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
contact us to know more or see one of our ready made itineraries.Best Bordeaux Shore excursions1 or 2 daysBordeauxShore excursionsTailor Made
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.
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.
All winery visits and tastings, cooperage visit, lunch, transportation.
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
Included in the Private Medoc Wine Tour:
All winery visits and tastings, lunch, transportation in a luxury Mercedes mid-size van with wifi.
Gratuities, accommodation, wines with meals, anything generally not stated in the itinerary.
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 hrsBordeauxPrivateTailor Made
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.
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
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 daysBordeauxShore excursionsTailor Made
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.
All winery visits and tastings, lunch, St Emilion village visit, transportation