Touraine mesland



DateSamedi 02/09/2017
Departure pointSalle Charles de Rostaing - Rue de l'Ecrevissière
41150 Onzain
41 - Loir et Cher
coordinates[latitude] - [longitude]
Appellation involvedTouraine mesland
DistanceParcours classique : 7 km
Parcours famille : 4 km
DurationParcours classique : 3 h à 3h30
Parcours famille : 2h

Hike(s) - Départures : 

  • Classical itinerary
    entre 9h30 & 10h
    entre 10h & 10h30
    entre 10h30 & 11h
    entre 13h30 & 14h
    Departures every 15 minutes.

  • family itinerary
    14h30
    please come 15 minutes before.

Language(s) Spoken :

Discover the heritage and the range of quality wines from the Touraine Mesland appellation, accompanied by the specialties of the region. This designation offers wines of all colors in a spirit of sharing and conviviality.

Located opposite the Château de Chaumont-sur-Loire and its gardens, Onzain is a wine village situated on the edge of the Loire. You will traverse the hilly landscape where snakes the Cisse river, who offers a view of the castle.

Itinerary:
  1. Discover the Domaine des Douves which has been rebuilt from the vestiges of the Château d'Onzain. You will have the privilege to go in a location open just for the occasion. 

  2. After a short climb, you will access to Onzain valley where you will learn more about the recently planted vines. There, you can enjoy the tasting of white touraine-mesland and local food.

  3. At your third stop, you will be offered a touraine-mesland rosé, paired with local products. 

  4. You trail will end at the Vaucorneilles winery where a wine-grower will explain how the touraine-mesland wines are made. During this explanation, you will taste red touraine-mesland and local food. 
Back at the VVR village, you will be warmly welcomed by the team. You can buy the wines tasted during the walk and refresmets. Younger walkers - and older ones too - will enjoy playing with the wooden toys and games provided, while live music adds to the fun and friendly atmosphere.

In english : Register for the 9.30-10am time slot. 

Family trail: This is a 4 km trail, and includes stops 1, 3 and 4.
Suitable for pushchairs

For restauration, have a look at :
La Charbonnette : 02 54 20 79 51
Assa restaurant : 02 54 78 09 01
Le Rendez-vous des Pêcheurs : 02 54 74 67 48
Les Banquettes Rouges : 02 54 78 74 92
Auberge de Launay : 02 47 30 16 82
L'Aubinière : 02 47 30 15 29
Domaine des Hauts de Loire : 02 54 20 72 57
La Charbonnette : 02 54 20 79 51
For the night, we selected for you those places :
Domaine Xavier Frissant : 02 47 57 23 18
Les caves du Père Auguste : 02 47 23 93 04
La Closerie Saint-Vincent : 02 46 65 03 08
Château des Tertres : 02 54 20 83 88
Domaine des Hauts de Loire : 02 54 20 72 57
L'envol : 02 54 33 54 06
Le Manoir de la Voute : 02 54 71 32 20
Les Douves : 02 54 20 82 66