Most of Bordeaux’s wineries and châteaux are open on Sundays and this leisurely tasting tour is the perfect way to end the week. Visit two châteaux wineries in the Haut Medoc and Margaux appellations, sample a variety of Bordeaux wines, enjoy a traditional French aperitif, and tuck into a delicious picnic lunch in the château gardens.
Expert-led wine tastings at two Bordeaux château
Delicious French-style picnic lunch in the château gardens
Comfortable transport from Bordeaux by air-conditioned minivan
10:30 Meet your group and depart for the Medoc wine region. On the way to your first visit your guide will introduce you to the Bordeaux wines, the famous 1855 classification, the" terroir", the grape varieties and how each of these elements can influence the flavour of wine.
11:30 Your first visit is a surprising introduction to wine-making in an unexpected ultra-modern setting at a Cru Bourgeois property in the Haut Medoc appellation.
12:30 Following the visit relax during your delicious picnic in the shade of the great oak tree in the grounds of the property.
2:00 After lunch, visit a Classified Growth Chateau in Margaux followed by a tasting of two red wines and a Bordeaux white wine of the property.
3:15 French aperitif hour - drink and a light snack of red wine, french bread, saucissons (some things don't translate - lunch meats), rillettes and cheeses, on the rooftop overlooking the vines to end the day. There is no better way to end a relaxing day !
4:15 Departure for Bordeaux.
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
Not wheelchair accessible
Minimum age is 18 years
Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required, otherwise we can not guarantee a vegetarian menu.
Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers