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Caves Bouvet-Ladubay

11 rue Jean Ackerman | St Hilaire St Florent, 49400, France
+33 2 41 83 83 83
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One of the most Drinkable Wines..

We went to Bouvet-Ladubay simply to visit the home of one of the most drinkable Sparkling Red... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
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Great tour and friendly staff

What a gem of a place. Tours every 30mins either in English or French. Brilliantly friendly and... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
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In the Loire Valley, in the heart of the Saumur region, Bouvet Ladubay, producer of fine Brut de Loire wines, welcomes you in its 8 kilometers of cellars dug into the local 'Tuffeau\ stone. Patrice Monmousseau, the third generation of Monmousseau Family took over the reins of the Company from his father in 1972. The wines of Bouvet-Ladubay have received over 500 medals and awards, thereby confirming the quality of our cuvées. Open 7 days a week, all year round, you can come and visit our cellars, taste our wines and discover the 'Méthode Traditionnelle' sparkling wine making process.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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11 rue Jean Ackerman | St Hilaire St Florent, 49400, France
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+33 2 41 83 83 83
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Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We went to Bouvet-Ladubay simply to visit the home of one of the most drinkable Sparkling Red Wines.. Rubis Bouvet Ladubay. The Tour was very interesting, sadly there was no English speaking guide , but the accompanying script helped explain how/when/why etc. The high point...More

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Véronique R, Responsable relations clients at Caves Bouvet-Ladubay, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Hello, Thank you for your comment ! Do not hesitate to come back at our Cellar, we will pleased to see you and to welcome you again. L'équipe Accueil Bouvet Ladubay

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

What a gem of a place. Tours every 30mins either in English or French. Brilliantly friendly and knowledgable staff- Emily (Emilie?) was amazing especially as English not her first language and quite a lot of technical wine making language. Able to explain clearly and answer...More

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Véronique R, Responsable relations clients at Caves Bouvet-Ladubay, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Hello, Thank you a lot for your comment and see you soon in Saumur, L'équipe Accueil Bouvet Ladubay

Reviewed 3 November 2016

One of the largest and most established sparkling wine producers in the region, this company gets five stars for many reasons, but most of all for making Zéro - a sparkling wine without sugar for the crispest, best sparkling around. In addition to tastings (of...More

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Véronique R, Responsable relations clients at Caves Bouvet-Ladubay, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2016

Dear guest, Thanks a lot for this lovely comment. We are very pleased that you have appreciated the visit and especially the Zero. See you soon in Saumur Equipe Accueil Bouvet Ladubay

Reviewed 31 October 2016

The caves are extensive and it is worth going just to see them. Our tour guide was good, but frankly I did not care for their wine. But, try it, and you may like it!

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Véronique R, Responsable relations clients at Caves Bouvet-Ladubay, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2016

Thank you for your comment, nice and effective ! Regards Equipe Accueil Bouvet Ladubay

Reviewed 30 October 2016

We usually are not fans of winery tours and tastings, but Bouvet-Ladubay is an exception. The tour through the tunnels with their history and stone carvings was both fun and educational. Our guide was excellent and had impeccable English. The wine tasting was handled efficiently,...More

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Véronique R, Responsable relations clients at Caves Bouvet-Ladubay, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2016

Dear guest, It was a pleasure to welcome you for a wine tour in our caves. Thank you for your lovely message. Regards Equipe Accueil Bouvet Ladubay

Reviewed 5 October 2016

We visited Ackerman (another cave based vineyard on the same street) prior to visiting Bouvet Ladubay and after having a brilliant time at Ackerman, we were worried this would be more of the same. However we had an equally excellent time and there was enough...More

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Véronique R, Responsable relations clients at Caves Bouvet-Ladubay, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Dear Bryan, Thanks a lot for this lovely message, it's true that visiting different caves is interesting to compare all the good wines of the Loire . Hope to see you soon for another experience. Regards. Touristic Service Bouvet Ladubay

Reviewed 26 September 2016

Great visit (second time) of the incredible wine waves of Bouvet Ladubay. Wonderful guide who spoke very well and showed us round the underground wine cellars of Bouvet Ladubay. Great tasting afterwards of the local speciality: bubbly wine! A must to do if you're in...More

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Véronique R, Responsable relations clients at Caves Bouvet-Ladubay, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Dear Sophie, It was a pleasure for all team of the touristic service of Bouvet Ladubay to welcome you few weeks ago. See you soon in Saint Hilaire Saint Florent. Bouvet-Ladubay Team

Reviewed 25 September 2016

Have an amazing time here our guid was Micheal who was extremely informative and friendly, I would certainly recommend a visit , at the end of the visit we had wine tasting, fabulous wines and not at all expensive so we bought a case and...More

Thank Leonard W
Véronique R, Responsable relations clients at Caves Bouvet-Ladubay, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Hello, Thank you for the message, we are very happy to see you enjoy your visit and our sparkling wines. Nice to see you again. Regards Touristic service team

Reviewed 17 September 2016

Slightly impersonal as this is not a family run cave and unfortunately the site is no longer used for any wind production. Interestingly they do not even own any vineyards and all the grapes are brought in from other growers. So the tour of the...More

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Véronique R, Responsable relations clients at Caves Bouvet-Ladubay, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Hello and thank you for your rating of our caves. As you may have heard, our winery is a growing business, but we try nevertheless to keep each of our visits different, whilst teaching the 'basics of winemaking' and all the cultural heritage of the...More

Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Wow what an amazing time we had. 2 euros for a tour followed by wine tasting. Our guide was so friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. We had a fabulous time and came away with some lovely wine and memories. Thank you

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Véronique R, Responsable relations clients at Caves Bouvet-Ladubay, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Hello and thank you for your rating. It's a pleasure to us that you learned from and enjoyed the guided tour. We do our best to keep our time with our visitors memorable. See you soon. Kind regards Service accueil Bouvet-Ladubay

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