Tour the Best Wineries near Your Paris Vacation Rental

After touring the historic and fashionable Paris city from the vantage point of your Paris vacation rental, it's time to embark on a rich wine tasting tour. In Paris, never miss the opportunity to taste some world-class wines such as Loire, Champagne, Bordeaux and Burgundy. If wine tasting in the city doesn't satisfy you, go on a wine tasting tour to the magnificent vineyards outside the city. Check out some of the famous wine tour regions you can try out while you stay in one of the Paris vacation home.

Champagne Region

Invite all your friends staying at the various vacation rentals and head west of Paris to the wonderful Champagne region that produces the popular sparkling white wine. The impressive vineyards, rich heritage and world-class Champagne make the region a much sought-after spot for a wine tour. Apart from the sparkling Champagne, non-sparkling still wines are also on sale at this region. Pomace, the by-product of wine production is used to make Marc de Champagne. At Reims and Epernay you can visit popular wine cellars of Moet et Chandon and champagne houses Veuve Clicquot and Ruinart. You can also visit the small houses where you can learn the wine making process and explore the underground chalk caves.

Burgundy Region

France and its tradition can be best experienced in Burgundy. Most of the vineyards in this region have been grown by monks and hence the names of some of the famous wines are after religious orders such as Meursault, Chambertin, Santenay and so on. You can also visit the popular Côte d'Or or "Golden Slopes," which is home to Romanée Conti, Chambertin and Montrachet. Take time to visit family wine growers in the region and explore the ancient cellars along with tasting some fabulous wines.

Loire Valley

The earthy aroma of the wine cellars and the splendid red and white wines is what makes Loire valley an irresistible destination for wine lovers. To the world-famous Muscadet to the tasty red Sancerre and other dessert wines, you have enough wine tasting options in this region. You can try visiting the local vineyards or winery buildings for a good knowledge about wine making process.

Bordeaux Region  

Explore the rich wine history and travel around the magnificent vineyards of Bordeaux to enjoy the wine tour to the maximum. For a change, try tasting the wines in a wine merchant's cellar or relish a sumptuous meal along with some world-class wines at a Bordeaux restaurant. Do not miss Saint-Emilion and Medoc, the very popular red wine vineyards. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc are the predominant grape varieties in the region.

The Rhone Valley

The Rhone Valley and Provence boast of some of the most beautiful vineyards in France. Vines surrounded with olive groves and lavender fields are a treat for the eyes.

From the red grape varieties Grenache black, Syrah and Mourvèdre to the whites that include Grenache white, Clairette white and Marsanne are used for producing powerful wines in the region.

After tasting, don't forget to take home some special wines to your dear ones who have missed the tour. Most of the vacation rentals provide wine tour assistance. For more details on the rentals according to the price, availability and amenities, visit where searching for the ideal rental is made easy.