Hidden Gem – Chateau Cabezac

Self-Drive Minervois wine tour in the heart of the vineyards

At a glance

Type of Tour:
Duration:3 Days
Guide Price:From £421 to £527 per person
Number of Meals:2 breakfasts, 1 picnic lunch and 2 dinners
Number of Winery Visits:1 winery tour
Number of Wines Tasted:Approximately 14
Tour Transport:Visit on foot at the on-site winery
Dates / Availability:Available mid-week and weekends throughout the year. Please note that this package is available for a minimum of 4 people travelling together.

Trip Summary

Minervois Wine Tour

Located at the heart of the beautiful Minervois wine region, Château Cabezac is a premium quality AOP producer and a fabulous destination for a break in the vineyards. Upon arrival at the estate, check into one of the pretty bastide’s best guest rooms and spend the afternoon relaxing by the pool. Dinner with drinks will then be served in the bastide’s gourmet restaurant.

Minervois Wine Tour - Credits Chateau de Cabezac
Minervois Wine Tour - Credits Chateau de Cabezac Restaurant

On day two, you will have a free morning to do as you please. You may wish to relax at your hotel or take a walk and explore your lovely surroundings. You will then enjoy a lovely picnic lunch overlooking the breathtaking countryside. In the afternoon, you will be taken on a full tour of the winery, where your guide will explain the wine-making process and particularities of the Domaine. You may even be able to taste from the barrel during your visit to the state-of-the-art production centre! In the estate’s boutique, a tutored tasting session of Cabezac’s full range of wines will ensue before heading back to your room to freshen up. In the evening, a three course dinner will be served in the bastide’s restaurant and you will have the opportunity to taste the wines that you enjoyed the most during the afternoon’s tasting session for a second time.

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Outline Itinerary

Minervois Wine Tour Day One

  • Upon arrival in Bize-Minervois, check into a Grand Comfort room at the Bastide Cabezac.
  • Free afternoon to relax and enjoy your picturesque surroundings.
  • Enjoy a three course dinner with wines, water and coffee at the bastide’s restaurant in the evening.
Minervois Wine Tour - Credits Chateau de Cabezac Kitchen
Minervois Wine Tour - Credits Chateau de Cabezac Vines

Minervois Wine Tour Day Two

  • After having breakfast at the hotel, your day will comprise of:
  • A free morning to do as you please.
  • A picnic lunch with wine.
  • A full tour of the estate’s wineries with tastings of the whole range of wines.
  • In the evening, a three course dinner with drinks will be served in the bastide’s restaurant.

 Minervois Wine Tour Day Three

  • Breakfast and check out.


What a lovely hotel! Friendly and welcoming with a lovely pool.

Carole- Lincoln, UK

Package Prices

  • These prices are per person and based on two people travelling together and sharing a twin or double room.
  • These are realistic guide prices, based on travel in standard season (usually April to the end of October). Discounts often apply for travel out of season (usually November to the end of March) or if there are more than two of you travelling together. Please let us know your preferred travel dates for a definitive price.
  • Although we propose specific hotels as part of our standard packages, we enjoy excellent relationships and preferential rates at the majority of the hotels in each of our featured destinations. Therefore if you would prefer to stay in a different hotel, this can be arranged. Please contact us for the relevant supplements/discounts.
  • Other room grades are available at most of the hotels that we work with. Just let us know which hotel you prefer and we will send you the relevant supplements for the various room grades.
  • Single supplements and extra night prices are available upon request.


Hotel NameRoom GradeStar RatingDurationPrice Per Person
La Bastide Cabezac - Bize-MinervoisStandard3*3 Days£500Book Now
La Bastide Cabezac - Bize-MinervoisGrand Comfort3*3 Days£527Book Now
Ribera del Duero Tour - Credits Chateau de Cabezac Grapes

Enhance your Experience/Tour Upgrades

Please contact us to request further details and a full list of tour upgrades.

If you would like to make your Grape Escapes holiday even more special, there are a number of additional activities that we can arrange for you. To complement the experience, these could be arranged to fit in/around your current itinerary or we can arrange additional nights and room upgrades at your hotel, as well as your travel arrangements, a stop-over en route and even a visit to another part of France! See below for some of the most popular upgrades.

  • Stay longer! We would be delighted to arrange extra nights at the Bastide for you. Please contact us for extra night prices.
  • Explore the rest of the Languedoc. Why not enjoy a longer holiday and visit another part of the Languedoc? This break combines perfectly with our other Languedoc short breaks, and detailed information can be found here.
  • Visit Carcassonne. A visit to the beautiful medieval walled city of Carcassonne should definitely feature on anyone’s bucket list, and we offer three and four day breaks here. See here for details and prices.
  • Fall in love with Paris. Let us put together an itinerary for you in the city of love!
  • Discover more French wine regions. As well as trips to the Languedoc, we also arrange holidays to Burgundy, the Loire Valley, Champagne, the Rhône Valley, Alsace, Provence, Cognac and Bordeaux.
Minervois Wine Tour - Credits Paul Palau
Minervois Wine Tour - Credits Parvis des Libertes et des Droits de l'Homme

Further Information

Travel to your Minervois Wine Tour

Given the wide range of travel options, the package price does not include travel. Please see our travel page for further information.

About Our Hidden Gems

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Further Information / To Book

To secure your booking, a deposit of £ 100 per person is required. Your remaining balance will then be due 60 days before you travel. Please call us on +44 (0) 1920 46 86 66 or e-mail info@grapeescapes.net to request a booking form.

Well… back at my desk after a superb weekend away, thank you. We really enjoyed ourselves and will always remember what a fantastic time we had.

Ginette - Perth, Australia

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