"Cognac from vine to glass" private tour from Bordeaux
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"Cognac from vine to glass" private tour from Bordeaux

Availability: From Monday to Thursday
Duration: up to 9 hours 30 minutes
Language: English , French
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Discover the city of Cognac on a private tour with the help of an expert guide
  • Learn more about the vine-growing process and the scheme of elaboration of Cognac
  • Visit a trading house, an artisan distiller, a cooperage and indulge in a Cognac tasting
What to expect

Explore the Cognac country visiting all facets of its elaboration with an English-speaking local guide. Throughout the day, you'll visit a famous trading house, an artisan distiller and a cooperage where Cognac and wine barrels are produced.

After a 1.5-hour transfer from Bordeaux to the town of Cognac, you'll visit a famous trading house where stages from elaboration, Eaux-de-vie ageing, blending, marketing to tasting will be presented. During the transfers, your guide will highlight the parallel histories of the region and of the vineyard, the scheme of elaboration of Cognac and the organization of the professions from vine to glass.
Enjoy sceneries of the vineyard and of Romanesque churches as your guide explains the vine-growing process.

The afternoon starts with the visit of a traditional cooperage, where the millenary handicraft essential to the brandies' aging process will be presented. Lastly, meet artisan distillers and enjoy a private tour of their wine cellars, vineyards and distilleries. They'll disclose some professional secrets and they'll comment on their Cognacs during your tasting.

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What's included
  • Visit of a trading house
  • Guided tour of a traditional cooperage (working weekdays only)
  • Visit of a family estate producing Cognac and pineau
  • Tasting of their property products
  • Transportation
  • English-speaking and Cognac expert local guide
What's not included
  • Personal purchases and souvenirs
  • Lunch
Where

12 Cours du 30 Juillet, 33000 Bordeaux, France

Meeting point:

In front of the Bordeaux tourist office

What to remember
  • The minimum drinking age for alcoholic drinks is 18
  • Drink in moderation. Excessive alcohol consumption can lead to serious health problems
  • Dress code is casual and comfortable
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When

From Monday to Thursday at 9.00am

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Provider
Cognac Tasting Tour
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 10 days before the activity begins.

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