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Half-day wine tour of the Medoc

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Duration: Flexible
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Visit of 2 chateaux, taste 4 fine wines
  • Enjoy a French aperitif with traditional delicacies
  • Tour available with morning or afternoon departure
What to expect

Enjoy a half-day excursion from Bordeaux to the Medoc wine region discovering beautiful chateaux and learning about the mythical appellations that made the reputation of the Bordeaux wines.

Two tours are proposed, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Select in the order box the option that suits you best!

Morning tour (3.5 hours)

9.30am Leave Bordeaux and head to the Medoc Region listening to the commentaries of your guide
10.15am Enjoy a warm welcome in a beautiful Great Growth Classified Chateau steeped in history. Wander through the vineyards, tour around the vat room and the cellar, listen to an explanation of the wine making process, all the way from the vine to the bottle. Finish by tasting the estate’s wines.
11.30am Meet and discuss with people from a charming family run estate of the region, visit the property, listen to an explanation of the main varietals of the Bordeaux region and finish by tasting the estate’s wines while enjoying an aperitif with French delicacies (fresh bread, cheese)
1.00/15pm Back to Bordeaux.

Afternoon tour (5 hours)

1.45pm Leave Bordeaux and drive towards “Chateau Route” of the Medoc. The guide will provide you all the information about the Bordeaux & Medoc wine region.
2.45pm Arriving in a charming and authentic family-run estate (Chateau Lamarque, Chateau Chasse-Spleen, Chateau Siran…). Feel the intimacy and authenticity of a private chateau run by a passionate family for generations. Start the visit in the vineyards, in front of the château, tour around the traditional vat room and discover the cellar. Through a tasting class, you'll learn the steps of a proper tasting and will educate your nose in order to identify the wines aromas. We will give you our tips and tricks to taste like a pro! At the end of the visit, you will enjoy some tasting of the chateau’s wines.
4.30pm Visit a Great Classified Growth estate (Chateau Gruaud-Larose, Chateau Lagrange…). Visit the vineyards, the vat room and the cellars of one of the most prestigious chateaux of Bordeaux. Enjoy some explanations about their wine making process, from the vine to the bottle. Finish the visit by a tasting of the estate’s wines while enjoying an aperitif with French delicacies (cheese, fresh bread).
7.15pm Back in Bordeaux

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What's included
  • Two Chateaux entrance fees
  • 4 wine tastings
  • Transportation in minivan
  • Tasting class
  • French appetizer platter
What's not included
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
Where

Bordeaux Tourist Office, 12 cours du 30 Juillet - 33000 Bordeaux

Meeting point:

Present your voucher 10 minutes before departure time of the tour at the Bordeaux Tourist Office

What to remember
  • Must be 18 years of age to drink alcohol
  • Minimum age is 10 years
  • Minimum 2 participants or the tour may be cancelled / rescheduled
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When
  • Morning tour
    Tuesdays, Thurdays and Saturdays
    Departure at 9.30am
    Return time: 1.00/15pm
  • Afternoon tour:
    Every day except Saturday and Sunday
    Departure at 1.45pm
    Return time: 7.00pm
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Provider
BORDOVINO WINE TOURS
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 week before the activity begins.

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