Balade Vins & Saveurs - dégustation vignes
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Take an evening stroll through the hinterland between vineyards and garrigues and taste the wines of the Grand Pic Saint-Loup on our guided walks, in small groups, on Tuesdays from late May to October.

A 100% natural and gourmet experience based on the guided discovery of wines, terroir, heritage and remarkable landscapes scattered between the Cévennes and the Mediterranean...

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Balade Vins & Saveurs en Grand Pic Saint-Loup

For this new 2024 vintage, you can choose between:

♦ 5 WALKS - WINE & FLAVORS
Take a breath of fresh air at the end of the day on the major natural sites of the Grand Pic Saint-Loup and taste the wines, never far from the engarriguée vines and their local biodiversity


♦ 3 WALKS- WINE & ASTRONOMY 
Stroll at dusk, taste wines and observe the celestial vault with your guide when darkness... and magic set in... Never seen before!

♦ 2 VISITS- WINE & GLASSMAKER
Go back in time and better understand the hidden heritage of the Grand Pic Saint-Loup, in the footsteps of these noble masters of the ancien régime, at the very heart of the former Verrerie de Couloubrines glassworks. The history of glass... and wine! A guided tasting of 3 cuvées will punctuate the course of your visit.

Wine tourism guides, astronomy or history specialists, producers and restaurateurs with Vignobles & Découvertes labels... all come together to reveal the wonders of our region, during these immersive walks and tours.

To make the experience as pleasant and convivial as possible, groups are limited to 15 people.
If our walks and the wines we discover leave you wanting more, don't worry! You'll leave with plenty of ideas for your next visit to our partner producers, guides and restaurateurs.

Hiking shoes on, walking sticks in hand, tasting glass and box of local produce in your rucksack... you're ready to follow the guide into the heart of nature, to the most beautiful sites in the hinterland!

From the secret Buèges valley to the emblematic Pic Saint-Loup or the Causse de l'Hortus, the wines you taste have all grown up in the exceptional panorama that unfolds before your eyes.

Les balades 'Vins & Saveurs en Grand Pic Saint-Loup - 2024

Enjoy a tasting in the heart of nature of 4 cuvées corresponding to the various appellations found in our destination: AOP Pic Saint Loup, AOP Languedoc, AOP Languedoc, AOP Grés de Montpellier, AOP Terrasses du Larzac and IGP Saint Guilhem-le-désert, IGP Pays d'Oc.

During the walks, a box of local assortments will add an extra gourmet touch to the wine tasting. A sampling of local flavors and dishes, prepared with passion by 3 Vignobles & Découvertes restaurants.

The restaurateurs of Mas de Baumes, J'Adore and Lou Regalido will share their expertise with you through this small assortment of fresh, local and seasonal products, in the form of a box to slip into your backpack. A compact, reusable box, made in France, for eco-responsible outings. 

Les Balades Vins & Saveurs en Grand Pic Saint-Loup - Box 1

• Prices :

- Adults: €20/person
- Children aged 10 and over: 15€ (tasting box included)
- Children under 10: free (tasting box not included)


- 15 places per tour

- Tuesday tours can be booked up to 9am on Monday prior to the tour.    Until Thursday 9am for Saturday and Friday 9am for Sunday.

- For minors (but not only...) syrup tasting at Les Aromatiques du Pic Saint-Loup in Saint-Martin-de-Londres.

→ No water refreshments available on the course.

- Equipment required:
  √ Good shoes + cap or hat
  √ Backpack - 20L min. for transporting the box
  √ Water bottle - 1L min.
  √ Headlamp
  √ Walking sticks and binoculars (optional)

- The presence of pets is subject to conditions

♦ 5 WALKS WINE & FLAVORS

Tuesday, May 28th- Puech des Mourgues

  • Saint-Bauzille-de-Montmel / 18h-21h
  • Drop → 90m
  • Difficulty : easy
  • Guide : Sauvageonne
  • Local produce box : J'Adore

Profile :

A wide path, on easy ground, climbs gently and progressively to the tasting area. Return downhill along the same route. As the vegetation is low, there is no shade throughout the walk.

Tuesday, June 18th - Pic Saint-Loup

  • Cazevieille / 18h30-21h30
  • Dénivelé → 360m
  • Difficulty : medium
  • Guide : Sauvageonne
  • Local produce box : J'Adore

Profil :

Starting from the parking lot, the trail climbs all the way to the summit of Pic Saint-Loup at 658m, where the tasting takes place. The slope is relatively gentle, with a much steeper gradient in the first and last sections. The ground is brittle, with many exposed stones and rocks. Return downhill on the same path.    → Please note: this hike requires good physical condition and equipment suitable for hiking.

