have effects on the taste quality of the wine. By touring the estate, you can also discover the grape varieties and their location. On the other hand, to fully understand a vineyard, you will need to delve into its history as well as the bad weather it has been through over the years. The tests that the estate has undergone demonstrate the quality of its wine from its years of evolution and improvement.
Through the visit of a vineyard during a wine tourism, you have the opportunity to discover the beauty of the surrounding landscape, but also inside the castle. Take the time to go to the cellars, the cellars, and also to walk in the vineyards. In some cases, you can meet the staff of the vineyard, namely the owner(s), the cellar master, the pickers, the sommelier, etc.
- Discover the trades related to the vine
To fully immerse yourself in the field of viticulture, you cannot miss the trades that make a winery work. The maintenance of the vine, the techniques used over the seasons, but above all the techniques of wine making.