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Ackerman

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Buying our bubbles for Christmas

We are recent converts to the delights of drinking the bubbly from Saumur in the format of Crémant... read more

Reviewed yesterday
BobRankin
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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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Wine, wine, wine!

Really only went to do wine tasting as we’d been to another cellar tour earlier in the week. But as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
3008mcr
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Bishops Stortford
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Tourisitc visits of Ackerman's cellars in Saumur and tasting. A three-part visit at the heart of troglodyte cellars: a trip throughout history, an artistic experience and a break on the Loire river... Founded in 1811, Ackerman is the leading...more
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19 rue Leopold Palustre | Saint-Hilaire, Saint-Florent, 49400, Saumur, France
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We are recent converts to the delights of drinking the bubbly from Saumur in the format of Crémant de Loire blanc and rosé. We’re back again to buy several dozen bottles of their Cuvée Privée Demi-Sec. Apart from it being extraordinarily busy with some sort...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really only went to do wine tasting as we’d been to another cellar tour earlier in the week. But as they allowed dogs into the cellar we decided to take the self guided tour (weather was warm & didn’t want to leave our dog in...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2018

We had our first visit here two years ago & thoroughly enjoyed it, this August we went back again. We had a tablet in English both times which was great, it’s so interesting & the wine is beautiful, especially their sparkling red mmm.More

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Ackerman-Saumur, Responsable relations clients at Ackerman, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you very much for your comment regarding our self-guided tour with a tablet and our wines. We are delighted to read that you had again a good time in our caves. We really hope to see you back again in our caves when...More

Reviewed September 2, 2018

Came here as we though this was the best one of many wine caves in the area. We were given a tablet for the tour which described the various areas of the caves that we were in. This 'played up' occasionally, but overall it was...More

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Ackerman-Saumur, Responsable relations clients at Ackerman, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, We thank you for your message. We are glad to read that you enjoyed your tour with a tablet and your wine tasting at Ackerman. We offer guided tours for groups by reservation. The caves you visited are the historical site of the company...More

Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I took the opportunity to visit this famous 200 year old winery whilst our daughters were on a trip elsewhere. One recommendation is that you MUST take a jumper / coat as the caves are only 12 degrees. On arrival we were...More

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Ackerman-Saumur, Responsable relations clients at Ackerman, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Hello, We thank you for your message. We are glad to read that you enjoyed your visit of our caves which is composed of different parts: history, wine making, exhibitions and games that make our tour so unique ! We are also happy to notice...More

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Really interesting tour of the cellars. Was issued with a tablet in English which was really useful. There are interesting features in all areas. Finished with the compulsory wine-tasting. Well it would be rude not to!More

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Ackerman-Saumur, Responsable relations clients at Ackerman, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, We thank you for your message. We are glad to read that you enjoyed your visit of our caves and the wine tasting we offer you at the end. As we offer self-guided tours, we also offer the possibility to use a digital tablet...More

Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We came here with a range of ages from 2.5y to old (72y). Everyone found things to enjoy (self guided tour, great art exhibition, fun games, wine!). Spent two hours which passed quickly. Very helpful staff and, obviously, lovely sparkling wine.More

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Ackerman-Saumur, Responsable relations clients at Ackerman, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Hello, Thank you very much for your comment regarding our self-guided tour and our wines. We are delighted to read that you had a good time in our caves, without noticing time pass. We really hope to see you back in our caves when you...More

Reviewed August 7, 2018

We have been regular visitors to Saumur for about the last 20 years, always taking time to visit at least one of the wine caves. More recently with teenage children in tow Ackerman has been the most popular for all our family as there is...More

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Ackerman-Saumur, Responsable relations clients at Ackerman, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Hello, We thank you for your message. We are glad to read that you enjoyed your tour and your wine tasting at Ackerman. We try to make our tour suitable for all: adults, teenagers, and children thanks to panels, and videos, exhibitions, but also smell...More

Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Went here for a gentleman serves us spoke very good english and was very knowledgeable about the products. He helped us deciding what to buy and we ended up leaving with a case of different wines. One of the better places to taste in the...More

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Ackerman-Saumur, Responsable relations clients at Ackerman, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Hello, We thank you for your message. We are glad to read that you enjoyed your wine tasting at Ackerman. We always try to welcome our customers the best way either in French or in English. We hope to welcome you again soon. Best regards....More

Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

We went there on recommendation of a friend from the region. At arrival it was very busy as two full busses were finishing their visit. However still somebody pointed us in the right direction and we started the tour which can be guided or with...More

Thank Rob S
Ackerman-Saumur, Responsable relations clients at Ackerman, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Hello, Thank you very much for your comment regarding our self-guided tour and our wines. We are delighted to read that you had a good time in our caves, more specifically thanks to our art installations. We really hope to see you back in our...More

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60Gill2014
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Response from Ackerman-Saumur | Property representative |
Helloe and thak you for your interest in our caves. Of course, dogs are allowed in our caves. Feel free to come and discover Ackerman's caves and products. Kind regards. The Cellar Team
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