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Maison Guinot

3 Chemin de Ronde, 11300 Limoux, France
+33 4 68 31 01 33
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Best tour ever!

This is the best €6 I have ever spent. An unbelievably informative and interesting tour, delivered... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sam I
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Great activity in Limoux!

We loved our tour of the cellars with Didier. He spoke fantastic English and was very animate in... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
holly264
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Come and discover the magic and secrets of the “Bubbles” with the oldest wine grower and producer of Blanquettes and Cremants in Limoux since 1875, from father to son for more than 5 generations. Discover this quirky place and let your imagination run wild ... Come and discover our 2500 m² wine cellars, our aging galleries and our stiring rooms enanhanced with incredibles sound and light shows. You will discover during our lively visit (explanations, questions/answers) our traditional cellars as well as our ancestral methods like: ageing of the wine on lees, the turning of more than 30 000 bottles per day by hand, and the traditional disgorging “ a la Volee “. You will be able to taste the oldest sparkling wines in the world like the Blanquettes and Cremants from Limoux (AOC). -> Guided visit of our 140 years old cellars with eplanations of the production of the Blanquettes and Cremants of Limoux, the greatest sparkling wines AOC from this region. -> Video projection with CG Images -> Light and Sound Show -> Historical reenactment -> Light effects/show along the visit
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3 Chemin de Ronde, 11300 Limoux, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is the best €6 I have ever spent. An unbelievably informative and interesting tour, delivered with wit and charm in perfect English and French to our mixed group. I learnt so much from this tour and the guide was one of the best I...More

Thank Sam I
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BullesLumieresGUINOT, Propriétaire at Maison Guinot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Sam, Your coments permit our team to progress and go higher .... 6 euros is your participation to the visit tour. Happy you spent this amount to enjoy totaly everything: visit tour, tsting. But be sure that it is our enthusiasm that we especially...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

We loved our tour of the cellars with Didier. He spoke fantastic English and was very animate in the way he spoke, very informative too. The lights and added videos was a nice touch to make it slightly different to the usual tours and the...More

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BullesLumieresGUINOT, Propriétaire at Maison Guinot, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Yes, Didier is a real "attraction" , as the visit tour. Thanks for him ... and for your very enthousiastic coments. welcome Michel GUINOT

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Reviewed 7 June 2018

Thank your for welcoming us, and turning the visit into educational, insightful experience! Aytaç, WINTOUR.

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BullesLumieresGUINOT, Propriétaire at Maison Guinot, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

I appreciate your professional visit, thanks to the team Michel GUINOT

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Reviewed 7 June 2018

Beyond the standard visits to cellar. The owner of the place clearly breathes the effort put in the visit making it special! Great job!

Thank Juan C
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BullesLumieresGUINOT, Propriétaire at Maison Guinot, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

The owner is very implicated ... we believe in our passion. The wine, visits, clients ... PS I'm the owner ;) Tks a lot for your coments

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

The key with this Blanquette & Crémant cave is probably the visit. You'll know everything after it even if you didn't dare asking! The final tasting is a great "final touch" to this journey.More

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BullesLumieresGUINOT, Propriétaire at Maison Guinot, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thank you for your coments ... the target is to permit visitors to understand and discover the process ... you know, today, to know, to see what we drink or eat is probably one of the key point. You are the welcome Best regards Michel...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

We were staying in Carcassonne and booked a train ticket to Limoux which is about half an hour away. It was not clear that it was a bus replacement service so if it happens to you do walk to your far right when you come...More

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BullesLumieresGUINOT, Propriétaire at Maison Guinot, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

I perfectly understand your situation concerning language. French, English, Spanish language are essential, that's why we do our best in this way. To complete transportation, the railway station in limoux is only 5 minutes from our cellars. That's true, and so easy to find. All...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

This small winery offer a very interesting and multimedia visit, in French and in English. The sparkling wine is great, but as they are not in the Champagne region, they can not call it "Champagne", otherwise their quality is great. It deserves a visit if...More

Thank Claudio-1967
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BullesLumieresGUINOT, Propriétaire at Maison Guinot, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

All my thanks for your coments. Of course, we are proud of our sparkling wine, the name is Blanquette and cremant, and exist 150 years before champagne. So happy you liked our tour, and understand that the quality come from the know how and all...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We have been through a number of wineries in Australia however this tour was quite different. The tour is in both English and French. The tour has a few clips explaining the process and then you get guided underground in the bottle storage. This was...More

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BullesLumieresGUINOT, Propriétaire at Maison Guinot, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Thanks for your visit in our cellar. Of course, Australia wineries are different. cause our cellar tour is unique. I hope so ... cause never gone to Australia ;) Thanks again Michel Guinot

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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Really nice tour. They way they explain how they make the sparkling wines is very interesting and they have some very nice wines.

Thank Mark J
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BullesLumieresGUINOT, Propriétaire at Maison Guinot, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thanks a lot, of course to share our know how with you, is really our target. And if wines are very nice, all is fine. Thanks

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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We had a great time visiting this wine producer. Didier was a fantastic guide, enthusiastic and interesting, and the tasting at the end was a lovely bonus! Our teens both said it was the best trip of the holiday - praise indeed from the notoriously...More

Thank nedflanders2014
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BullesLumieresGUINOT, Propriétaire at Maison Guinot, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

All my thanks. You enjoyed ... it's our goal

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Sorry for this delay, unfortunatly ... Tours are every days 10:30 am 14:30 and 16:00 Only the sunday morning is closed. We will be happy to receive you , for a group or individual ... both is perfect. The cost is the same... More
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