Jasnières et coteaux-du-loir

NEW IN 2019


Become a wine tasting professional ! Before or after your ride, participate to a tasting course with a professional wine taster. On the VVR village, after an hour of workshop, the Val de Loire wines won't have any secret for you.

The access is strictly reserved for the VVR hiking participants over 18 years old. Be careful, the workshop is in french.  Book in your tickets during your hiking registration (15 euros per adult ). 
Warning ! the time and duration of the hike must be taken into account when choosing the tasting course schedule.

Meet at VVR's village
 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE (subject to availability)
Thank's for check-in 15 minutes before
13:30 (Only 1 places left)

 DateSaturday 31/08/2019
Departure pointLieu-dit L'Etre Pucelle
72340 Lhomme
72 - Sarthe
coordinates lat. 47.759594 - long. 0.566892
DistanceParcours classique : 7 km
DurationParcours classique : 3h30

Hike(s) - Départures
(subject to availability)

Departures every 10 minutes.
entre 14h & 14h30 (full)
entre 14h30 & 15h (full)
entre 15h & 15h30 (full)

NEW IN 2019

Register on the following time slots :
entre 15h30 & 16h (full)

Language(s) Spoken :

The gold of their dress speaks for them: the whites of these two appellations are refined and subtle wines. The reds and rosés of Coteaux-du-Loir offer elegant wines with a spicy character.

Unique walk in Sarthe, enjoy magnificent panorama during this Vignes Vins Randos walk on jasnières and coteaux du loir appellations. Winemakers propose this year an unprecedented trail from the little village of Lhomme. Let yourself be taken by the unspoiled nature and the little local heritage!

  Stops along the route: 

1.       Begin your trail from the heart of vines and enjoy the panoramic view on hillside. Admire the opened landscape, essential for vines’ full development. You reach the domain de la Gaudinière. Daniel and Claude Cartereau offer you a tasting of white wines with local specialities.

Come down the hillside toward the Gidonnière castle of the 17th century and its 19th century wind turbine. Take a break in La loge Courtoux where Christine and Bernard de Mianville prepare a demonstration of labour by animal traction.  

Follow explanations of the winemaker became guide for few hours! He will explain you all about his work and his territory. With sounds of a music group, enjoy a wine tasting with local cheese.

Climb the hillside to meet Stephanie Barioz who present you all the vines heritage wealth. A fascinating break with a photography’s and postal cards’ exposition

Back at the village VVR, you will be warmly welcomed by all the VVR team. Enjoy a picnic or other refreshments, and winemakers propose you buy  wines tasted during your walk. On the village, enjoy also children’s entertainment and a live music.

At few meters from the village, you can visit the museum of Lhomme.

Picnic space is available. 

Holi ride: for the last departure, get yourself a white t-shirt and go with bags of colored powder that you throw at your leisure during the course. Departure at 3:30 pm. Subscribe on 3:30-4:00 pm time slot.

Vineyard School: Before leaving or returning from your walk, participate in a tasting class with a professional sommelier. On the VVR village, after an hour of workshop, the wines of the Loire Valley will have no secrets for you! Accessibility to the workshop is strictly reserved for participants of Vines Randos Wine. Book your seats when registering for your hike (15 € per adult).

For restauration, have a look at :
Chez Miton : 02 43 44 62 62
La Luna : 02 43 44 41 48
Le Relais Ronsard : 02 43 44 40 18
Auberge, Relais du Cheval Blanc : 02 43 44 84 59
Les Brasseries Gourmandes, l'Imprévu : 02 43 44 04 08
Les mères cocottes : 02 43 46 80 52
Au Jardin des saveurs : 02 43 44 45 55
Le Saint Pierre : 02 57 54 62 17
For the night, we selected for you those places :
Le Grand Moulin : 02 43 44 65 78
Gîte de la Raderie : 02 43 79 14 90
Le Moulin Page : 02 43 46 16 98
La Loge de Cortoux : 02 41 52 91 62
La Tendrière : 02 43 44 18 59
La Petite Grange : 02 43 46 52 25
La maison de Miton : 02 43 44 62 62
Hotel de France*** : 02 43 44 40 16