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2 Days of Private Wine Tasting Tours

Visits and tasting in left and right banks of Bordeaux

This 2 days of excursion in the Bordeaux vineyards is a fun and very good way to discover Medoc and St Emilion wines and "Chateaux Grands Crus Classes" as well smaller family owned vineyards. To give you the best experience, this tour is private, visits and tasting only by special arrangement, designed specifically for you and not scheduled for group. Our tour-guides are all Bordeaux insiders, wine lovers, they will teach you about Bordeaux wines and you will also learn about culture and history. You will also learn about the Bordeaux blend during a workshop at the wine school and enjoy French local gastronomy in our selection of gourmet restaurants.

2 days Bordeaux wine tatsing tour
2 days of visit and wine tasting in Bordeaux





Itinerary

(Vineyard map)

Day 1: Arrival day in Bordeaux.


Check in & overnight at your hotel in Bordeaux.



Day 2: Medoc, Margaux & Pauillac (Left bank / Cabernet)


The most famous and beautiful estates (Margaux, Palmer, Lafite, Latour, Mouton...). are located in the Medoc region. A driven sightseeing tour will show you some of them & you could also experience wine tastings to different Chateaux Grand Cru Classe 1855.

Pick-up from your hotel (private vehicle & personal tour-guide)
Visit a Pauillac Grand Cru Classe + Bordeaux wine school session
Enjoy a gourmet lunch in a local restaurant (included)
Sight-seeing on the Chateau wine road (Lafite, Latour, Margaux ...)
Visit & wine tasting in a St Julien Grand Cru Classe 1855
Stop for wine tasting in a Margaux Grand Cru Classe 1855
Return to Bordeaux & overnight at your hotel.

Day 3: St Emilion & Pomerol (Right bank / Merlot)


Spend a day A day between wine and history. Saint Emilion is one of the oldest wine area of the Bordeaux. The medieval village, the vineyard and the landscape are listed by the UNESCO as World Heritage site.

Pick-up from your hotel
Guided tour & wine tasting in a St Emilion Grand Cru Classe
Sightseeing around the picturesque St Emilion limestone hills vineyard
Lunch at a local restaurant (included)
Free time for personal discovery of the medieval town
Guided tour and wine tasting in a family owned vineyard
5:00/6 pm Return to Bordeaux (train station, airport)


815

- 2 nights
- 2 days of tour
- 2 lunches
- Wine school
- private tour
- personal guide
- visits & tasting
- all year round


Itinerary.pdf


Bordeaux wine school session

(included) wine blending class

A fun and educational way to learn more about Bordeaux wines. During this blending workshop, you will be guided by a sommelier to be able to pick the characteristic of each Bordeaux grape variety (Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc). Make your own wine and compare your result with the Chateaux' one.


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Option 1 Grand Tasting in St Emilion (€ 15 pp)


Start with a private visit of one of the First Growth of St Emlion and then go in a local wine shop in Saint Emilion for wine tasting. Leaded by a Bordeaux wines consultant, this "Grand Tasting" will give you the occasion to learn more and travel over the Bordeaux vineyards, taste and discover a selection of unknown good-value "Petits Chateaux" as well as famous Grands Crus Classes . Easy shipping all over the world.

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Option 2 Mouton Rothschild (€ 65 pp)

Chateau Mouton Rothschild, visit and tasting

This tour is an unique opportunity to visit one of the top five First Growth. It includes the technical facilities, the famous label's museum (Chagall, Miro, Picasso, Warhol ...) and of course a wine tasting (closed on week-end).

Example of Chateaux (winery) usually visited


All our tours are differents and an unique experience to taste fine & rare wines.
Lynch Bages, Pichon Baron, Beychevelle, Giscours, Palmer, Lagrange, Gruaud larose, Canon la Gaffelière, Beausejour, Figeac and many others ...

For each of our tours and packages there is a detailed section showing what is included or not included. With

33Tour Bordeaux & Chateaux
there is no surprise you always know what your are paying for.

Price list per person for the whole tour and based on double occupancy
Hotel category 3*** 4**** Deluxe
Price per person € 815 € 875 € 1 145

Hotel Category 3*** -> € 815 per person
Hotel Category 4**** -> € 875 per person
Hotel Category Deluxe -> € 1 075 per person

Inclusions
2 days exclusive private minivan A/C transportation - personal guide - 2 nights accommodation in Bordeaux - 2 breakfasts - 2 Lunches - 5 different vineyards - Bordeaux wine school session - visits & tasting fees - Wifi access- insurance - taxes.

Extra charge
Drinks, option & any personal expenses or service not mentioned in the above itinerary.

Accommodation
Can be in a hotel, attractive private guest house or boutique hotel (depending on availability). Located in Bordeaux close from all the main centers of interest, we have selected it on quality, services & strict standards of comfort.
See example of hotel in Bordeaux.

Language available : English spoken tour (with french accent)

Note:
Visits are not private & only by appointment. Chateaux & schedules depend on availabilities but most of them are members of "Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux" which is a mark of quality. We can only confirm visited properties after your payment and a definitive itinerary will be sent to you before your arrival. Usually a tour with wine tasting takes around 1h/1h30 and they propose 2 different wines from the estate. Chateaux visited & wineries are closed from 12am until 2pm.

The left bank (Medoc)

The Medoc is well known as a wine growing region located on the left bank of the Gironde estuary. Its name means in old French "The land of the middle" as it is located between the ocean on one side and the Gironde river on the other side.

The region started to become famous back to the end of XVII Century as the wines from this region was shipped all over the world.

French families, rich people from Bordeaux as the wine merchants, wine brokers, bankers, aristocrates started to buy hectares of land and built beautiful chateaux.

During this day trip you will see the most popular one as Lafite, Latour, Margaux ... visit and taste in some of the famous Chateaux Grands Crus Classes.



The right bank (Saint-Emilion)

The vineyard and the landscape are listed by the UNESCO as World Heritage. Just a handful of wonderful highlights are honoured by such a distinction.

The second day of this tour will brink you back to the old time as the history of Saint Eilion started on the VIII century. Located on the right bank of Bordeaux, this wine region is one of the most spectacular and beautiful vineyard in the world. Less famous than the Medoc, the right bank as much more to offer in terms of sightseeing and lasnscape.

The wines from the right bank are also very well known to produce soft and fruity merlot wines. You will experience some of them during the tasting.



For a complete wine tour experience, you might be also interested in our 4 days wine tour in Bordeaux or if you want to mixed red and sweet wines check our 2 days tour in Medoc and Sauternes..
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