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Ocean Shore Excursions
Looking for the best Bordeaux shore excursion?  No matter the size of your group we are on hand to create your ultimate Bordeaux Wine Tour and experiences while you are in port.  A few previous clients include: The Viking Star, Crystal Cruises, Papapietro Winery, Frosch Travel Agents, The World Presidents Organisation...

 

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From the port of Bordeaux, Decanter Tours can organize all of your maritime shore excursions.

No matter the size of your group we are on hand to create your ultimate Bordeaux Wine Tour and experiences while you are in port.

A few previous clients include: The Viking Star, Crystal Cruises, Papapietro Winery, Frosch Travel Agents, The World Presidents Organisation...

Shore excursion suggestions:

The 1855 Classified Growths of the Medoc

St Emilion UNESCO World Heritage Village

Arcachon Bay with white wine and oysters in Cap Ferret

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Best Bordeaux Shore excursions1 or 2 days
One Day Bordeaux Wine Tour - St Emilion & Fronsac Winemaker lunch 7+ people
Fronsac & St Emilion, lunch with a winemaker. 7 - 15 people
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Visit the lovely town of St Emilion on this full one day Bordeaux wine tour. Visit 3 wineries and meet the  wine maker over lunch on the terrace or in the cellars in Fronsac. You will enjoy a mix of history and innovation as well as first hand knowledge from the winemaker.    Rolling hills, luscious wines and a delicious lunch make for a perfect  Bordeaux wine tour.   This is a group tour for 7 - 15 people.

For your health and safety all of our tours are private Bordeaux wine tours.   We do not blend your family or friends with others.


Some chateaux we visit include:
Chateau la Dauphine, Chateau de la Riviere, Chateau George 7, Chateau Gaby

Included
All winery visits and tastings, lunch, wines with meals, transportation.
Bordeaux8 hrs
One Day Wine Tour Bordeaux Medoc Barrel Tour - 7 to 15 people
One day with Decanter Tours in the Medoc and you will have all the knowledge necessary to understand these complex sophisticated wines. Learn about the influence of the barrel on the wine.
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Discover different appellations of the Medoc on this wine tour and the different classifications. From Cru Bourgeois to Classified Growths this tour has it all. A delightful lunch in a charming chateau is included (with wine of course).

This is the region where all the most famous names are found: Chateau Lafitte Rothschild, Mouton Rothchild, Latour, Palmer, Marguax, the list is endless. You will become familiar with these properties on your private Medoc wine tour.

For your health and safety all of our Medoc wine tours are now private Medoc wine tours.  We will not mix your family or friends with others.

 

Some of the chateaux we visit:

Chateau Paloumey, Chateau Kirwan, Chateau Paloumey, Chateau Marquis de Terme, Chateau Giscours, Chateau Beychevelle, Chateau Camensac, Chateau Lannesan, Chateau Lamothe Bergeron.

Included:

All winery visits and tastings, cooperage visit, lunch, transportation.

Bordeaux7 hrs
Best Bordeaux wine tour for your Private Group
The Best Bordeaux wine tour for your group of more than 9 people.  Visit the most famous names in Bordeaux on this private wine tour.  Lunch is included. Feel free to contact us with your suggested chateau visits.
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Your group your way.  This private Medoc Wine tour is perfect for your group.  Visit the most famous names in the world on this full day wine tour in the Medoc wine region. When a tour is private, it should be exactly how you want it to be.  That's our forté.  We are here to make suggestions and to guide you to the best chateau where you will taste the best Bordeaux wines.

Decanter Tours has been operating since 2009. We have helped over 3000 wine enthusiasts discover the Bordeaux vineyards.  With over 50000 visits and over 2 million glasses of wine tasted, we know our stuff.  Run by an American in France, we know exactly what you want.  All our tours are accompanied by wine experts so you will learn about Bordeaux wines in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.

 

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

  • Full day tour 9:30am - 5pm
  • Private tour (9 - 25 people max)
  • Private transportation in a luxury Mercedes mid-sized van
  • Accompanied by a fluent & comprehensible English-speaking wine expert
  • Commented visit & tasting at three Chateaux (all visit fees included!)
  • *Some chateau require a supplement (Margaux, Cos d'Estournel, Marquis d'Alesme)

 

Included in the Private Medoc Wine Tour:

All winery visits and tastings, lunch, transportation in a luxury Mercedes mid-size van with wifi.

 

Not Included:

Gratuities, accommodation, wines with meals, anything generally not stated in the itinerary.

Practical information

 

Wear sensible shoes and layers. Cellars can be cool and we may walk through the vines.

Each visit last between 1 to 1-1/2 hrs. and is conducted by an English speaking guide in the chateaux. The visits cover the vines, grape varieties, wine making  and end with a tasting of several wines.

NB:  Tasting sizes are small in France, generally 2-3 oz.

All visits are depending on availability at the time of booking.

** A supplement will be charged for pick-up outside Bordeaux depending upon location.

Bordeaux8 1/2 hrs
Bordeaux Ocean Cruise Shore Itinerary
Whatever your time limit and no matter how large or small your group size, we can handle all your shore excursions in Bordeaux.
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Whatever your time limit and no matter how large or small your group size, we can handle all your shore excursions in Bordeaux.

Day 1:    Medoc and Graves

Group drives to Bordeaux. Early afternoon arrival.

Meet the guide and bus at your hotel.

En route to the first chateau your guide will give a brief explanation of Bordeaux, its appellations and the wines.

Cellar visit and tasting at Chateau Mouton Rothschild, First Classified Growth of Pauillac. Visit duration 2 hrs

Rerturn to your hotel. Time to relax and change before dinner.

Dinner at Chateau Pichon Baron, Classified Growth of the Pessac Leognan.

Overnight in your hotel.

Day 2 :   Discovering The Great Medoc Wines

Your driver and guide will meet you at your hotel.  Departure for the Medoc.

Cellar visit and tasting Chateau Margaux, First Classified Growth of Margaux.

A visit and tasting followed by lunch at Chateau Haut Brion.

Cellar visit and tasting at Chateau Palmer, Classified growth of Margaux.

Visit and tasting before a private dinner at Chateau Beychevelle or Cos D’Estournel

 

Day 3:   Pessac Leognan, in the Graves and Sauternes Regions

Cellar visit and tasting at Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte.

A casual lunch and Sauternes wine pairing lunch at Chateau Rayne Vigneau.

Return to Bordeaux and board your ship.

Best Bordeaux Shore excursions1 , 2 , or 3 days
One Day Bordeaux Wine Tour Bordeaux: Pomerol & St Emilion - 7 to 15 people
Pomerol & St Emilion up close and personal.
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This is a premium Saint Emilion and Pomerol wine tour for a close look at these wine regions.  Private cellar visits in family owned wineries, an extensive tasting of several wines, classified growths and a delicious lunch in a popular local restaurant are all included for a complete day out.

For your health and safety all our St Emilion and Pomerol wine tours are private.  We will not mix your family or friends with others.

Some of the chateaux we visit may include:
Chateau la Gaffeliere, Chateau Petit Village, Chateau Beauregard, Chateau Ambre Tour Pourret.

Included:
All winery visits and tastings, lunch, St Emilion village visit, transportation

Bordeaux7 - 8 hours

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