Médoc Wine Trail (afternoon)

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Summary

Cabernet lovers, this tour is for you! This Médoc wine tasting tour takes you back in time to discover the ancient practices that have made Bordeaux wine so famous. You’ll learn about the great paradox in winemaking, in which the latest technology is used alongside traditional techniques to create perfectly unique results.

On this Médoc wine trip you will be able to admire the classical architecture of a Grand Cru Classé château near Margaux, and learn all about the infamous 1855 classification. The second stop will take place in another beautiful château where you’ll enjoy uncovering the secrets of what makes Bordeaux wine so delicious! Enjoy a wine & cheese tasting to finish the afternoon in a very French way.

Tour available only on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays from January to October. Private tours for any day on request.

Program

13:50 Meet your guide in front of the Bordeaux Tourist Information Office at 12 cours du 30 Juillet.
14:00 En route to the Médoc vineyards. Along the Route des Châteaux, your guide will share their expertise on Bordeaux’s vineyards.
15:00 Wine tour at a Grand Cru Classé winery in the Margaux or St Julien appellation followed by an expert wine tasting.
16:30 Final visit for the day at a Cru Bourgeois winery, including a wine degustation paired with a platter of local produce!
19:00 Back to Bordeaux in front of the Tourist Information Office.

Highlights

MEETING POINT Bordeaux Tourist Information Office
DURATION 5 hrs
TRANSPORTATION Premium 8 seater minivan
DISTANCE Approximately 100 kms round-trip
NUMBER OF PERSONS 8 people maximum
LANGUAGE English and/or French
VISIT/TASTING 2 winery visits. 5/6 tastings of red wines only.
CLOTHING Comfortable footwear
FOOD Wine & cheese at the château

Cancellation Policy:

Any cancellations made 48 hours prior to the departure time of your tour will be fully refunded.

Any cancellations made 48 – 24 hours prior to the departure time of your tour will be refunded, minus an administration fee of €10/person.

Any no-shows or cancellations made less than 24 hours prior to the departure time of your tour are fully chargeable.

The minimum number of people per tour is 2. We reserve the right to cancel any tour 48 hours prior to the departure time of the tour if the minimum number of people is not met. You will receive a full refund in the case of such unforeseen events.

Tourist Information Office

12 Cours du 30 Juillet 33000 Bordeaux