Saint-Aignan (Beauval)

Visit the Beauval zoo ... and go wine tasting, in the heart of the Cher Valley vineyards. A wine lover's must.

Wine tasting near Beauval zoo : our recommended wineries

This travel guide will help you plan your stay and organize a wine tasting in some of the best wineries nearby.

In the heart of  the Touraine region, along the river Cher valley, many wineries welcome walk-in visitors for an “impromptu” wine tasting session. The opportunity to taste a large variety of  wines : white, red or sparkling. Main appellations are “Touraine”, of course, but also the more recent “Touraine Chenonceaux” appellation that produces fine and delicate whites and reds. In Saint-Aignan, you will also want to visit the internationally renowned Beauval Zoo : its iconic pandas, its majestic white tigers and the new free-flight bird show. Welcome to the Touraine wine region, Loire Valley, France.

Saint-Aignan (Beauval)
Saint-Aignan (Beauval) images
A panda at the Beauval Zoo in Saint-Aignan
Saint-Aignan : the famous panda bears of the Beauval Zoo
Vines at Thésée-la-Romaine (credits D. Jolivet)
Vines at Thésée-la-Romaine (credits D. Jolivet)
Saint-Aignan (Beauval)

Wineries

Wine tasting near the Beauval zoo? Easy peasy, many tasting opportunities are available. Very close to the zoo park, the Domaine Gouny welcomes you in the city center of Noyers-sur-Cher. A little further, in the direction of Montrichard, the Domaine Le Bihan welcomes you for wine tasting … and lodging in a “gîte” (self-accomodation). Convenient for those who would like to spend the night nearby. The Château de Quinçay will appeal to lovers of great quality “Touraine” wines. Less than a twenty minutes drive by car, in the direction of Selles-sur-Cher.

Popular wineries

A selection of great wineries in the area. Pick a winery to book the perfect wine tasting experience.
Saint-Aignan (Beauval)

Things to do and to see in the area

Recommended attractions and must-see places nearby.
Wine tasting near Amboise castle : Amboise castle seen from the Loire river

Amboise

A charming town, two remarkable castles and a wine appellation, “Touraine Amboise”.

Blois: the Loire bridge and the cathedral

Blois

A two-hours drive from Paris, Blois is at the doorstep of the beautiful Loire Valley vineyards.

Chaumont-sur-Loire, a charming village on the Loire overlooked by the castle

Chaumont-sur-Loire

One of the most beautiful Loire Valley gardens on the land of the Touraine Mesland wine appellation.

The Chenonceau castle, on the river Cher

Chenonceau

One of the most remarkable Loire Valley château has given its name to a new wine appellation : Touraine Chenonceaux.

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