"Wine tasting is always fun." Homps Things to Do Tip by Beausoleil

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  Tasting room at the Capitainerie
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  • Tasting room at the Capitainerie - Homps
      Tasting room at the Capitainerie
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  • Le Capitainerie in Homps - Homps
      Le Capitainerie in Homps
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Le Chai Port Minervois at the Capitainerie in Homps is well known for it's excellent choice of local Minervois wines for tasting. If you enjoy wine tasting, this is a fun way to pass the time waiting for your barge trip to begin.

A specialist in Minervois wines is there every Wednesday and Friday from 10 am to 12 pm and the program presents the vineyard, its characteristics, tasting of 3 wines representative of the appellation and an introduction to the basics of tasting. Reservations: tariff: €12 / person with a maximum of 12 persons.

There is a rigorous selection process so you will be tasting the best the Minervois has to offer.

For those wanting to know more, from May to September Chai has a "Rendezous with Winemakers" on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and the last Friday of the month from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The local winemakers discussall aspects of the trade and the "secrets of cave" of each!

There are other special events throughout the year. Check the web site below for a schedule.

Address: 35, quai des tonneliers, Homps
Directions: Beside the blue footbride over the Canal in Homps
othercontact: Fax: +33 (0)4 6891-7090
Phone: +33 (0)4 6891-2948
Website: http://www.lechai-portminervois.com/contact_us.php

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