Enjoy an afternoon of French wine tasting in either the Medoc or St-Emilion wine region on this private tour from Bordeaux. Visit three wonderful French chateaux and enjoy tasting different wines accompanied by a typical French platter of local bread, cheese and cured meat. End your afternoon with a wine workshop where you’ll discover how to blend your own wine, cook a traditional Bordeaux dessert, or learn some expert wine-tasting tips.
Collection at train station or airport. Transport to your Hotel In Bordeaux. Day at leasure to enjoy old district of Bordeaux
Pick up at your hotel at 09:00 am. Leave Bordeaux and relax on the scenic drive to either the Medoc
About your Medoc wine tour:
Drive along Medoc’s scenic Castle Road while admiring the views of famous chteaux such as Margaux, Latour or Mouton-Rothschild. Along the way, make several stops for excellent photo opportunities and listen as your knowledgeable guide gives an introduction to the Bordeaux wine region before arriving at the first chteau.This classified growth chteau – known for its high quality wine — is one of the most prestigious chteaux in the region. Some of the chteaux you may visit are Lamarque, Du Tertre or Le Crock. In the vineyard, taste one of the chteau’s wines before visiting the cellars to learn about the wine-making process. Then, taste more wine and enjoy some French appetizers including local cheese, fresh bread and saucisson (dried sausage). Continue to the second chateau, a charming family-run estate. Tour the chteau and its cellars before taking part in a wine workshop, where you’ll expand your knowledge of and appreciation for French wine or cooking. These workshops vary on the day of your tour; please consult the Itinerary section for more details.
Sit back and relax on the drive from Bordeaux to the vineyards of St-Emilion. The first stop is a classified growth chteau, a chteau that produces high quality wine. Some of the chteaux you may visit are Soutard, Clos Fourtet or Ferrand. Enjoy a welcome glass of wine accompanied by a platter of local bread, cheese and saucisson (dried sausage). Listen as your guide explains the wine-making process and discover a little-known fact that all Bordeaux wines are blends.
Next, discover the charming village of St-Emilion, featuring nearly 800 chteaux, on a guided tour. This UNESCO World Heritage Site dates back to medieval times. Then, visit a second chteau, a family-run estate that has been running for several generations. Wander through the vineyards while your guide explains the main varieties of wine in the region. Finish your tour with a wine workshop to learn more about French wine or cooking. These workshops vary on the day of your tour; please consult the Itinerary section for more details.