Bordeaux Wine Lovers
Starting at 1495€ for the party
- 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 – MÉDOC
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-EMILION
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-Émilion 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 LÉOGNAN)
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:
Médoc: Château Pichon Baron Château Lafite Rothschild Château du Tertre Château Beychevelle, Château du Moulin Rouge, Château Margaux, Château Mouton Rothschild, Château Prieuré Lichine, Château Paloumey, Château Lamothe Bergeron, Château Cos d’Estournel, Château d’Issan, Château Lascombes, Château Léoville Poyferré, Château Gruaud Larose, Château Kirwan, Château Giscours, Château Léoville Barton, Château Cantenac Brown, Château Brane Cantenac, Château Pedesclaux…
Saint-Emilion: Château Figeac, Château Pavie, Château Bellefont Belcier, Château Canon La Gaffelière, Château La Gaffelière, Château Coutet, Château Tour Saint Christophe, Château de Reignac, Château Troplong Mondot, Château de Ferrand, Château de Sales, Château Beauregard, Château de la Rivière, Couvent des Jacobins, Château Villemaurine, Château Saint-George Côte Pavie, Château Guadet, Château Beausejour Becot…
Sauternes & Pessac-Léognac: Château Smith Haut Lafitte, Château Carbonnieux, Château Haut Brion, Château Mission Haut Brion, Château Haut Bailly, Château Carmes Haut Brion, Château La Tour Martillac, Château D’Yquem, Château Rayne Vignaud, Château Guiraud, Château Suduiraut, Château Doisy Daene, Château de Cérons…
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, accommodation, travel insurance, and tips.
- Generally anything not listed in the program.