Art, Architecture & Wine: A Provencal Journey at Chateau la Coste, Aix-en-Provence
This experience was a surprise! We expected to see a vineyard, of course - and that was lovely! The fields were lush with grapes and our... Read more
- Discover the unexpected fusion of art and architecture at Chateau La Coste
- Stroll through lush grape fields and delight in a memorable wine tasting
- Prepare for a lot of walking and occasional hot weather conditions
Know before you go
What you'll do
Your journey begins at Chateau La Coste, a vineyard that perfectly encapsulates the harmony of wine, art, and architecture. Get set to explore the lush fields that are ripe with grapes, offering a sight to behold. Your guide will accompany you throughout the tour, providing helpful insights.
First, you'll be led through the vineyard, where you'll witness the process of winemaking. Smell the aromas of ripe grapes and let your senses soak in the ambiance. As you stroll around, your guide will share the history of the vineyard, the types of wine produced, and the nuances of their individual tastes. The tour culminates with a wine-tasting session, where you'll savor the flavors of the vineyard's best offerings.
Your journey at Chateau La Coste is not just about wine, though. It's an incredible fusion of art and architecture too. As you stroll leisurely through vine fields, olive groves, wooded hilltops, and valleys, you'll come across various installations of contemporary art. Each of these installations has been created by artists and architects who were inspired by the beauty of Provence and given the freedom to express their creativity.
Finally, you'll circle back to the winery, concluding your tour exactly where you began. By the end of the day, you'll not only have learned about winemaking and tasted some fantastic wines, but you'll also have discovered the unique blend of art and architecture in the heart of Provence.
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