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  • Medoc Half-Day Bordeaux Wine Tour

    1. Medoc Half-Day Bordeaux Wine Tour

    Departing from a central location in Bordeaux, this small group, half-day tour explores the beautiful Medoc wine-growing region of France. The region you will explore includes the southern region of the Medoc wine area. You will visit 2 wine estates of Classified Growth or Cru Bourgeois estates that has been carefully selected for their exceptional setting and quality of wine. Learn all there is to know about the history of the estate, the wine making process, as well as the techniques used during wine making. A wine tasting session follows the visits. After your tasting session, follow the castle road to see some of the most famous chateaus of the region, such as Chateau Margaux or Chateau Palmer.

    This was a fantastic tour - the highlight of our Bordeaux Trip and in my eyes a must do to appreciate all the vines you‘ll be drinking while on holiday here in France! We went with Luigi - a fantastic guide who is also a sommelier!

  • Afternoon Wine Tasting in the Medoc Region

    2. Afternoon Wine Tasting in the Medoc Region

    Enjoy a drive from Bordeaux to the Medoc region along the Chateaux Route. On this 5.5-hour afternoon tour you’ll learn about the history of Bordeaux wines. Spend some time touring the vineyards and winery at a family run estate. Hear the story of the passionate family that has kept the vineyard alive for generations. Discover the intense colors, woody aromas and distinct tastes of Bordeaux wines during a tasting class. Visit a stunning Great Classified Growth wine estate, in one Bordeaux's most prestigious chateaux areas. Learn about their wine-making process and taste the estate's wines, accompanied by French delicacies, including cheese, fresh bread and dried sausage.

    Quentin was an excellent quote. Knowledgeable about wine, the area, and his presentation was fun, interesting, and informative. He spoke with 3 different languages with ease and kept us all feeling engaged. It was a wonderful day immersed in French wine.

  • Enjoy a Day Discovering Two Famous Bordeaux Wine Regions

    3. Enjoy a Day Discovering Two Famous Bordeaux Wine Regions

    Meet your guide in the center of Bordeaux and drive to the Medoc wine region. Enjoy explanations about the Bordeaux wines during the journey to the chateaux. Be welcomed at a prestigious Classified Growth estate, operating since 1855. Walk around the vineyards and cellars, learn about the estate’s wine making process, and finish with wine tastings.                                                Discover a charming family run estate in the region. Enjoy explanations of their traditional ways of making wine and savor their wines with French delicacies. Drive to St-Emilion and enjoy a picnic lunch at the chateau in Saint-Emilion.                                              After lunch, enjoy the beautiful Saint Emilion region, kicking off your tour with a visit to an authentic and charming family-run estate - also a Classified Growth estate (Grand cru classé) along the right bank. Feel t...

    Our guide Quentin is very knowledgeable in his wine as well as history of St Emilon.

  • Bordeaux: an Afternoon in Margaux

    4. Bordeaux: an Afternoon in Margaux

    Depart from Bordeaux at 1:30 PM and make your first stop at a small family-run estate for a visit and wine tasting to learn about the Medoc style and the art of blending. Visit the estate and enjoy your time in the relaxing tasting room with two blended wines. Enjoy a panoramic drive around the most famous Great Classified Growths of the Appellation and stop at Château Margaux for pictures. Carry on the exploration of the appellation with a wonderful Margaux Great Classified Growth. After a tour of the property, taste the passion behind the making of two wines from the estate. Drive back to Bordeaux around 5:30 PM.

  • Full-Day Medoc Wine Tour

    5. Full-Day Medoc Wine Tour

    Departing from a central location in Bordeaux, this small group tour explores the beautiful Medoc wine-growing region of France. You will head towards the famous wine-producing appellations such as Margaux, Saint Julien, Pauillac and Saint Estephe. You will enjoy 3 visits in Classified Growth or Cru Bourgeois estates that have been carefully selected for their exceptional setting and quality of wine. You will learn all there is to know about the history of the estates, the wine making process, as well as the techniques used during wine making. A wine tasting session follows the visits. The Medoc area covers approximately 5,700 hectares of declared vineyards, producing an average 300,000 hectoliters of wine per year. Of the grape varieties permitted, 50% of the viticultural area is planted with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, and to a lesser extent Petit Verdot and Malbec. Also allowed w...

    Alain was amazing, not only did he teach us a plethora of facts about Bordeaux and the Medoc region- but wine in general. He had a great personality, and even had us laughing! The drive around the region was incredible, Alain taught us about aprox 50 different Vinyards in multiple appellations. The Chateaux tours were very well done, we were able to taste multiple types of wine, even within the same region. I would take another tour with him again, in a different region!

  • Bordeaux and Medoc Vineyards Experience

    6. Bordeaux and Medoc Vineyards Experience

    The itinerary is as follows:  9:00 AM: Meet your guide in the center of Bordeaux and start walking around the 18th century style city of Bordeaux, UNESCO Classified since 2007.                               10.00 AM: Be welcomed at a charming bakery. Take a seat and enjoy a coffee/tea while learning about the history of the place and tasting their specialities.                               10.45 AM: Stop at a famous chocolate maker in Bordeaux, where the secret of the recipes has been kept quiet for several generations. The owner of this mythical place will allow you to taste different flavored chocolates such as ginger, green tea or orange. Enjoy the tastings!                           11.30 AM: Continue this gourmet experience with cheese tastings : we will tell you about the know-how and the characters of famous cheeses such as  Comté, Roquefort and Brie.        ...

