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Swiss Riviera Wine Tours organizes exclusive private wine tours with lunch & your own personal wine & culture guide. We enjoy wine tastings in the Lavaux Vineyard Terraces, overlooking Lake Geneva, as well as Chateau wine tours of the Chateau de...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Montreux 1820, Switzerland
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+41 21 965 32 37
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 October 2012

My husband and I felt very fortunate to find Nick Abundo and Swiss Riviera Wine Tours!! We have traveled extensively in Europe and always enjoy exploring the wine offerings of each region. The area around Lake Geneva is breathtaking and we were given a "front...More

6  Thank Kmull3333
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 28 February 2013

Five of us booked a 3 hour tour with Nick and Lloyd that included visiting two chateaus around Lake Geneva: Chateau d'Aigle and Chateau de Chillon. They picked us up from our hotel in Montreux in a van, drove to Chateau d'Aigle first, where we...More

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SwissWineTours, Owner at Swiss Riviera Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2013

Thank you for taking time to offer your valuable review. The experience you described are not characteristic of the level of service our colleagues strive to provide. Your feedback was shared with our team and routines have been reviewed to more carefully appreciate the needs...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nicolas Abundo met us on the stairs of a grand 800 year old tower and ushered us down to a wall with an exquisite setting of wine and cheese overlooking a panoramic view of vineyards stretching to Lake Geneva. It was breathtakingly beautiful. The wine...More

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NicolasA2833, General Manager at Swiss Riviera Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Judith & Daniel for your kind review and a truly wonderful day in the Lavaux vineyards! It was a pleasure to host you and the harvest and colors were exceptional on our tour day. I hope to welcome you again in the future....More

Reviewed 11 October 2018

Nicolas and his team go above and beyond to create an extremely personal, authentic and professional tour. I experienced a delicious wine tasting in an ancient tower resting over the Lavaux vineyards; it was one of the most breathtaking views in the country! The guide...More

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NicolasA2833, General Manager at Swiss Riviera Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Thank you Patience for your taking the time to post a review. It was a spectaular day with a spectacular group! The area of Lavaux lends well to sharing stories and history of the Swiss Riviera. I look forward to welcoming you again!

Reviewed 10 October 2018

We spent an extraordinary day with our guide, Nicolas Abundo, touring Gruyeres and the Lavaux vineyards. We couldn’t have had a better guide. Touring a working farm in the mountains above Gruyeres Castle, driving through the Lavaux vineyards, and tasting great wine at the medieval...More

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NicolasA2833, General Manager at Swiss Riviera Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Thank you Janet & Jerry for a wonderful day with you. It was a true pleasure to learn and share life stories in the vineyards and in the old town of Gruyeres with a raclette shared. The timing to be able to see the Gruyere...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Swiss Riviera Wine Tours, led by Nicolas, provided a perfect way to experience the beauty of the Lavaux vineyards and Lac Leman, while enjoying the fabulous Swiss wine. First, Nicolas arranged perfect weather. We were picked up in style at Chateau Chillon and whisked to...More

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NicolasA2833, General Manager at Swiss Riviera Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Bonjour Richard, Thank you for your very kind review. It was a pleasure to host all of you on this sun & wine filled journey. Sharing the beauty of the Lavaux accompanied by wonderful guests is a true experience that myself and the our team...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

With a group of friends we arrived by boat to Epesses in Lavaux and made the way up to a fantastic medieval tower. Here we had a very interesting tour, wine tasting with an absolut stunning expertise.

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NicolasA2833, General Manager at Swiss Riviera Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Nico for your kind review. Katie enjoyed guiding your group and sharing the beauty of Swiss wine in the majestic terraced vineyards. We look forward to welcoming you again !

Reviewed 2 October 2018

Our group was expertly hosted by a very knowledgeable professional who took the time to inform us, inspire us and delight us with a wine tasting and apéro after she gave us a tour of a medieval stone fort in the vineyards overlooking Lac Léman.

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NicolasA2833, General Manager at Swiss Riviera Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Bonjour! It was a delight to welcome you at our medieval tower as the sun was still warming the terraced walls. Thank you for your kind feedback.

Reviewed 2 October 2018

Nicolas and his team from Swiss Riviera Wine Tours really did a fantastic job planning a memorable mid afternoon wine tasting tour at an absolutely exclusive location. After arriving by boat on a silky smooth lake, we were shuttled up through the narrow roads of...More

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NicolasA2833, General Manager at Swiss Riviera Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Merci Nicolas for your nice feedback. It was a pleasure for Katie to welcome your team to our 850 year old medieval property. You had the perfect weather for boating, wine tasting and splendid views. Looking forward to welcoming you again!

Reviewed 29 September 2018

A few friends & I spent a day with Nicolas in the beautiful Lavaux Region. This is not an easy area to navigate yourself, so the insider expertise was extremely valuable & made for an amazing experience. You get to see places that you would...More

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NicolasA2833, General Manager at Swiss Riviera Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Bonjour Jodi, Thank you for your kind feedback. It was a pleasure to welcome the three of you and share plenty of laughs and sunshine. The Lavaux is special to share and with a bottle of wine(s), it always seems to be an enjoyable meeting....More

Reviewed 8 September 2018

We asked Nicolas to customize two days of tours for my wife and I, which he did an amazing job to meet our desires. We went to Gruyere in the morning for some touring and lunch and did some wine and chocolate tasting in the...More

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nicolaa2065, General Manager at Swiss Riviera Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Bonjour Randy, It was a true pleasure to explore & share time with you and two. One see's how wine can be so accomadating to opening up and relaxing. Great locations help as well. Gruyere, Lavaux and culinary delights in Evian were a delight to...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Absolutely incredible! My family and I went in August, and it was by far our favorite thing we did in Switzerland. Katie was amazing and so knowledgeable. We loved getting to tour the castle and then sit with Manny at the second winery. Can’t say...More

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nicola a, General Manager at Swiss Riviera Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hello, It was our pleasure to welcome you in the terraced vineyards with your family! Katie, Manny & Yohann enjoyed sharing & learning as well. It's unique moments and meetings that we all cherish and we're fortunate to have the Lavaux wine valley overlooking the...More

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Catherine W
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Hello and thank you for your email and interest in a wine tours. Regretfully we are sold out during this date. For any future reservation feel free to contact us via our website. Best regards from Swiss Riviera Wine... More
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