Bacchanal in Languedoc
Wine Immersion and Education
Join the Bacchanal team on an intimate, European wine education excursion. Stay at an exquisite Chateau near Pezenas. With more than enough space for our eight adventurers and time to explore the grounds. Grounds include 8 bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, swimming pool and game room. The vineyards we visit are less than an hour drive from the Chateau.
A Brimming Itinerary
June 2019 — pick your best week. Guests will visit five different vineyards in Languedoc, France. We know our guests expect adventure--and this trip delivers, Bacchanal style. We invite you to be an active participant! Touch the land, meet the winemakers, learn about winemaking and taste the harvest right where the grapes are grown and the wine is made. The total trip is $2,500 with a $1,000 deposit to reserve your space.
Your Host, Ralph Shumaker
Owner at Bacchanal and seasoned traveler and wine and food extraordinaire invites you Languedoc France. Over the years Ralph has fostered deep relationships with the wine makers visited on the trip. His belief in land to glass wine education and immense experience wining and dining ensures Ralph will lead this intimate group.
Experience the French Countryside // Cultivate Relationships // Dive Into Wine Education // Develop a Deeper // Understanding of Winemaking
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Terms and Conditions
It is each individual traveler’s responsibility to read and understand the terms and conditions of Bacchanal LLC prior to submitting a tour reservation. Bacchanal LLC will provide a tour to the Languedoc region of France. These Terms and Conditions apply to each Tour program provided by Bacchanal LLC. In these Terms and Conditions, the undersigned is hereinafter referred to as “Guest”. RESERVATIONS are accepted by Bacchanal LLC upon receipt of a completed and signed, printed reservation form accompanied by a deposit of US $1000 per Guest per Tour. The remaining balance of the Tour is due no later than April 30, 2019. Travel insurance and liability waivers are required.
GUEST CANCELLATION ; REFUND POLICY: If Guest chooses to cancel his or her reservation, Bacchanal LLC must receive written notice of said cancellation in writing and Guest shall be subject to the following cancellation fee schedule: If Bacchanal LLC receives written notice 30 or more days prior to the Tour start date, Guest shall receive a full refund. If Bacchanal LLC receives written notice 15-30 days prior to the Tour start date, Bacchanal LLC, Guest shall incur a cancellation fee equal to 50% of the Tour price. If Bacchanal LLC receives written notice 7-15 days prior to the Tour start date, Bacchanal LLC, Guest shall incur a cancellation fee equal to 75% of the Tour price. If Bacchanal LLC receives written notice 6 days or less prior to the Tour start date, Bacchanal LLC shall withhold 100% of the Tour price. If Bacchanal LLC receives no written cancellation from Guest and Guest does not show-up for the Tour per Guest reservation, Guest shall incur a cancellation/no-show fee equal to 100% of the Tour price. Cancellation date is the date such notice is received in writing by and acknowledged as received by Bacchanal LLC.
HOST CANCELATION: Bacchanal LLC may cancel any Tour at any time before departure for any reason, including without limitation, if Bacchanal LLC deems the number of Guests signed up for a given Tour to be insufficient to operate such Tour. Bacchanal LLC may in its’ sole discretion substitute a Service or Good of similar quality for any Service or Good stated in a Tour itinerary. Bacchanal LLC shall attempt to notify Guest of the cancellation of a Tour for which Guest has paid a deposit or Tour Fee as soon as possible after Bacchanal LLC’s final decision to cancel such Tour. If a Tour is cancelled, Bacchanal LLC’s liability is limited to a full refund of affected Guest’s Tour deposits and Tour Fees, and Bacchanal LLC will not be liable for any other costs, damages, or refunds of any kind for any loss, delay, inconvenience, disappointment, or expense whatsoever in such circumstances. Bacchanal LLC is not responsible for any loss incurred on account of non-refundable or non-transferable air tickets.
NOT INCLUDED in the cost of the Tour are the following:
Roundtrip airfare to and from wine region, telephone calls, personal items, individual purchases, room service, cocktails, or personally ordered wines, even if consumed in place of provisions provided during the Tour, gratuities, any other costs not specified in the finalized Tour itinerary or elsewhere in writing. Guest is responsible for all of the above and the cost of any changes he or she makes outside the Tour and Tour provisions.
ACCOMMODATIONS: A Seventeenth century mansion fully restored with antique furnishings and elegant decor. 1-hectare park with shaded terrace, Mediterranean garden and swimming pool (18 x 5 m). hillside amongst vineyards, this Chateau features a courtyard decorated with statues and a fountain. Large garden (1 hectare) with barbecue, fruit trees, lawns and shady terraces. Large library room, game room with many board games, table tennis, bicycles, pool games, bocce, hammocks. Guest accommodations during our trip are Large rooms, comfortable and bright, tastefully furnished with recent bedding. All have a very nice view. Please sign below to indicate you have read and understand the cancellation policy. Thank you.