Nitray is an ancestral vineyard whose vines, present for nearly three centuries, extend over 10 hectares. The vineyard produces wines of Loire labelled AOC Touraine (controlled designation of origin).
Come and discover oenology at the Château de Nitray and understand wines secrets with delight and conviviality. After visiting the wine warehouses and hearing explanations about the wine making process of white, red and rosé wines, you will discover traditional vine, wine and champagne-method tools.
In our projection room, discover a 1937 film about the ancient Cooperage.
Tools and cooperage in the old days
Some old tools used for champagne method are exposed in the wine warehouse: dosing machine, wire cage applicator, corking machine, old corker.
We offer different types of Nitray wine tastings.
- Tour & Tasting: 7 € TTC/person.
- With regional products toasts: 10 € TTC/person.
- Initiation to oenology, wine-pairing, games and prize-giving: 18 € TTC/person.
The château de Nitray is referenced in the Hachette guide of wines and is proud to be qualified for the “vignoble et découverte” and “caves touristiques” labels.