Coconut Creek, FL (PRWEB) August 29, 2007
French Wine Explorers, America's leading luxury French wine tour company, is offering its most exciting tour season ever in 2008. The tours include the ultimate in luxury hotels and chateaux and Michelin-starred restaurants, and feature France's most exclusive and prestigious wine estates. The 2008 schedule includes six scheduled departures, plus private and customized wine vacations to Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Rhône Valley, Provence, the Loire Valley, and Tuscany and Piedmont in Italy.
Among the highlights of the 2008 season: Bordeaux Prestige, the ultimate splurge for the Bordeaux connoisseur, including VIP tastings at all five First Growth chateaux (Lafite Rothschild, Latour, Margaux, Haut-Brion, Mouton Rothschild) and the most legendary estates of Pomerol, Sauternes and Saint Emilion; Great Estates of Burgundy, an in-depth exploration of the Côte d'Or's finest estates; and Alsace Christmas Markets, a pre-Christmas get-away to the charming wine villages of this beautiful region, with tastings at its best estates, unique shopping opportunities and fabulous gastronomic dining.
The Florida-based company has been acclaimed by the international travel and wine press, and was named as one of the "World's Great Wine Tours" by Food & Wine Magazine in 2006. Their exclusive wine tasting tours are designed by Lauriann Greene-Sollin and Jean-Pierre Sollin, two certified sommeliers (one American, one French) who take a fun, relaxed approach to wine. Their extensive wine industry connections open the doors to top wineries for their guests, providing them an exclusive insider's view not available to the average tourist.
The group size of 12 guests maximum keeps the tours intimate and ensures personal attention. All tours include deluxe, air conditioned motor transportation, luxury hotels with private en suite bathroom, gourmet meals with premium wines, all wine tastings, sightseeing, and services of a bilingual wine expert guide throughout. Prices range from US$3,995 to US$5,595 per person, double occupancy, for these land-only packages.
French Wine Explorers also offers private and custom-designed wine tours for guests wishing to choose their own dates and itinerary, accompanied by a wine expert. Corporate programs are also available, as well as special private tours for wine and gourmet clubs and wine and food professionals.
For more information, call toll free 1-877-261-1500. Full information is also available on the French Wine Explorers web site at http://www.wine-tours-france.com.