Château Margaux Tours

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Château Margaux
Found in the sandy flatlands of the Médoc region in southwest France, Château Margaux is today known for producing some of the finest – and most expensive – Premier Grand Cru Classé Bordeaux wines in the world. Unusually for Bordeaux, the Margaux estate produces whites as well as rich, spicy world-renowned reds, and sells around 30,000 cases per year. All Margaux wines are produced organically and the average age of the vines is 36 years old, forming from a mixture of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc grapes. 

Although wines have been produced on the estate since the 1580s, it was confiscated from its aristocratic owners in the French Revolution of 1789–99 and its fortunes were only revived with the advent of the Marquis de la Colonilla in 1810. He built the elegant Palladian mansion, to a design by Louis Combes, which still stands at the heart of the estate; since 1977 it has been the home of the Mentzelopoulos family, who are credited with restoring the reputation of Margaux wines and consistently improving their quality. In 2010 an upgrade of the cellars was undertaken by British mega-architect Lord Norman Foster; a new cooperage, visitor center and tasting rooms were added at the same time. 

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33460 Margaux. Visit by appointment only Mon–Fri. Closed in 
August and during the grape harvest. Château Margaux is 50 minutes north of Bordeaux by car along the D209. 
Address: Margaux, Bordeaux, Aquitaine 33460, France
Hours: Visit by appointment only Mon–Fri
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Small-Group Medoc or St-Emilion Wine Tasting and Chateaux Tour from Bordeaux

Spend an afternoon wine tasting in the French countryside in one of two famous wine regions – St-Emilion or Medoc – during a tour from Bordeaux. On this 5.5-hour tour, stop at two charming châteaux to sample the local wines. Nibble on French cheese and cured meats with fresh bread as you sip. Cap off the small-group tour with a mini-class, during which you'll learn some wine-tasting tips from an expert.
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
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Médoc Half-Day Wine Tour from Bordeaux

Enjoy the idyllic scenery and world-class wines on a half-day wine tour of the Médoc region from Bordeaux. Visit two classified growth chateaux wine estates for guided wine tastings. Admire the spectacular scenery surrounding them and along the drives. Pass other famous chateaux, such as Palmer and Chateaux Margaux.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Bordeaux Super Saver: Small-Group Trip to Arcachon with Oyster Tasting and Lunch plus Médoc Wine Tour

Combine two of the most popular Bordeaux excursions into one full-day including magnificent châteaux, picturesque vineyards, wine tasting and fresh oysters in the Bay of Arcachon and Médoc wine region. With this Bordeaux Super Saver, you'll experience the best of the region in one day at a discount. Group size is limited to eight people, ensuring more personalized attention from your guide.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Duration: 10 hours
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A day in Margaux.

Margaux and its Chateaux is the ideal setting for a good introduction to wine-making and wine-tasting, while enjoying great Medoc landscapes. A full day to better understand Medoc diversity through the tasting of 8 different wines, all typical of this legendary wine-area.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Full-Day Pauillac Médoc Self-Guided Wine Tour in a Buggy

The Medoc wine region produces some of Bordeaux’s finest wines and this self-guided full-day tour lets you explore at your own pace. Hop aboard a fun convertible buggy; follow the car’s GPS-programmed route around the vineyards of Margaux, Pauillac, and Saint-Julien; and visit two historic châteaux where you can enjoy a guided winery tour and wine tasting.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Duration: 9 hours
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Private Tour: Médoc Route des Châteaux Wine Tasting from Bordeaux

Delve into France’s fertile winemaking country on this 9-hour private Médoc Route des Châteaux wine-tasting experience from Bordeaux. Travel along the Médoc’s wine route as your private guide sheds light on the region’s rich winemaking heritage. Enjoy fine views over the sun-soaked landscapes and discover famous local appellations including Pauillac and Margaux. Visit three wineries to taste their fine wines, and enjoy a traditional apéritif in the vineyards. Sample different grape varietals during a blending session and mix them to your tastes to make your own wine.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Duration: 9 hours
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One Day Private Wine Tour from Bordeaux

Discover the Médoc red wine region on a private tour from Bordeaux. With a guide who is dedicated to your own group, you’ll call in at three esteemed wine chateaux for tastings and cellar visits. Plus, stop for plenty of photo stops at other renowned wine estates around the region.
  • Duration: 5 to 9 hours
  • Duration: 5 to 9 hours
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Bordeaux Super Saver: Gourmet Food Walking Tour with Lunch plus Médoc Wine Tasting

Combine two popular tours with this full-day Bordeaux Super Saver to indulge in the best food and wine the region has to offer. Start with a morning food tour in historic Bordeaux, followed by an afternoon spent wine tasting in the Médoc region. Sample local cheese, gourmet chocolate and freshly-baked baguettes. Enjoy a buffet-style lunch at midday before heading into the nearby Médoc region for vineyard tours and wine tasting at two châteaux. Group size is limited to eight people to ensure more personalized attention from your guide.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Duration: 9 hours
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2 Day Bordeaux Wine Tour

Enjoy the taste of some of the most prestigious wine Chateaux in Bordeaux with an expert tour guide. About the region:Apart from its incredible beauty, the Aquitaine region has been immortalized as the heart of some of the best wine-making in France. The weather, the soil, the grapes, the harvesting method, and the expertise of Bordeaux winemakers have produced unique wines with an exceptional international recognition all over the world, from the United States to Chile, from South Africa to Israel, and as far as Australia and New Zealand.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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From Toulouse to Bordeaux & Margaux private tour

Explore the historic UNESCO World Heritage city of Bordeaux, home to one of Europe’s largest collection of 18th-century architecture. Take a walking tour of historic Bordeaux with your guide who will tailor the excursion to your tastes and introduce you to the city’s beautiful buildings.You can take the tour at your own pace and rhythm. Your guide will tell stories about the famous Alienor Queen of England in the middle ages. Naturally, as the center of one of the world’s best-known wine producing regions, you will to the village of Margaux known for its famous vineyards. Finally, reach the docks which offer a splendid view of the city and the Port of the Moon with its oldest bridge, the Pont de Pierre.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Duration: 12 hours
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