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Distillery Combier

48 rue Beaurepaire | Un Parking Gratuit Est Disponible À 100 Mètres, 49400, Saumur, France
+33 2 41 40 23 02
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Little gem

After a short informative tour in English we had a superb tasting session. Children don't miss out... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Lisa R
via mobile
A truly interesting and delightful visit

We visited this distillery today and had a truly wonderful experience. We booked the English... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
avellana2016
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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The Combier distillery was founded in 1834 in the Loire Valley. Since the creation of the Original Triple sec, a delicious orange liqueur made with bitter and soft orange peels, the distillery has never stopped producing distinguished liqueurs and other spirits in the same original copper stills. We offer you today a full handcrafted range of liqueurs, aperitifs, premium absinthes, syrups and organic syrups. For an english guided tour, please contact us!
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  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“triple sec” (13 reviews)
“english tour” (3 reviews)
“fruit syrups” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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48 rue Beaurepaire | Un Parking Gratuit Est Disponible À 100 Mètres, 49400, Saumur, France
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+33 2 41 40 23 02
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

After a short informative tour in English we had a superb tasting session. Children don't miss out as they can sample the numerous weird and wonderful syrops on offer. Well worth a visit advisable to walk there if you are staying near by. There is...More

Thank Lisa R
Distillerie_Combier, Responsable relations clients at Distillery Combier, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Hello and thank you for your feedback on Trip Advisor ! We are delighted to read you enjoyed the visit and the products ! Indeed everyone can taste at Combier and little ones are not appart ! Hope to see you soon again in our...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

We visited this distillery today and had a truly wonderful experience. We booked the English speaking tour and our guide was knowledgeable enthusiastic and friendly. She explained everything in detail and gave us the history as well as the process. This is an historic distillery...More

Thank avellana2016
Distillerie_Combier, Responsable relations clients at Distillery Combier, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Good morning, Thank you for coming to our distillery and thank you for your comment on Tripadvisor ! We are glad you enjoyed the tour and the tasting. We will welcome you again in Saumur with a great pleasure. Le service tourisme.

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Previous reviewers are correct. It has a small number of stills that they use for multiple products. They weren't scrupulously clean and production product was left in the area. Despite this the tour was quick, interesting and had samples try after. Another distillery informed me...More

Thank stevehe159
Distillerie_Combier, Responsable relations clients at Distillery Combier, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Thank you for sharing your opinion on Tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoyed the one hour tour and tasting. Our 10 stills "alambics" are used for the Combier products since the 19th century, they are maintained very often but not cleaned exteriorly everyday ! No...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017

Lovely welcome, although we did not booked for the tour. Nice explanations around the stills on the manufacture of "Royal Combier". Magic smells in the workshop followed by tastings of different specialties. Local product sales

Thank Michelin M
Distillerie_Combier, Responsable relations clients at Distillery Combier, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Hello and thank you for your feedback on Trip Advisor ! We are really happy you enjoyed the time you spend with us! Hope to see you soon again in our distillery! Best regards, The Combier team

Reviewed 6 July 2017

We have visited several Scotch whisky distilleries in the past and found them pristine with beautiful, well maintained, gleaming copper stills and thought perhaps this would be similar. The shop is fine and you have a chance to taste samples when you have completed the...More

Thank Michelin M
Distillerie_Combier, Responsable relations clients at Distillery Combier, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Hello and thank you for your feed back on Trip Advisor. We are sorry our distillery did not meet your expectations. Our distillery was opened in 1848 and our copper stills are more than 200 years old. Indeed it is not a brand new installation...More

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We decided to come back when an English tour was taking place. The tour guide was lovely and spoke good English - though apologised and gave us a reduction because she thought her English wasn't very good. It was interesting, and the tasting excellent- you...More

Thank Belinda B
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Although I checked Combier's website, we missed the last tour of the day. However, what the website does not tell you is that there is only one English tour a day. If you want to go, I suggest you contact them to find out what...More

Thank DestinyRides
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We arrived late in the day so we did not get to take a tour of the distillery but we did taste some triple sec and absinthe at the shop and bought a bottle to take home. We visited in September 2015

Thank Ryna D
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I had no idea how pastis nor absinthe were produced but the charming and enthusiastic guide quickly put that right. I joined a French couple being shown round and - my own grasp of the language being somewhat less than comprehensive - held up proceedings...More

Thank mchumph
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Very intresting tour if you are interested in the drink and how its made. Only 10 euros. Worth it. You get to sample the drinks after the tour. Be warned they give you 10 percent off but the bottles are more exspensive than in the...More

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lynnie_poops
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Response from Distillerie_Combier | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your question. As we are not yet in the middle of the touristic season, there is only 3 visit per day (10.30am, 2.30pm & 4.30pm). To have a tour in English, we advice you to book the visit as soon as... More
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