In a cave dated from the 16th century, 3 generations of specialistes have chosen to raise their wines of their terroir. The Caves are located on the Loire by Bike Trail.
Located on the Loire river’s bank, the Caves Duhard welcome you in an attractive and touristic site where good wine is appreciated. Experts in gastronomy collection wines and old vintages of Touraine region.
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.
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.
Odyssey of Vintages
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.
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.
Visits are offered in French or English and our are subject to availability at the time of booking.