A day in Médoc
BORDEAUX WITH ELODIE
Private Day Tour
Médoc Wine Tour
A day in Médoc
English-speaking local guide with food and wine expertise
Commented visit and tasting at three Chateaus (visit fees not included)
Drive through the "Route des Chateaux", the famous winery road
Bordeaux / Medoc / Bordeaux (65 miles/ 2h30 total transfer)
Discover Médoc, home of the most renowned red wines in Bordeaux, where Cabernet Sauvignon is king.
Pick up at your hotel in Bordeaux (or other location in Bordeaux).
10.30AM VISIT A "GRAND CRU CLASSÉ"
Visit a top winery in the Margaux or Saint Julien appellations and taste the wines of the estate.
10.30AM VISIT A BARREL MAKER (groups of 6 persons minimum)
Visit a family owned cooperage and discover the importance of French oak in Bordeaux wine making (upon availability).
Ride along the “Route des Chateaux”, the legendary castle road, and see beautiful wineries.
Lunch at a charming local brasserie, at a gastronmic restaurant or go for a picnic lunch at a winery!
2.15PM VISIT A "GRAND CRU CLASSÉ"
Visit a top winery in Pauillac or Saint Estephe and taste the wines of the estate.
4PM VISIT A FAMILY OWNED ESTATE
Visit a Cru Bourgeois or other family owned estate and discover their amazing wines!
Arrive at your hotel in Bordeaux (or other location in Bordeaux).
Wineries visited / Organization / Price
Example of wineries visited during the day:
Château Pichon Baron, Château Lafite Rothschild, Château Margaux, Château Mouton Rothschild, Château Prieuré Lichine, Château Paloumey, Château Lamothe Bergeron, Château Cos d'Estournel, Château d'Issan, Château Léovile Poyferré, Château Gruaud Larose, Château Palmer, Château Kirwan, Château Giscours, Château Pontet Canet, Château Lynch Bages, Château Rauzan Ségla, Château Cantenac Brown...
Each visit usually lasts between 1 and 2 hours and includes a presentation of the vineyard, of the history of the chateau, a guided tour of the vat room and cellars. Your tour finishes with a tasting of the wine(s) of the estate.
your English speaking local wine guide/driver.
Not included: Winery visit fees, meals, any personal expenses, airfares, accommodation.
Generally, everything not listed in the program.