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A Grand Cru Weekend

JUNE  7-9 2024

Welcome Wine Lovers!

Join us this summer for a spectacular wine tasting weekend in Bordeaux France, the Grand Crus Weekend, which will showcase Bordeaux's finest wines. This event is perfect for wine enthusiasts who love exploring the world of wine and discovering the best that France has to offer.

The Grand Crus Weekend will be held on June 7 - 9, 2024.

On Friday and Saturday, you will have the opportunity to attend a gala dinner at one of the grand chateaux, where you will be treated to a fine dining experience accompanied by exceptional wines.

Over 110 chateaux will also host an all-day wine tasting on Saturday, June 8th. You will have the chance to meet some of the most distinguished winemakers and taste their exquisite wines from their most recent vintage.  Some appellations include Médoc, Graves and Pessac-Léognan, Sauternes, Barsac, Saint Emilion and Pomerol. You will also be able to purchase wines during the weekend to take home as a lasting memory of your trip.

If you love golf, we have an exciting event planned for you on Sunday, June 9th - a golf competition at a beautiful Tom Doak designed golf course located in the heart of the the Grand Saint Emilion wine making region.

Decanter Tours is on hand to ensure that your trip is unforgettable. With our expert knowledge of the Bordeaux region and connections with the local wine community, you are guaranteed to have a fantastic experience. We will take care of everything, from organizing transportation to and from the airport, to arranging accommodations in luxurious hotels near the events.

Don't miss the chance to be part of this exceptional wine tasting weekend.

Contact Decanter Tours

early to reserve your spot and receive more information on the Grand Crus Weekend. Places are limited, so book your spot now and get ready for a memorable trip to the world's most famous wine region. Cheers!

DETAILS
DURATION 3 days
GROUP 2 - 8 people
TASTINGS more than you can handle
TRANSPORTATION included
STARTING FROM Price upon request depending upon options
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TOUR ITINERARY:

Day 1 Pessac-Leognan, Graves & Sauternes

10 am
Pick up at your hotel.

11 am
A morning of cellar visits and tastings in a Classified Growth of Pessac-Leognan. (sample properties: Chateau Haut Brion, Chateau Pape Clement, Smith Haut Lafitte, Carbonnieux, Haut Bailly, Domaine du Chevalier)

12:30 pm
Lunch in a winery restaurant in the Graves appellation. (not included)

2 pm
Two Chateau visits with tastings in Sauternes Classified Growth properties. (Chateau Yquem, Chateau Suduiraut, Chateau de Fargues, Chateau Sigalas Rabaud, Chateau d'Arche, Chateau Guiraud, Rayne Vigneeau)

5 pm
Return to your hotel.

Day 2 The Great Wines of Saint Emilion

10 am
Pick up at your hotel.

11 am
A morning of cellar visits and tastings in a Classified Growth of Pessac-Leognan. (sample properties: Chateau Haut Brion, Chateau Pape Clement, Smith Haut Lafitte, Carbonnieux, Haut Bailly, Domaine du Chevalier)

12:30 pm
Lunch in a winery restaurant in the Graves appellation. (not included)

2 pm
Two Chateau visits with tastings in Sauternes Classified Growth properties. (Chateau Yquem, Chateau Suduiraut, Chateau de Fargues, Chateau Sigalas Rabaud, Chateau d'Arche, Chateau Guiraud, Rayne Vigneeau)

5 pm
Return to your hotel.

Day 3 Discover the Great Medoc wines Margaux to St Julien

10 am
Pick up at your hotel.

11 am
A morning of cellar visits and tastings in a Classified Growth of Pessac-Leognan. (sample properties: Chateau Haut Brion, Chateau Pape Clement, Smith Haut Lafitte, Carbonnieux, Haut Bailly, Domaine du Chevalier)

12:30 pm
Lunch in a winery restaurant in the Graves appellation. (not included)

2 pm
Two Chateau visits with tastings in Sauternes Classified Growth properties. (Chateau Yquem, Chateau Suduiraut, Chateau de Fargues, Chateau Sigalas Rabaud, Chateau d'Arche, Chateau Guiraud, Rayne Vigneeau)

5 pm
Return to your hotel.

Day 4 Discover the Great Medoc wines Pauillac and St Estephe

10 am
Pick up at your hotel.

11 am
A morning of cellar visits and tastings in a Classified Growth of Pessac-Leognan. (sample properties: Chateau Haut Brion, Chateau Pape Clement, Smith Haut Lafitte, Carbonnieux, Haut Bailly, Domaine du Chevalier)

12:30 pm
Lunch in a winery restaurant in the Graves appellation. (not included)

2 pm
Two Chateau visits with tastings in Sauternes Classified Growth properties. (Chateau Yquem, Chateau Suduiraut, Chateau de Fargues, Chateau Sigalas Rabaud, Chateau d'Arche, Chateau Guiraud, Rayne Vigneeau)

5 pm
Return to your hotel.

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Friday 7 June
Arrival and check in to your hotel.
Depending on your arrival time a Bordeaux city tour can be organized.

Time to relax before the optional gala dinner in a chateau. These dinners sell out fast so don't delay. The options are:
TO BE ANNOUCED SHORTLY
Saturday 8 June
** Grand Tasting Day **

More than 110 properties will be showing their 2020 vintage. This is an opportunity to taste them all in one place. This is for real wine lovers only!
Dinner if you are not exhausted after a long day of tasting you have the opportunity to continue the festivities. There is another chance to dine in a chateau this evening.
Sunday 9 June
Golf or wine tour day

For golfers there is a tournament in the illustrious Golf du Grand St Emilionais golf course.
For non golfers we will visit several chateau in the St Emilion region.
You are free for dinner this evening.

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