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Medoc or St-Emilion Small-Group Wine Tasting and Chateaux Tour from Bordeaux

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Bordeaux, France
Medoc or St-Emilion Small-Group Wine Tasting and Chateaux Tour from Bordeaux

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icon5 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more
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Overview

Spend an afternoon wine tasting in the French countryside in one of two famous wine regions – St-Emilion or Medoc – during a tour from Bordeaux. On this half-day tour, stop at two charming châteaux to sample the local wines. Nibble on French cheese and cured meats with fresh bread as you sip. Cap off the small-group tour with a mini-class, during which you'll learn some wine-tasting tips from an expert.
  • Visit two châteaux and take a guided tour of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed St-Emilion (if option selected)
  • Taste four different wines and learn expert wine-tasting tips
  • Enjoy a French appetizer platter of local specialties including bread, cheese and cured meat
  • Small-group tour limited to eight people ensures a more personalized experience
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Transport by air-conditioned minivan
French appetizer platter
Wine tasting (2 wines per chateau)
Wine workshop
Local guide
Visit at two chateaux
Gratuities
2792 Pl. des Quinconces , 2792 Pl. des Quinconces, 33000 Bordeaux, France

In front of the Girondins Column Statue - Quinconces Square (Adresse / Address : 2792 Place des Quinconces, 33000 Bordeaux) Please be there 10min before tour departure (1.35pm)

1:45 PM
This activity will end right where it started.
Spend a relaxed half-day on an afternoon tour from Bordeaux to sample the famous wines of either the St-Emilion or Medoc wine regions. Visit two historic châteaux to taste wines along the way.

Medoc wine tour:

Enjoy the scenic drive along the Castle Road of the Medoc region, passing well-known châteaux like Mouton-Rothschild, Latour or Margaux. Pause at a few photo-worthy places – in between learning about the history of the Bordeaux wine region from your expert guide – on your way to the first stop.

Arrive at the first château for a vineyard visit and wine tasting. You may stop at any one of several classified growth châteaux, including Paloumey, Siran, Cantenac-Brown or Lagrange. Tour the wine cellars, hear about the wine-making process and sample more wine, along with an array of French cheeses, bread and sausage.

At the second stop, visit the wine cellars and tour the château of this family-run estate, after which you'll get some additional wine-tasting expertise with a wine workshop.

St-Emilion wine tour:

Admire the beauty along the drive from Bordeaux into the St-Emilion countryside on the way to one of the following classified growth châteaux: Ferrand, Grand Mayne, Soutard or Pressac.

Sip a glass of the château's wine as you nibble on an assortment of local cheeses, fresh bread and sausage and learn about the wine-making process from your guide.

From there, head for a tour of the village of St-Emilion itself, a UNESCO-listed town that is partly carved from the surrounding rock. There are almost 800 châteaux in and around St-Emilion, one of which is your next stop.

Arrive at a family-run estate and take a guided stroll through the vineyards before adding to your growing knowledge of French wines with a wine workshop.
Itinerary
Pass By:  
Saint-Emilion
Enjoy an afternoon wine tour with Bordovino discovering the St-Emilion region and enjoying visits and tastings at 2 lovely chateaux
Stop At:  
Margaux
Enjoy visits and tastings at two lovely chateaux in the famous Medoc wine region and its famous appelation such as Margaux, St-Julien, Haut-Medoc etc...
Duration: 5 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Must be 18 years of age to drink alcohol
  • Minimum age is 10 years
  • The tour may be cancelled if there is only 1 participant. We legally require a minimimum of two people to operate the tour. If so, we will contact the client and he will get a full refund.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • OPERATED BY BORDOVINO
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Medoc or St-Emilion Small-Group Wine Tasting and Chateaux Tour from Bordeaux?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Medoc or St-Emilion Small-Group Wine Tasting and Chateaux Tour from Bordeaux.
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What is the policy on sanitization during Medoc or St-Emilion Small-Group Wine Tasting and Chateaux Tour from Bordeaux?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Medoc or St-Emilion Small-Group Wine Tasting and Chateaux Tour from Bordeaux.
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What is the social distancing policy during Medoc or St-Emilion Small-Group Wine Tasting and Chateaux Tour from Bordeaux?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Medoc or St-Emilion Small-Group Wine Tasting and Chateaux Tour from Bordeaux.

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  • "All in all I highly recommend this tour for anyone (couples or solo) who want a great 1-day experience without doing any of the heavy lifting." See review
  • "We only had one full day in Bordeaux, so this tour allowed us to take our time in the morning then meet up to leave." See review

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star-5
Great information for our trip to Medoc. A very pleasant journey excellent guide
Alisa_G
, Oct 2021
Great trip , wonderful guide. Very comfortable auto bus and great wine tasting. Beautiful country side and very lovely other travelers.
star-4
Beautiful scenery and good wine
Taylor_M
, Oct 2021
Loved the history and st emilion is absolutely stunning. There was not enough wine served though however for the price in my opinion compared to other tastings i’ve done. But the host was great and the group was fun. Would still recommend
star-5
Well done and informative
LYNN_T
, Sep 2021
Our tour was during harvest so we saw pickers, women sorting grapes for the selection process, and juice flowing into the tanks. We were with a small friendly group, two other couples, with us. Quentin was knowledgeable and personable. host at the first chateau was delightful. Host at the second stop, which included two wineries with the same ownership, was a bit pompous. Overall, a very nice excursion.
star-5
Amazing trip to Medoc!
Shawna_B
, Sep 2021
Remi was an amazing trip organizer and host. He explained the area throughout our trip, took us to great wineries for us to taste at! Highly recommend the trip to Medoc and Remi as your tour guide!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Pleasant experience
Allan_S
, Sep 2021
The guide Quentin was very knowledgeable and friendly. I would recommend this tour , it was organized and very professional. The guide was perfect bilingual and very helpful with his clients.
star-5
10/10
Adalsteinn_H
, Sep 2021
The guide which name was Quentin made this trip very special. He had such an passion for wine and explained everything really well. Relaxed and informative wine tour.
star-3
Average Tour
Nelson_S
, Sep 2021
The guide ( Jerome) was excellent as a knowledgeable person however we were kind of lost waiting at the depart point on the Quinconces square. The guide should had carry a flag or sign to show that the tour was starting with him there. The explanation given by the first Chateau manager ( Chateau Jean Faure) was excellent. The explanation of the manager of the second chateau (La Crozille) was poor and lack professional position. At this second chateau we tasted three different wines but he did not change the glasses. I particularly found the tour expensive.
star-5
Great tour
Paul_W
, Aug 2021
The vineyards were stunning and our guide was really friendly and knowledgeable. Well worth going for the longer tour
star-5
Amazing!!
Jose
, Jul 2021
Excelent trip! Excelent tour guide! Full recommended! The wine was incredible and very fun and interesting all the history and stories about wine
star-5
Unforgettable tour around Saint Emillion
CRISTIAN_M
, Jul 2021
Loved every minute of the tour. Our guide Quentin was very knowledgeable and informative and of course all the wines were exceptional. Would definitely recommend!

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