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Picnic at Château du Petit Thouars

Château du Petit Thouars Who wouldn’t dream about having a picnic in the gardens of a fairy tale castle with a breathtaking view over a vineyard? Last weekend this dream became true. Parisbreakfast and I were invited for a vineyard tour, wine tasting and a picnic in the vines. Read about our adventure below. If you fancy of visiting this beautiful château, its award-winning vineyard and having a picnic yourself visit Château du Petit Thouars website.

Château du Petit Thouars – Saint-Germain-sur-Vienne, 37500, Chinon, France

 

Château du Petit Thouars Comte Yves du Petit Thouars guided us around on the vineyard Château du Petit Thouars The Cabernet Franc grapes…. Château du Petit Thouars Dimitri joined us as well, I guess Bear was happy with that ;-) Château du Petit Thouars The wine cellar….where the wines are aged in French oak casks…it smelled so good… Château du Petit Thouars In their historic tasting room we tried their red, chenin and rosé. Their wines can be found at La Grande Epicérie in Paris and at Systembolaget in Sweden? Not bad as I live almost in front of La Grand Epicerie and I can tell my dad in Sweden to enjoy this lovely wine. Château du Petit Thouars The fairy tale castle Château du Petit Thouars Château du Petit Thouars These pink roses where growing in the garden… Château du Petit Thouars Sébastien and pretty E leading us to our picnic spot… Château du Petit Thouars Me and Parisbreakfast followed… Château du Petit Thouars The view of the castle from our picnic spot Château du Petit Thouars And the view over the vineyard…couldn’t have had a better place to have a picnic Château du Petit Thouars E made sure everything looked ok on our table before she left with her dad..leaving me, Parisbreakfast and Bear to enjoy the picnic Château du Petit Thouars Potatoesalad, cheese, baguette, wine..we were spoiled Château du Petit Thouars The rosé was a delight! Château du Petit Thouars Parisbreakfast having wine wile bear was waiting for the desserts… Château du Petit Thouars The wines of Château du Petit Thouars Château du Petit Thouars Look at bear! Have you ever seen him so excited? Château du Petit Thouars We split the delicious tartlette’s Château du Petit Thouars The picnic had come to an end..but I would love to go there for a visit again…. Château du Petit Thouars Don’t miss out Le Grand Pique-nique at Château du Petit Thouars next weekend, read more here

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2 Comments

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    Château du Petit Thouars
    08 July 2015 at 10:51

    Dear Solli,
    Thanks so much for your visit and these lovely pictures! It was a pleasure to welcome you and we look forward to your next trip, come back when you can!
    See you very soon!
    Château du Petit Thouars team

  • Reply
    Naomi
    28 July 2015 at 22:58

    You are right, the castle looks like something from a fairy tale. Thanks so much for sharing with us.

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