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Gratien et Meyer

Route de Montsoreau, 49401, Saumur, France
+33 2 41 83 13 32
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It's so close to city center in Saumur and the wines are excetional. You must....!

Saumur possess some of the best sparking wine producers in all of France and Gratien et Mayer is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Prowine
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Decatur, Georgia
Knowledgeable and friendly staff

We had a lovely afternoon with Julie who helped us to understand the sparkling wines of the Loire... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
HappyWanderers4
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Sydney, Australia
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Route de Montsoreau, 49401, Saumur, France
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+33 2 41 83 13 32
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Saumur possess some of the best sparking wine producers in all of France and Gratien et Mayer is clearly one of their best. With history dating back to the mid 1800s there's much to see and taste at this fine winery. The staff was very...More

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Gratien M, Responsable relations publiques at Gratien et Meyer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your comment ! We are glad to know that you enjoyed your experience at Gratien and Meyer's, it is always a pleasure for us to share our knowledge, history and products with our visitors. We would be happy to welcome...More

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Reviewed April 18, 2018

We had a lovely afternoon with Julie who helped us to understand the sparkling wines of the Loire with no pressure to buy. Great education and great Cremant de Loire. Recommended.More

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Gratien M, Responsable relations publiques at Gratien et Meyer, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Hello, Thank you for comment ! We are always glad to be able to share the history and knowledge of Gratien & Meyer. We are looking forward to welcoming you again for a nice tasting of our sparkling wines, with the view on the Loire...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

We arrived here at about midday and had missed the scheduled times for tours but were greeted by a lovely member of staff who offered to take us on a quick tour of the caves. and some wine tasting which was so good of her....More

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Gratien M, Responsable relations publiques at Gratien et Meyer, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Thank you very much for your comment. We would be glad to welcome you another time for a proper tour of the caves. Maybe during one of our summer events ? We organize concerts on our terrace with a lovely view on the Loire River...More

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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

The receptionist was not the most welcoming. However, we asked for a tour and had the most amazing and informative tour we’ve ever had of any winery we’ve ever visited. A young, gentleman showed our family around. His English was outstanding but his cave tour...More

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Gratien M, Responsable relations publiques at Gratien et Meyer, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Thank you very much for your comment. We are glad that you really enjoyed your tour in our winery. Your satisfaction is our most valuable reward. The restaurant is now open ! What about visiting us again and at the same time trying the "Table...More

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Reviewed November 7, 2017

We have been buying sparkling wine from this fine vignoble for many years, and we visited again on Sunday to stock up ready for Christmas. They use a mixture of three types of grapes in the various wines they offer, and in different percentages depending...More

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Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Although we were told the visit was in French the guide spoke really fast. We were compensated by the tasting event from a very knowledgeable and pleasant young man who spoke perfect English. Our problem we know but although we had the written explanation it...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Somewhat commercial set up, but they do make good wine. Highly recommend the cuvée flamme both brut and rose. Definitely worth stocking up and you can get 10% off by taking a voucher to be found in many local restaurants e.g. Le Cristal.

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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Excellent tour (€3 per adult) and wine tasting. Great location and views. Unfortunately the local supermarket sells the same fizz for 30% less. Rather disappointed to pay a premium.More

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Gratien M, Responsable relations publiques at Gratien et Meyer, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Thank you very much for you comment. We are sorry that you find the same products for a lower price in a supermarket, were they really similar ? We have 2 different ranges of sparkling wines, one you can find in the supermarkets, another one...More

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Reviewed June 15, 2017

We have visited several times with friends and always find the staff very friendly and accommodating. The wines are very nice with many different varieties to taste (free of charge of course) including alcohol free to suit different tastes . The tour is really interesting...More

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Gratien M, Responsable relations publiques at Gratien et Meyer, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Thank you very much for your comment ! You would always be welcome in our cool cellars for a tour or a tasting. Good tip for the parking of the car : when you want to purchase some bottles, it is always more convenient to...More

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Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

The visit to the Caves were very informative. The English speaking guide was able answer all the questions asked and was very patient. The tour explained how Gretien & Mayer first met and how the business grew. Tip. take a coat it is cold inside....More

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Gratien M, Responsable relations publiques at Gratien et Meyer, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Thank you very much for your comment. Tip 1. During the tasting you don't need your coat, the fizzy wines will get you warmer Tip 2. You can find some free tickets in almost all the restaurant in Saumur, just pick one they are all...More

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