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Small-Group Medoc or St-Emilion Wine Tasting and Chateaux Tour from Bordeaux

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Bordeaux, France
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icon5 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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Overview

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 half-day 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.
  • Small-group tour from Bordeaux to the St-Emilion or Medoc wine region
  • Visit two châteaux and take a guided tour of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed St-Emilion (if option selected)
  • Taste four different wines and learn expert wine-tasting tips
  • Enjoy a French appetizer platter of local specialties including bread, cheese and cured meat
  • Participate in a wine workshop and discover wine aromas!
  • Small-group tour limited to eight people ensures a more personalized experience

What's Included

Transport by air-conditioned minivan
French appetizer platter
Wine tasting (2 wines per chateau)
Wine workshop
Local guide
Visit at two chateaux
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Departure & Return

Departure Point

2792 Place des Quinconces, 33000 Bordeaux, France

Departure Time

1:45 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
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What To Expect

Spend a relaxed half-day on an afternoon tour from Bordeaux to sample the famous wines of either the St-Emilion or Medoc wine regions. Visit two historic châteaux to taste wines along the way.

Medoc wine tour:

Enjoy the scenic drive along the Castle Road of the Medoc region, passing well-known châteaux like Mouton-Rothschild, Latour or Margaux. Pause at a few photo-worthy places – in between learning about the history of the Bordeaux wine region from your expert guide – on your way to the first stop.

Arrive at the first château for a vineyard visit and wine tasting. You may stop at any one of several classified growth châteaux, including Paloumey, Siran, Cantenac-Brown or Lagrange. Tour the wine cellars, hear about the wine-making process and sample more wine, along with an array of French cheeses, bread and sausage.

At the second stop, visit the wine cellars and tour the château of this family-run estate, after which you'll get some additional wine-tasting expertise with a wine workshop.

St-Emilion wine tour:

Admire the beauty along the drive from Bordeaux into the St-Emilion countryside on the way to one of the following classified growth châteaux: Ferrand, Grand Mayne, Soutard or Pressac.

Sip a glass of the château's wine as you nibble on an assortment of local cheeses, fresh bread and sausage and learn about the wine-making process from your guide.

From there, head for a tour of the village of St-Emilion itself, a UNESCO-listed town that is partly carved from the surrounding rock. There are almost 800 châteaux in and around St-Emilion, one of which is your next stop.

Arrive at a family-run estate and take a guided stroll through the vineyards before adding to your growing knowledge of French wines with a wine workshop.
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Itinerary
Pass By:  
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Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Must be 18 years of age to drink alcohol
  • Minimum age is 10 years
  • The tour may be cancelled if there is only 1 participant. We legally require a minimimum of two people to operate the tour. If so, we will contact the client and he will get a full refund.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Great Saint-Emilion tour
Frank_P
, Feb 2020
Morgan was very knowledgeable and experienced tour guide. Our day was filled with lots of good experiences and lots of fun. I would highly recommend this tour.
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Learned so much on our trip to Medoc
Adinkel
, Jan 2020
We loved our trip to the Medoc region. We had a wonderful local tour guide, Quentin, who provided a wealth of knowledge about wine and Bordeaux. The two chateaus we stopped at were very informative as well. We enjoyed seeing the contrast between a smaller family run winery and much larger corporate operation.
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Perfect Day
Meander19172599802
, Oct 2019
We had such an amazing time on this tour. There were 8 of us, and we really enjoyed our time learning and tasting the different wines on offer! I would highly recommend this for anyone wanting to experience the chateaus in St Emilion!
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Estelle the guide was fabulois
Wanderer48416337004
, Oct 2019
The tour was great but we thought we may try more wine. The guide was fabulous. Lovely way to spend the sunny afternoon in Bordeaux. Feels like something you have to do when here!
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Loved this trip!
mhoughton66
, Sep 2019
This trip was fantastic, I did the 5 hour St-Emilion tour. Quentin was our guide and he was wonderful, highly recommend!
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Wine tour
brandypiser
, Sep 2019
Tour guide very knowledgeable, 5 hours perfect time for the tour. I think any longer would be too long. September weather was very nice. We were allowed to try different grapes from one of the wineries. October is their harvest so that might be an interesting time to do the tour per our guide. Tried total of 5 wines, one white and 4 red. Show you the old way of harvesting wines with use of barrels and newer way with metal machinery then barrels after. I could definitely appreciate the taste of the original process versus the new way.
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Intimate, informative and well-rounded tour.
Paradise54808514118
, Aug 2019
We had just one day in Bordeaux and were very happy with this tour. We had only 6 people total which made for a very intimate tasting. We loved the variety of wineries and quick visit to St. Emilion. Quentin was the best!
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Ilya was great!!
faridahmedlaw
, Aug 2019
Please note that Ilya was our tour leader. We found him to be a kind, knowledgeable, and astute wine expert. We are a couple from New York City, and have gone to many wine tours, but found this tour as the most enjoyable. Thank you Ilya.
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Excellent half day
Dawn G
, Jul 2019
Great trip with very knowledgable guide (Philip). Lots of information about wine in general. Lovely chateau and great walk around St Emilion
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Great small group wine tour overall
Erik F
, Jul 2019
Great wine tour. We went to two wineries, Château Soutard (more touristy, least favorite) and Château Côte de Baleau (our favorite). We also visited a World Heritage site Saint-Émilion. We learned about the French wine culture and asked tons of questions. Would definitely recommend.

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