Visit « Discovery of the Caves Duhard »


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Langues recommandées pour les visites :
FR : 11h00 | 15h00 | 17h00
EN : 12h00 | 14h00 | 16h00
Number of Persons
  • Adults (12,00 €)
  • Children (5,00€ from 6 to 18 years old)

 Cheese : 3 refined french cheeses.

 Regional products : 2 delicatessens and 1 cheese.

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- Sensory Experience -

- Vintages Odyssey -

- Wine tasting and more... -

Caves Duhard propose a visit that is unique in France. The experience is for everyone a discovery, a different approach of the wine world, of our history, our culture, and our culture heritage of the Loire Valley and specifically Val de Loire area.

Upon your arrival, we will introduce to you the various options of visit, and various wine and food activities.

All of the visits can be reserved on-line on our website in order to better prepare your experience in the Caves Duhard.

The visit booklet will help you find your way in the cellar and discover all the different activities we offer. Also, for all visits, a sommelier (wine steward) welcomes you and introduces the site, the history of the Caves Duhard, and how to process for each visit.

Each visit can be followed autonomously and in various languages. Audio-guides are available for foreign visitors with no extra fees.

You may also want to reserve a guided visit with our wine steward or sommelier to personnalized your experience. The guided visit is available for individuals or groups.

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A few formulas are proposed. For guided visits, it is possible to have access to private areas otherwise closed to the public, especially for the most rare and unique wines of our collection. We also privatize our tasting room for a privileged and shared moment with our sommelier.

- Sensory Visit -

The Sensory Visit will awaken all of your senses.

While being entertained, you will learn all about the universe of wine through your sense of hearing, smell, sight, touch and of course taste. This visit is adapted to a public of all age.

It takes about 20 minutes to go through the Sensory Visit.

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- Vintages Odyssey -

The ‘Odyssey of Vintages Visit’ consists of a true voyage in time to discover the collection of the Caves Duhard, the history of the Caves and the history of our geographical area Val du Loire. Our collection presents wines which vintages travel back in time all the way to 1874.

We have developed a serie of movies that are directly projected on the tufa stoned wall of the cave. The caves environment is most auspicious for dreaming and traveling back in time through the last five centuries.

The Odyssey of Vintages Visit is one of a kind concept unique in the world and will not leave you indifferent.

At the Caves Duhard, wine is pleasure, it can be gastronomy, and it may even give you intense emotions. Prepare yourself for a brand-new experience.

This visit is adapted for a public of all age.

It takes about 20 minutes to go through the Odyssey of Vintges Visit.

- Wine tasting -

The wine activities are a strong moment of your visit in the Caves Duhard.

A few of our cellars in the cave are dedicated to the wine activities for a specific experience whether you are a group, a family or among friends.

The sommeliers await for you to show their techniques of wine tasting, to make you taste at least 3 wines including an old vintage, to explain the food and wine matching, and to present the products of our « assiettes gourmandes » or gourmet plates (Tourangelle plate – name of our regional products from Tour – Cheese plates, Sweet plate).

It takes about 20 minutes to go through the Wine Activities.

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Visits are offered in French or English and our are subject to availability at the time of booking.

Not to be missed :

  • - « Oenotable » : Our experential restaurant, gastronomy of terroir and grands vins – great wines.
  • - « Le jardin des Sens » : Garden of senses are restaurant services et animations facing the Loire River in the heart of hills nesting plants that are in relation with the aromas of our wines.
  • - « L’épicerie fine » : Fine specialty delicatessen with selection of products exclusively French.
  • - « Le club Oeno-gastronomique » : our wine and food club offers preferential rates with 16 dates you may reserve for themes workshops.
  • - « Chronovin » : for grouped sales of rare wines on our website.

What client say?

Ministère de l'intérieur - L.CH

Par le présent message et au nom de notre direction générale, je tenais tout particulièrement à vous remercier pour l’accueil qui a été réservé à notre délégation le 16 mai 2019 lors de notre visite aux Caves DUHARD. Ce déplacement au sein de votre magnifique domaine était un ravissement pour l’ensemble de nos délégués qui ont apprécié l’accueil qui leur a été réservé. Ce moment privilégié passé au sein de votre cave a concouru à véhiculer une excellente image de la France auprès de partenaires étrangers attachés à toutes ces valeurs. En vous renouvelant nos remerciements pour l’ensemble de ces attentions, je vous prie d’agréer, Monsieur Mineau, l’expression de ma considération distinguée.


Accueil très sympathique, expérience oenotouristique plus qu'intéressante, possibilité d acheté vins, salaisons et huiles produites dans la région.... à faire !

Very Nice

Impeccable hosting and welcoming ! Interesting visit and tpo of the notch tasting ! We recommand the detour. It was a real present...ideas for celebrations and holidays!

What a happiness !

To do absolutely, at least to know a rather rare job. The visit was nice, but the tasting was totally extraordinaire. Advice, anecdotes, good time with good wine. The Loire Wines are not the most known, and that is a shame ! The Caves Duhard should make you change your mind. Go there if only just for an hour of pure pleasure shared with passionate people !


It changes of the habitual visits. Thanks to them, I learned to taste the wine like a pro. Thank you. Very good products to taste with very pleasant persons.

Nice cave !!!

Really nice cave, really good hospitality, tasting with anecdotes on wines and its heritage!!! Really good visit.

Informed advice and nice choice of flasks

A visit of the caves followed by a wine tasting with informed advice and a little bit of cheese to munch on between each glasses. Explanations of tasting and on the aging of the wines. Nice choice of old bottles, perfect to offer oneself wines of a particular year. Reasonable rates.