F.A.Q. Corsica Wine Tours

Frequently Asked Questions


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The regular tours start from Tourism offices in Bastia, St Florent or Erbalunga depending on the tour’s destination. Departures from selected hotels are possible, please contact us.

Our private tours for two start from your hotel or place of stay in the greater Bastia area (20 km/15 mi. around Bastia).

By calling us or sending us an email to make a booking request.

On site the day of the departure of the tour (upon availibily) by paying by credit card (CB, Visa and Mastercard) or in cash (euros only).

You can pay your tour either in cash (in euros only) or credit cards (CB, Visa, Mastercard) aboard the vehicle.

For the time being, Corsica Wine Tours only offers wine tours in the regions closed to Bastia: the Cap Corse or Patrimonio, where you will discover the wines of 3 wine appellations (Patrimonio, Coteaux du Cap Corse and Muscat du Cap Corse).

A full day wine tour lasts 8 hours, a half-day wine tour lasts 4 hours.

The full-day wine tours start at 9H30 and end at 17H30.

The half-day wine tours starting at 9H00 end at 13H00, the tours starting at 14H00 end at 18H00.

We visit 3-4 wineries during full-day tours and 2 wineries during half-day tours.

On average, 2 to 4 wines are tasted at each winery.

Wine spitoons are available at each tasting accommodation.

Our wine tours include: transportation, visits, tastings, walks and the presence of your guide.

The lunch is not included in the price of the full-day tours.

The lunch during the full-day wine tours is not included in the price.

We have lunch in restaurants whose price is between 20 and 30 euros per person.

The minimum number of passengers is 2 and the maximum is 6.

Private tours with exclusive use of the vehicle are for 2 people.

A minimum of 2 people is required to guarantee the departure of a wine tour.

In case of a unique passenger, the wine tour will be cancelled and the passenger will be refunded.

Corsica Wine Tours offers an experience including visits and tastings in wineries. Therefore our wine tours are not suited to people under 14 years old and tastings are allowed only to people above 18 years old.

We recommend you to wear comfortable shoes, especially for the visits in the vines and for the panoramic walks. Solar protection as well as a sunhat or a cap are also strongly recommended, especially in summer.

Tastings and most of the visits are indoor and we can provide umbrellas in case of passing rain.

Nevertheless, in case of exceptional weather conditions, the wine tour will be cancelled and all passengers will be refunded and/or moved the day of their choice for another wine tour.

It is forbidden to smoke aboard the vehicle as well as in the wineries, tasting accommodations and in the vines. 

We remind smokers that it is required to be overly vigilant, especially during the summer season, because of the high risk of starting fire.

We accept small hand luggages (backpacks and handbags). For space and comfort reasons, we cannot accept suitcases or any huge luggage.

Corsica Wine Tours has an insurance covering transportation and liability responsibility according to its activity.

Corsica Wine Tours will take no responsibility for lost or stolen property in and out the vehicle.