    We had Remi in the morning for the food & city tour. He was very knowledgeable and interesting. Food stops were great and lunch was perfect. Guillaume did the afternoon Medoc wine tasting tour. Once again very knowledgeable and interesting. Tour was nicely paced for the entire day. The only negative was it was difficult to hear in the van during the afternoon part of the tour. Vehicles need to be equipped with some kind of speaker system.

  • From Bordeaux: Private Wine Tour in Medoc

    7. From Bordeaux: Private Wine Tour in Medoc

    Margaux, Saint-Julien, Saint-Estephe, Pauillac are just some of the world famous appellations found in the terroirs of the Medoc as are the names of some of the most famous Grand Crus Classified wines such as Rothschild, Palmer, Beychevelle, Cos d'Estournel. Situated on this land between two waters sources are not just vines, but around 1200 wine chateaux and other treasures! Explore the famous Chateaux Wine Route to discover the Méoc and depending on the season, you can discover: Médocain-style towns, artisan chocolate shops, markets, fish farms, wine and horse museums, remarkable gardens, and modern art. And of course, two wine tastings!  · 9.00AM : Pick-up at your accomodation in Bordeaux · 10.00AM : Panoramic drive along the magnificent "Route des Châteaux" and photo stops · 11.00AM : Warm welcome at Château Hourtin Ducasse for a first visit and tasting in the heart of a family est...

  • Bordeaux: Medoc Small Group Afternoon Wine Tour

    8. Bordeaux: Medoc Small Group Afternoon Wine Tour

    Take a seat in your air-conditioned minivan, then head out to the Médoc vineyards to begin your 5-hour tour. Admire the wonderful estates along the Route des Châteaux, and listen as your guide shares information about the region’s winemaking history.  The afternoon will start with a visit at a Grand Cru winery in the Margaux or St. Julien appellation. Then discover the cabernet sauvignon blends for which Bordeaux is famous. As you enjoy your visit and tastings, learn what makes Medoc wines so special. Enjoy an innovative and exciting visit at a Cru Bourgeois winery. Indulge in a wine and cheese pairing featuring Haut-Medoc appellation wines. Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end. After your final tasting, return in comfort to central Bordeaux.

    Informative and a most enjoyable afternoon in the Medoc. Hosts were engaging and knowledgeable.

  • Bordeaux: Citroën 2CV Private Half-Day Wine Tour

    9. Bordeaux: Citroën 2CV Private Half-Day Wine Tour

    Explore the vineyard of Bordeaux in a Citroën 2CV. Comfortably seated in the back seat of the 2CV, you will enjoy a unique experience to discover the vineyard in a different way. Your chauffeur will tell you the rich history of both the vineyard and its chateaux, leaving no secrets for you. You can choose according to your wishes to explore the Médoc region, located in the North of Bordeaux, the Pessac-Léognan region at the South of Bordeaux, or the historical Saint-Emilion village The visits include wine tastings at two prestigious chateaux (one classified growth chateau and a family-run estate). For the Médoc private wine tour option, you will visit a grand cru classé from 1855 and a family estate. Each château will offer you the opportunity to taste between 2 and 3 of their wines. Between the two visits, your chauffeur will take the time to show you the well-known "route des château...

  • Medoc: Morning Wine Tour

    10. Medoc: Morning Wine Tour

    9:30 AM: Meet your guide in the center of Bordeaux and drive to the Medoc wine region. They'll talk to you about Bordeaux wines during the journey to the chateaux.                                             10:30 AM: You will be welcomed at a prestigious Classified Growth Estate dating back to 1855. Walk around the vineyards and cellars, learn about the estate’s wine making processes and finish by indulging yourself in various wine tastings.                                                11:45 AM: Discover a charming family run estate of the region and see how they make their wine, before trying them with crusty French bread and cheese.                                                1:15 PM-1:30 PM: Back to Bordeaux.                                              

    Debora (not sure about the spelling) was great in bringing us around, explaining the history and specialities of the Bordeaux region, and in switching between English and French.

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What people are saying about Medoc

A day discovering two famous bordeaux wine regions was fantastic. We had a wonderful and knowledable guide Estelle and she made our day very enjoyable. We visited a great choice of Chateaus and they all took enough time to discuss interesting topics about wine. We would definatelly recommend this tour further, it was something to remember! Thank you Estelle for going out of your way for us and for beeing such a friendly and funny guide.

Quentin was an excellent quote. Knowledgeable about wine, the area, and his presentation was fun, interesting, and informative. He spoke with 3 different languages with ease and kept us all feeling engaged. It was a wonderful day immersed in French wine.

We had a wonderful afternoon with our guide julie. She told and explained all about bordeaux and the wines. We visted two chateaus and both tours were really nice. We did two wine tastings and we enjoyed it very much. We really recommend it!

Debora (not sure about the spelling) was great in bringing us around, explaining the history and specialities of the Bordeaux region, and in switching between English and French.

Our guide Quentin is very knowledgeable in his wine as well as history of St Emilon.