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2 rue Hernandez de Heredia, 84000, Avignon, France
+33 6 19 29 50 81
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Great historian

If you just want to go wine tasting/drinking, don't take Mike's tour. If you want a great lesson on... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
DF941
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Irvine, California
Wine tour for the day! Exceptional!!

Thank you Mike! It was an amazing and memorable day learning the art of wine making and the history... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
HappyTourist77772
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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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Wine Safari/simple-educational-fun-sensational.it Is The Service For Tourists Wanting To Visit And Understand The Vineyards Of The Rhonevalley.
  • Excellent90%
  • Very good6%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“du rhone” (7 reviews)
“his knowledge” (11 reviews)
“mike's tour” (2 reviews)
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2 rue Hernandez de Heredia, 84000, Avignon, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you just want to go wine tasting/drinking, don't take Mike's tour. If you want a great lesson on history, geology, geography, and how everything fits together to create Rhone Valley wines, Mike is an absolute must. Aside from being a very interesting and amusing...More

Thank DF941
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Roussanne, Owner at Wine Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your kind words, you are my ambassadors for the Rhone valley.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Mike! It was an amazing and memorable day learning the art of wine making and the history of the area. Mike is so knowledgeable and explains everything so well. It is a tour you will never forget! We visited two exceptional wineries and...More

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Roussanne, Propriétaire at Wine Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind words , stay good ambassador for the Rhone wines.

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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

We were able to get a reservation with Mike at Wine Safari for a full day wine tour in the Southern Rhone valley. He was at our apartment exactly as arranged and off we went on a fabulous day full of wine information and tastings....More

Thank Dutch2u
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Roussanne, Owner at Wine Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Thanks dear wine friends , stay good ambassadors for (Rhone) wine. But it is thanks to your curiousity that the word will spread for more.

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Mike picked us up at our hotel and we spent a wonderful and memorable day with him learning about Rhone wines. He loves what he does and it certainly comes out in the knowledge he exudes. We went there trying to learn more about the...More

Thank NewOrleansFriend
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Grenacheblanc, Owner at Wine Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Thanks dear Family, to stay ambassadors for the Rhonevalley

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

In mid-March my wife and I did a full-day tour with Mike, and it was terrific. Mike adeptly walked us through the Rhone Valley's history and geology in a way that was fun and easy to understand. He tied that background to the vineyards and...More

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Grenacheblanc, Owner at Wine Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Thanks dear people, from now on you are ambassadors for the Rhone Sincere regards Mike

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Mike Rijken has a passion for what he does everyday, which is to take wine lovers on a history and wine tasting experience in the Rhone Valley. He calls it Wine Safari and it is the best way to see, taste and learn all that...More

Thank mickanddeb
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Grenacheblanc, Owner at Wine Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Thans for your kind words. You are now amabassadors for the Rhone for me.

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Our guide was superb. What a wonderful way to spend the day in Provence. Mike is so knowledgeable and spends a great deal of time explaining the various varieties of grape, how raised and most importantly, how used in each wine. I used to think...More

Thank Bob M
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Grenacheblanc, Owner at Wine Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thanks Bob for the nice words and stay a good ambassador for the Rhone wines.

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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

A fantastic day with Mike on our Wine Safari! My husband and I were taken on a personal visit to several vineyards and we also stopped at the ruins of Chateâu Maucoil, where he taught us all about the different grape varieties. We were taken...More

Thank Samantha Jane H
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Grenacheblanc, Owner at Wine Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Sam and Sam , Thanks for your kind words and stay good ambassadors for the Rhone wines Greetings Mike

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Four of us traveling together utilized Mike for a half-day wine safari in Chateauneuf du Pape. Mike picked us up at our Avignon hotel on time and as we headed out it quickly became evident that this was no ordinary tour to visit a winery...More

Thank Karl S
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Grenacheblanc, Owner at Wine Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Thanks for your kind words , and stay a good ambassador for the Rhone wines

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Mike did a great job of showing us the jewels of the region, which came in the forms of geography, history, and wine. I would recommend this tour to anyone, but especially to those who, like me, don't have a car here. It's a great...More

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Sophia H
21 August 2017|
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Hello Sophia, I thank you for the message and the interest in Wine Safari , but unfortunatly , Nice is too far away for me . If you would stay a night in Avignon, that would be better. Sincere greetings Mike Rijken Wine... More
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Arturs P
7 June 2015|
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Thanks for the info , see you on the second of august at 8.30 AM. Greetings Mike
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I have no rooms for rent, I am a wine guide
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