Gourmet and vineyards tour for small groups
Excursions & day trips

Gourmet and vineyards tour for small groups

Free cancellation
Language: English , French
Availability: On selected dates
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 10 hours 15 minutes
Do this because
  • Enjoy a full day discovering the french « art de vivre »
  • Meet 3 local producers (a bakery, a chocolate shop, and a cheese shop)
  • Visit at two wonderful chateaux and sample fine wines
  • Learn the tips and tricks to taste wines like a pro
What to expect

The tour will start at 9.00am in a bakery in the centre of Bordeaux where you will be able to smell the flavours of freshly baked bread and share this moment with the baker.

The tour will continue at the most famous chocolate maker in Bordeaux, who has kept the secret of his recipes for several generations. The current owner of this mythical place will make you taste different chocolates such as ginger, green tea, or olive.

Before lunch, you will stop at a cheese dairy in Bordeaux and learn more about the know-how and characteristics of famous French cheeses such as Comté, Roquefort, Brie, etc. Your gourmet visit will end with a picnic lunch at the Bordovino's Apartment, in a beautiful 18th-century building.

At around 1.45pm, you will leave Bordeaux in a minivan and follow the "Route des châteaux" of the Médoc. Your guide will provide you with all the information you need about the wine regions of Bordeaux and the Médoc. You will stop in a charming and authentic family property*. You will visit the vineyards, take a tour of the traditional winery, and discover the cellar. You will also take part in a tasting class and will educate your nose to identify the aromas of the wines. At the end of the visit, you will have a tasting of the château's wines.

Around 4.30 pm, you will visit a Grand Cru Classé ** and more specifically the vineyards, the vat room, and the cellars. You will also be given some explanations about the winemaking process, from the vine to the bottle. Finally, you will enjoy the visit with a tasting of the estate's wines while enjoying an aperitif with French delicacies (cheese, fresh bread...).

* You will visit one of the following chateaux: Château Lamarque, Château Chasse-Spleen, Château Siran...** You will visit one of the following chateaux: Château Gruaud-Larose, Château Lagrange...

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What's included
  • Professional and friendly guide
  • Transportation in minivan
  • Walking tour of Bordeaux city
  • Visits and tastings at 3 local producers (a bakery, a chocolate shop, and a cheese shop)
  • Lunch at the Bordovino's Apartment
  • Visits and tastings at two chateaux
  • Tasting class
  • 5 wine tastings
  • French aperitif
What's not included
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Reduced price
  • Children (age 10-17)
Where

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

Meeting point:

Meet your guide in front of Bordeaux Tourist Office.

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour departure.

What to remember
  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 participants is required for a tour
  • This activity has a maximum of 6 people
  • The tasting class is not allowed to people who are less than 18 years old
  • Children from 10 years old only can join
  • The duration of the tour includes transportation
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When
  • From April to October
  • From Tuesday to Friday at 9.00am
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Provider
BORDOVINO WINE TOURS
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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