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Médoc and Saint-Emilion wine tour

Availability: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
Duration: 9 hours
Language: English, French
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Visit of 4 chateaux, taste 8 fine wines
  • Challenge your nose in identifying wine aromas
  • Tour of the medieval village of St-Emilion
What to expect

Take a tour of two mythical wine regions of Bordeaux: Médoc & St-Emilion. Drive through the countryside of Bordeaux and pass by ‘appellations’, which have made the reputation of Bordeaux red wines. Discover 4 wine estates within a day and enjoy a picnic lunch in Bordeaux

You'll leave at 9.45am from Bordeaux and head to the Medoc wine region. Enjoy explanations about the Bordeaux wines during the journey to the chateaux. You'll visit a prestigious Classified Growth estate of 1855. Walking around the vineyards and cellars, you'll learn about the estate’s wine making process and end with wine tastings. Then, you'll reach a charming family run estate of the region. You'll learn about their traditional way of making wine and savor their wines with French delicacies (fresh bread, cheese …).

After enjoying a casual picnic lunch in Bordeaux, you'll drive to the beautiful Saint Emilion region, kicking off your tour with a visit to an authentic and charming family-run estate along the right bank. Feel the intimacy of the private chateau as you tour the traditional vat room and cellar of this intimate estate, and then delight in a tasting class, learning the steps of wine tasting and educating your nose in identifying wine aromas. At the end of the visit, you will enjoy some of their fine wines, and then make your way to the Great Classified Growth estate overlooking the Saint Emilion vineyards.

There, you will enjoy explanations about the winemaking process, from the vine to the bottle, and then reward yourself with an aperitif accompanied by some French delicacies, such as fresh bread and cheese. In the early evening, you'll discover the village of Saint Emilion, classified on UNESCO’s World Heritage list.

You'll be back in Bordeaux around 7.15pm

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What's included
  • 4 chateaux entrance fees
  • 8 wine tastings and tasting class
  • French apéritif and picnic lunch
  • Tour of the village of St-Emilion
  • Transportation in minivan
  • Professional and friendly guide
What's not included
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Where

Bordeaux Tourist Office, 12 cours du 30 Juillet - 33000 Bordeaux

Meeting point:

Present your voucher 10 minutes before departure time of the tour at the Bordeaux Tourist Office

What to remember
  • Must be 18 years of age to drink alcohol
  • Minimum age is 10 years
  • You need to be in good physical condition to do this tour
  • Remember to wear suitable shoes and take a backpack
  • Let us know if you have any health problems
  • Cancelation policy: Up to 7 days before tour = 100% refund | Less than 7 days before tour = 50% refund | Less than 48 hours before tour = no refund
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When
  • Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
    Departure time: 9.45am
    Return time in Bordeaux: 7.15pm

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Provider
BORDOVINO WINE TOURS
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

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