2016 Study Trips

Bordeaux Wine Study Trip with Andrew Jefford

When: May 29, 2016 to Jun 3, 2016

Rhône Wine Study Trip with Christophe Tassan

When: Jun 12, 2016 to Jun 17, 2016

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Charming, typically French hotels are often located in historic buildings. The trade-off of staying in these lovely, authentic hotels is that sometimes, for some hotels, the rooms we reserve for our group will not all be alike. There may be some difference in the size of the rooms, the view from each room may be different, the décor may be different, etc.. Since many of these hotels are also fairly small, it’s sometimes difficult to get the number of rooms we need to be all in the same category. So we may have to take rooms in two different categories, and there may be a slight price difference between the two categories. ALL rooms will be lovely and have the same level of comfort and services (A/C, WiFi, en suite bathrooms, TV, etc.), no one will get a “bad” room, they just may not all be exactly alike.

IF this is the case for a certain itinerary (it doesn’t happen often), it will be noted in the itinerary so you are informed in advance. Additionally, we will fill the rooms in the order of sign-ups for the trip, filling the highest category rooms first, to reward those who sign up quickly.

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