Bordeaux Wine Lovers
- 3 Full days discovering Bordeaux’s main wine regions
- Discover Bordeaux reds, whites and sweet wines!
- Private tours
- Private transportation
- English-speaking local guide with food and wine expertise
- Guided visit and tasting of a wide range of wineries (visit fees not included)
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Become a Bordeaux Wine Expert
Example of a 3-day itinerary:
DAY 1 – MEDOC
9:30 AM – Hotel pickup (or another location in Bordeaux).
10:30 AM – Visit a top winery in the Margaux appellation and taste its wines.
10:30 AM – Visit a family-owned cooperage and discover the importance of French oak in Bordeaux wine-making (upon availability).
12:30 PM – Lunch at a charming local brasserie or at a gastronomic restaurant.
2 PM – Visit a premium winery in Pauillac and taste its wine.
4 PM – Visit a premium winery in Pauillac or Saint Julien and taste its wine. Ride along the “Route des Chateaux”, the legendary castle road, and see beautiful wineries.
6:30 PM – Return to your hotel (or another location in Bordeaux).
DAY 2 – SAINT ÉMILION
10 AM – Hotel pickup (or another location in Bordeaux).
11 AM – Visit a premium family-owned winery in Saint Emilion and taste its wines.
12:30 PM – Lunch in the town of Saint Emilion or on a terrace at a winery among the vines.
3 PM – Visit a top winery in Pomerol and taste the wines of the estate. Discover the town of Saint Emilion and drive through some stunning wineries of Saint Emilion and Pomerol… Picture time!
5 PM – Complimentary wine tasting in a local wine store in the heart of the town of Saint Emilion
5 PM – Visit another winery in Saint Emilion and taste its wines.
6/6:30 PM – Return to your hotel
DAY 3 – GRAVES (SAUTERNES & PESSAC LEOGNAN)
9:15 AM – Hotel pickup (or another location in Bordeaux).
10 AM – Visit a premium winery known for its dry white wines in the Pessac-Léognan appellation and taste its wine
11:15 AM – Visit another premium winery in the Pessac-Léognan appellation and taste its wine
12:30 PM – Lunch at a charming local restaurant
3:30 PM – Visit a premium winery in the Sauternes appellation and taste its wine.
Discover the secret of this fantastically luscious sweet white wine.
Ride across the “Route du Sauternes” and discover many beautiful châteaux.
5:30 PM – Return to your hotel in Bordeaux
Wineries visited / Organisation / Price
Examples of wineries visited during the day tours:
Chateau Beausejour Becot, Chateau Guadet, Chateau Tour Saint Christophe, Chateau Petit-Village, Chateau Figeac, Chateau Pavie, Chateau de Reignac, Chateau Troplong Mondot, Chateau de Ferrand, Chateau Gazin, Chateau de Sales, Chateau Beauregard, Chateau de la Rivière, Chateau Pichon Baron, Chateau Lafite Rothschild, Chateau Margaux, Chateau Mouton Rothschild, Chateau Prieuré Lichine, Chateau Paloumey, Chateau Lamothe Bergeron, Chateau Cos d’Estournel, Chateau d’Issan, Chateau Léovile Poyferré, Chateau Gruaud Larose, Chateau Palmer, Chateau Kirwan, Chateau Giscours, Chateau Pontet Canet, Chateau Lynch Bages, Chateau Rauzan Ségla, Chateau Cantenac Brown, Chateau Beychevelle, Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte, Chateau Carbonnieux, Chateau Haut Brion, Chateau Mission Haut Brion, Chateau Haut Bailly, Chateau Les Carmes Haut Brion, Chateau La Tour Martillac, Chateau D’Yquem, Chateau Rayne Vignaud, Chateau Guiraud, Chateau Suduiraut, Chateau Doisy Daene…
Each visit usually lasts between 1 and 2 hours and includes a presentation of the vineyard, the history of the chateau, and a guided tour of the vat room and cellars. Your tour finishes with a tasting of the wine(s) of the estate.
- private transportation,
- your local guide/driver.
- Winery visit fees, meals, any personal expenses, airfares, and accommodation.
- Generally, anything not listed in the program.