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Week in Arles, France

this was a great way to be introduced to the wines of Provence. Mike was engaging,witty and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amy U
Friendly, experienced guide is great for any level of wine lover

Mike picked us up in Bonnieux and on the drive to Chateau Neuf du Pape, we learned some of his... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Wine Safari/simple-educational-fun-sensational.it Is The Service For Tourists Wanting To Visit And Understand The Vineyards Of The Rhonevalley.
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2 rue Hernandez de Heredia, 84000, Avignon, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this was a great way to be introduced to the wines of Provence. Mike was engaging,witty and knowledgeable. In fact since our tour with him in 2012, we have traveled back to several of the wineries he introduced us to for tastings

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Roussanne, Owner at Wine Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your kind words and being able to visit our great viticulture area.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Mike picked us up in Bonnieux and on the drive to Chateau Neuf du Pape, we learned some of his extensive credentials to be our guide. There were just two of us this time. Before our first of two tastings we drove through the regional...More

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Roussanne, Owner at Wine Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear wine friends, I thank you for your kind words and having understood the educational value of Wine Safari

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We toured with Mike last week and thoroughly enjoyed it. Mike explains his approach of two visits with lots of time to show you the area on his web site, and nor surprise, his approach is dead on. We learned a lot about the area....More

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Roussanne, Owner at Wine Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind words , stay good ambassadors for (Rhone) wines

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best wine tour I’ve ever been on! Thanks Mike for a fantastic informational and fun filled day. Stopping in the vineyards, his tour includes explanations of the climate, geography and history of the region. We got dropped off for lunch in a small bistro and...More

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Roussanne, Propriétaire at Wine Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind words, stay good ambassadors for the (Rhone) wines.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went on a tour with Mike Rijken of Wine Safari. We toured two wineries in the Rhône Valley. Mike’s tour included visits to the vineyards, explanations regarding the climate, geography, and history of the region and the impact of all these...More

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Roussanne, Owner at Wine Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind words, stay good ambassador for the ( Rhone) wines. Sincere greetings Mike

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fantastic day out with Mike on his Wine Safari! Mike came and picked us up promptly at our hotel outside L'isle Sur La Sorgue. No issues.Then it was off to the village of Chateauneuf du Pape. But not so fast. First we stopped in...More

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Roussanne, Propriétaire at Wine Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind words, stay good ambassadors for (Rhone) wines

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Mike is such a knowledgeable guy with a great sense of humour. We did the full day tour that took us to Chateau neuf du Pape and Gigondas. By the time he dropped us off for lunch at a restaurant called Cote Vignes where the...More

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Roussanne, Owner at Wine Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind words, stay good ambassadors for (Rhone) wine

Reviewed September 1, 2018

My family spend a full day with Mike in August 2018. Mike promptly picked us up at our hotel and off we went for a full day wine tour. Mike was incredibly knowledgible and was patient with all of us as we had many questions....More

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Roussanne, Owner at Wine Safari, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2018

Thanks fam Perry, Stay good ambassadors for (Rhone) wines

Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Mike is brilliant. He is a trained chef, restaurateur and sommelier who is passionate about the region he serves and its wines. It was our distinct pleasure to spend the day with him and wish we had more than one day. Bravo!

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Roussanne, Owner at Wine Safari, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words and keep on drinking (Rhone) wines

Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I booked a full day tour (at the last moment - thanks Mike!) with Mike for part of our honeymoon. He picked us up in Arles and off we went with another family! He has been in the food/hotel/wine business for many...More

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Roussanne, Propriétaire at Wine Safari, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2018

Thanks for your kind words, stay good amabassadors for the Rhone Wines

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August 21, 2017|
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Hello Sophia, I thank you for the message and the interest in Wine Safari , but unfortunatly , Nice is too far away for me . If you would stay a night in Avignon, that would be better. Sincere greetings Mike Rijken Wine... More
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June 7, 2015|
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Thanks for the info , see you on the second of august at 8.30 AM. Greetings Mike
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February 10, 2015|
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I have no rooms for rent, I am a wine guide
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