↓ PRACTICAL INFORMATION ↓

Tuesday, july 9 - Vallée de la Buèges

  • Saint-Jean-de-Buèges / 18h30-21h30
  • Dénivelé → 120m
  • Difficulté : easy
  • Guide : Les pépites de Noëlle
  • Local produce box : Lou Regalido

Profil :

Start off in the village lanes, then a series of gentle climbs and flat, shady sections. Tasting takes place between vineyards and olive groves, and the loop ends with a flat section along the river on the way back to the village.

Tuesday, july 30 - Domaine départemental du Mas Neuf

Profil :

Through the plateau of the Causse de l'Hortus, the route has very little difference in altitude, for a loop on a gentle path.The walk is partly shaded, with no particular difficulties.

Logo Département de l'Herault

Tuesday, july 20 - Domaine départemental du Mas Neuf

Logo Département de l'Herault

Profil :

Through the plateau of the Causse de l'Hortus, the route has very little difference in altitude, for a loop on a gentle path.The walk is partly shaded, with no particular difficulties.

♦ 3 WALKS WINES & ASTRNONOMY

Tuesday, july 23 - Domaine départemental de Roussières

Logo Département de l'Herault

Profil :

Depart from the Domaine départemental de Roussières, on tracks and trails between shady garrigue and open meadows.
Tasting and sky-watching in the second half of the route. Gentle gradient, rocky path.

Mardi 13 août - Autour d'Assas

Profil :

Parcours alternant larges pistes bordées par des bois sur un sol facile et sentier plus étroit un peu plus caillouteux. Quelques zones d’ombre, peu de dénivelé.
La dégustation et l’observation se font sur la fin du parcours.

Saturday, October 19 - Pic Saint-Loup

Profil :

Starting from the parking lot, the trail climbs all the way to the summit of Pic Saint-Loup at 658m, where the tasting takes place. The slope is relatively gentle, with a much steeper gradient in the first and last sections. The ground is brittle, with many exposed stones and rocks. Return downhill on the same path. Please note: this walk requires good physical condition and suitable hiking equipment.

♦ 2 VISITS WINE & GLASSMAKER

Sunday, june 9 - Ancienne verrerie de Couloubrines

Profil :

Guided tour of the former Couloubrines glassworks, with commentary by a specialized heritage guide who will tell you all about the history of the site, glass and the skills of the gentleman glassmakers on the Causse de l'Hortus. The tour alternates between a visit to the site and wine tasting (3 vintages) and local products by another oenology guide.

Sunday, october 20 - Ancienne verrerie de Couloubrines

Profil :

Guided tour of the former Couloubrines glassworks, with commentary by a specialized heritage guide who will tell you all about the history of the site, glass and the skills of the gentleman glassmakers on the Causse de l'Hortus. The tour alternates between a visit to the site and wine tasting (3 vintages) and local products by another oenology guide.

Informations & Réservation

Booking at the Tourist Office du Grand Pic Saint Loup

Adress : 290 Parc de Saint-Sauveur, 34980 Saint-Clément-de-Rivière
Tél : 04 48 20 05 28
Mail : animations@tourisme-picsaintloup.fr

Saint-Martin-de-Londres
Place de la Mairie - 34380 Saint-Martin-de-Londres
Tél. : 04 67 55 09 59


> DIRECT ONLINE RESERVATION on the Grand Pic Saint-Loup Tourist Office store.

Cancellation policy

  • If the tour is cancelled by the tourist office for reasons of weather, health or insufficient numbers of participants, we will propose an alternative date. If an alternative date is not possible, the tourist office will refund the registration fee.

  • If the cancellation is due to the participant and occurs at least 48 hours before the start of the walk, the tourist office undertakes to refund the registration fee.
    If cancellation is made less than 48 hours before departure, the registration fee will not be refunded.

Cette programmation est susceptible d'être modifiée en cas de fermeture des massifs liée aux risques incendies.

Pets

The presence of pets is subject to conditions. Please contact us before registering.
If the conditions below are not respected during the walk, we will be obliged to interrupt your participation, without refund.

CONDITIONS :

- The animal must be kept on a leash throughout the ride.
- The animal must be kept away from the group during the tasting.
- The animal's behavior must be respectful of the group and not disturb other participants.
- The animal's health and vaccination records must be up to date.
- Category 1 and 2 dogs are not admitted.

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