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The Definitive Bordeaux Wine Tour

A Grand Cru wine tour in Bordeaux.

Bordeaux Wine Tour

This is the best of Bordeaux Grand Cru wine tours!  Exceptional Bordeaux winery visits and tastings underline this superlative week during this Bordeaux wine tour.  Experience the top growths personally -  for this itinerary we visit only Bordeaux Grand Cru (classified growth) wineries.*   You will also have your own private wine guide with you throughout your entire Bordeaux wine tour to talk you through the complexities of the region.  When we’re done you’ll be the expert!

*Don’t forget these are only suggestions. You are the boss!

Arrival Day

Transfer to your hotel.

Drop your bags and meet your guide.

An introduction to Bordeaux wine tasting in one of the hotel’s private lounges with your guide, with whom you will learn the Bordeaux basics before going out in the vineyards.  No need to go it cold!  With this knowledge, you won’t ever feel like a wine idiot again.

Day 2 Pessac-Leognan, Graves and Sauternes

A morning of cellar visits and tastings in a Grand Cru of Pessac-Leognan.

Lunch in a charming local restaurant.

Two visits and tastings in Grand Cru of Sauternes.

Day 3  The Great Wines of Saint Emilion

Cellar visit and tasting at a top growth a Grand Cru in St Emilion before lunch.

Free time to discover this amazing UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Two visits in Pomerol and St Emilion.

Day 4  More left bank, Pessac-Leognan and the Medoc

Visit and tasting at the infamous Premier Grand Cru Chateau Haut Brion, then on to the Medoc.

Lunch en route.

Visit and tastings in a Grand Cru in the Margaux and St Julien-Beychevelle appellations.

Day 5 Deeper into the left bank, Pauillac and beyond

Cellar visit and tasting in a Grand Cru in the Pauillac appellation.

Light lunch.

Two more cellar visits and tastings in a Grand Cru of Pauillac  and St Estephe.

Gourmet option:  If you are an epicurean, add two Michelin-starred meals and the ultimate Bordeaux  experience  will be yours! Don’t miss the opportunity to sample the sumptuous cuisine prepared by the new chef Jean-Luc Rocha (MOF) at Chateau Cordeillan Bages in Pauillac or the exquisite cuisine of Philippe Etchebest at the Hostellerie de Plaisance in St Emilion. For your Bordeaux options we can try the Pressoir d’Argent in the beautiful Regent Grand Hotel, or Le Gabriel overlooking the waterfront. The choice is yours!

*All visits are subject to availability at the time of booking.

This tour includes: 4 nights accommodation, 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches,  All cellar visits and tastings

This tour does not include:  Tourist tax, transportation (speak with us for various options), beverages with meals. (you are free to choose the vintages!) Any other extras.

Prices vary according to the options you chose.

 

Contact us for this tour.

 




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