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Delve into the rich winemaking region of Bordeaux on an enriching full-day tour of St-Emillion and a variety of lesser known regions. With a connoisseur guide, explore the verdant vineyards of three of the following regions; Fronsac, Sauternais, Lalande de Pomerol or Bordeaux and Bordeaux Supérieur, while gaining fascinating insight into traditional production processes. Descend to ancient wine cellars; sample smooth glasses of refined wines; enjoy lunch at a picturesque estate; and discover the UNESCO World Heritage-listed beauty of Top Growth chateau.

Highlights

  • Wine tour of Bordeaux’s lesser-known wine regions
  • Wine taste and tour the cellar of a winery in Sauternais, Bordeaux and Bordeaux Supérieur, or Entre-deux-Mers
  • Visit a Top Growth chateau in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed St-Emilion appellation to sample wine and admire the views
  • Learn about winemaking in Bordeaux and the art of food pairing from your knowledgeable guide

What You Can Expect

Bordeaux Wine Tour: Three Wine Regions, Chateaux Wine Tastings and Lunch

Tour three wineries on your day trip from Bordeaux

After pickup at a central Bordeaux location, climb aboard a comfortable, air-conditioned coach and relax during the scenic journey to a mixture of prestigious and lesser-known wine regions, all of which have won awards at the Best of Wine Tourism Awards. Listen as your knowledgeable guide offers insight into the historical and geological heritage of the region and trace areas on a detailed map of Bordeaux. 

Stop first at an esteemed winery in Sauternes or Bordeaux and Bordeaux Supérieur. Tour the winery in each region and learn about the complex differences in the flavor and body of wines produced in different vineyards. Regardless of which winery you visit, take a guided tour of the ancient cellars and vat rooms and sample signature wines while educating your palate in the subtle nuances of each refined wine variety.

After a satisfying tasting session, revitalize with a flavorsome and fulfilling lunch at a wine estate in Bordeaux, Lalande de Pomerol or Fronsac. Fronsac is a picturesque village home to a fine wine of the same name. Admire the beautiful surroundings as you eat delicious French fare, and then head to your final stop, Top Growth chateau in the St-Emilion appellation. 

Sample wines produced on the property and appreciate sweeping vistas of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed landscape before returning to your vehicle and relaxing during the drive back to central Bordeaux.

Customer Reviews

Kate E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

The tour was amazing. It ended up being just under 9 hours. Lunch was fantastic. We had free time to see Saint Emilion centre.
Guide was brilliant, spoke all languages to accommodate our needs.
A very fun trip, worth going. So detailed.

David M

4 star rating: Recommended June 2015

Good tour. Excellent lunch in beautiful surroundings. The quality of the tour, wineries and guides was of a very high standard. Well worth it.

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