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Day Tours  Saint Emilion
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Saint-Emilion Private Tour (Merlot wines).

One day of visits and wine tasting in Saint Emilion & Pomerol (right bank of Bordeaux)

During this day of wine tour around the Saint Emilion vineyards, you could visit and taste wines in different Chateaux. Visit famous Grand Cru Classe as well as smaller family owned "Petit Chateau". St-Emilion as also a lot of cultural interest as it is a gorgeous medieval village and all the landscape around is classified by the Unesco as a world heritage area. Explore the region in a private minivan with your personal guide and learn more about history and Bordeaux wines. You will also enjoy nice lunch in one of the gourmet restaurants with refined local cuisine.

St Emilion wine tour
Saint Emilion wine tours


(Vineyard map)

9:00 /9:30am Pick-up from your hotel (private vehicle & personal guide)

Guided tour & wine tasting in a St Emilion Grand Cru Classe

Driven sightseeing around St.Emilion and Pomerol vineyards

Lunch in a winemaker's bistrot located into the village

Visit & wine tasting in a Chateau Grand Cru Classe of St Emilion

Visit & wine tasting in a family own St Emilion or Pomerol "Petit Chateau"

6:00/6:30pm Return to Bordeaux & drop-off (hotel, railway, airport)

Example of Chateaux (winery) usually visited

Figeac, Canon la Gaffeliere, Beausejour, Tour St Christophe, Clinet, Tailhas, Petit Village, Gazin, De Ferrand and many others ...

During this day, you will learn also about the Classification of the wines of St Emilion and taste the characteristics between a wine from St Emilion & Pomerol appellation.


- private tour
- personal guide
- visits & tasting
- for 2 persons
- all year round


Option 1 Grand Tasting (€ 15 pp)

Wine tasting in a wine shop

On request we can organize private tasting in a local wine shop in Saint Emilion. Leaded by a Bordeaux wines specialist, this "Grand Tasting" will give you the opportunity to learn more and travel over 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.

Option 2 Bordeaux wine school session (€ 80 pp)

wine school

A fun 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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Price :
for 2 persons € 439
More than 2 persons? price dependant on your group size, ask us for a quote.

Inclusions :
Visits & tasting fees, exclusive private recent minivan A/C - personal guide - pick-up & drop off from your hotel in Bordeaux - fuel - insurance - taxes.

Extra charge :
Drinks, lunch, option & any personal expenses. Pick up or drop off outside of Bordeaux.

Language available : English spoken tour (with french accent)

Duration : 7h

Objective of this tour : You will learn about the wine making process from the grape to the glass and taste the characteristic of the St Emilion & Pomerol wines. What are the main differences between the Bordeaux appellations, what is the terroir, blend, classification, AOC ? You will know the answers to all these questions.

Note : Visits are not private and only by special arrangement. Chateaux visited & schedule 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 & wineries are closed from 12am until 2pm.

St Emilion Unesco

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.
Visit, stay and taste this unique spot, which is as much a village as an extraordinary nectar.

The wine is a great tradition. The vineyard was already well known during the Gallo-Roman period and planted around the second century.

This appellation produces a tremendously wide range of wines, for the greater delight of wine lovers everywhere in the world and owes its amazing variety to the rich diversity of their terroirs.

Young wines have aromas of blackcurrant, raspberry, and blackberry, as well as vanilla and fresh toast. Older wines have a bouquet of leather or venison and generally have a better structure and more strength…  

Meet the wine-makers, talk to them and share in theirs methods, their passion and history: it's going to be an outstanding and unforgettable event for you.

Saint Emilion and Pomerol most famous Chateaux are Petrus, Cheval Blanc, Ausone, Figeac, Pavie, Angelus ...

Day tour iuncluding private minivan transportation, visits and tasting fees

For wine lovers who prefer big red wine, tanic and full-boded, we recommend our Medoc wine tour that produces more cabernet sauvignon. If you do not have a lot time to spend in the region, we also organize a day tour to both regions.

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