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Best Bordeaux wine tour for your Private Group

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.

DETAILS
DURATION 8 1/2 hrs
GROUP 9 - 25 max
TASTINGS 2 - 3 chateaux
TRANSPORTATION Bus
LUNCH Included!
STARTING FROM 210.00
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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.

Day #
9:30 am
Pick up at your hotel in Bordeaux center. ( Times may vary). Departure from Bordeaux.**
10:30 am
Arrive at your first Classified Growth Chateau for a visit and tasting tour in the Margaux appellation.
12:00 pm
Lunch in a delightful setting in the town of Margaux. (wines not included)
2:30 pm
Visit and wine tasting in a famous Classified Growth in the St Julien appellation.  
4:00 pm
Fisit and tasting in a Classified Growth of the Pauillac appellation.
5:00
Return to your hotel in Bordeaux. 

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