4-Day Cognac Wine Tour

4-Day Cognac Wine Tour

Enjoy a great introduction to the Cognac making process and try some of the most prestigious names

Tour type: Private , Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights

Product ID: 53755
Description

Discover Cognac, a charming town with a rich history located on the river Charente. Make the most of the relaxed rhythm of life and discover the secrets of the Liqueur of the Gods on this 4-day break.
 
Itinerary:
 
Day 1: Upon arrival in Cognac, check into your room at the 4-star Hotel François Premier, ideally located in Cognac city centre. The remainder of the day will be free for you to relax at your hotel or explore your lovely surroundings independently. You can be recommended a number of restaurants, and a table can be reserved for you for dinner.
 
Day 2: After breakfast, make your way to your first visit (approx. 5 min walk), to the prestigious Maison Meukow. Here, you will enjoy a full tour of the Maison, learning all about the Cognac making process and the history of the estate.
Following your tour, enjoy a three-course lunch at the Maison. Michel Coste and the architect Pascale de Redon completely refurbished the estate three years ago. Lunch will be served alongside a selection of Meukow Cognacs in this impressive setting.
You will then walk ten minutes to the riverside where you will be welcomed as...

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Discover Cognac, a charming town with a rich history located on the river Charente. Make the most of the relaxed rhythm of life and discover the secrets of the Liqueur of the Gods on this 4-day break.
 
Itinerary:
 
Day 1: Upon arrival in Cognac, check into your room at the 4-star Hotel François Premier, ideally located in Cognac city centre. The remainder of the day will be free for you to relax at your hotel or explore your lovely surroundings independently. You can be recommended a number of restaurants, and a table can be reserved for you for dinner.
 
Day 2: After breakfast, make your way to your first visit (approx. 5 min walk), to the prestigious Maison Meukow. Here, you will enjoy a full tour of the Maison, learning all about the Cognac making process and the history of the estate.
Following your tour, enjoy a three-course lunch at the Maison. Michel Coste and the architect Pascale de Redon completely refurbished the estate three years ago. Lunch will be served alongside a selection of Meukow Cognacs in this impressive setting.
You will then walk ten minutes to the riverside where you will be welcomed as the VIP guests of Cognac Hennessy. You will be taken across the river by boat and en route, your guide will introduce you to Hennessy’s history, savoir-faire and international standing.
In the traditional ageing cellars you will learn about the Cognac making process from vine to bottle by way of an immersive 360o experience, which will conclude with a visit to the legendary Paradis cellar. After taking the boat back across the river, a technical tasting session of Hennessy X.O and Paradis will take place in a special room laid out in a lecture theatre style with individual professional tasting tables.
The rest of the evening will be free for you to do as you please.
 
Day 3: Following your breakfast, walk ten minutes to your first visit of the day,the Maison de Cognac, followed by a tasting session of two of their Cognacs. 
For lunch, a three-course meal with apéritif, wine, water and coffee will be served in a Michelin-starred restaurant in La Ribaudière (15 minutes away from Cognac). 
In the afternoon, you will enjoy a visit to the prestigious Rémy Martin Maison. Here, you will be taken on a tour of this world-famous House, learning about the secrets of the Rémy Martin heritage and expertise. Your visit will conclude with a tasting session and gourmet appetisers. The evening will be free for you to explore Cognac.
 
Day 4: After a leisurely breakfast, check out of the hotel.
 
These prices are realistic guide prices, based on travel in standard season (usually April to the end of October). Discounts often apply for travel during out of season (usually November to the end of March) or if there are more than two of you traveling together. Please let us know your preferred travel dates for a definitive price.
Please note: If you wish, you can only stay for a 3-day break, which does not include Day 3 in the itinerary. Please get in touch here.

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About this activity
Tour Timings
Available mid-week and weekends throughout the year
Group size
2 - 6
Languages
English, French
The meeting point
Select date and participants:
Includes
  • 3-nights accommodation at 4-star Hotel François Premier with breakfast
  • 2 lunches 
  • Visit 4 Maisons de Cognac 
  • Wine tastings (12 wines)
  • Taxi transfers to the restaurant on Day 3 
  • Dinner

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellation charge per person cancelling 60 days or more - loss of deposit;

  • 59-28 days - 50%;
  • 27-14 days - 70%; 
  • 13-8 days - 90%
  • 7 days or less - 100%. 

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Jenna

Created in 2004 by wine connoisseurs, we are a specialist wine tour operator offering a broad selection of holidays and trips to the premium wine regions of France, Italy and Spain. From our traditional Premium tours to the regions of Champagne, Bordeaux and Burgundy to bespoke self-drive circuits and birthday weekends, our expertise is creating perfect trips for individuals, groups or companies. We have a large number of clients who return to us year on year and many more come through recommendations. The reason we attract such loyalty from customers is that not only do we provide an excellent trip, we also pride ourselves on giving superb customer service.


Product ID: 53755

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