Saint-Emilion Wine Trail (afternoon)

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Summary

Step into the very heart of Saint-Emilion and its surrounding vineyards, uncovering the mysteries of this certified UNESCO World Heritage Site, as well as relish its elegant world renowned wines. The tour will begin at a distinguished Grand Cru Château, gaining an intimate experience of the wine making process with a winery tour and private tasting. Afterwards, you’ll be taken on a guided walking tour of the medieval village of Saint-Emilion to explore its thousand year old history, followed by a degustation of regional wines with a local expert. We will finish the afternoon on a high note, at a family-owned winery where you’ll be offered delicious local specialties such as cheeses and cured meats with wines to match – French art de vivre at its finest!

During the low season, from November to March, the price for this tour is 90 EUR/person.
During the high season, from March to October,the price for this tour is 94 EUR/person. 

Program

13:50 Meet your guide in front of the Bordeaux Tourist Information Office at 12 cours du 30 Juillet (1:20 p.m. from 1st of November to 31st of March).
14:00 Departure to Saint-Emilion. Along the way, your guide will tell you about Bordeaux’s vineyards and test your wine knowledge. You’ll discover firsthand some of the region’s scenic beauty.
15:00 Wine tour of a Grand Cru or Grand Cru Classé Château (top growth winery) learning about the various stages of the winemaking process and tasting its distinguished wines.
16:15 Arrival in the village of Saint-Emilion. Take a short guided walk along the charming streets and tasting local wines at a wine shop (optional).
17:15 Tour of a family-owned winery in either the Saint-Emilion Grand Cru or Pomerol appellation. Expert degustation followed a last glass of wine served with local delicacies.
19:15 Back to Bordeaux in front of the Tourist Information Office.

Highlights

MEETING POINT Tourist Information Office
DURATION 5 hrs
TRANSPORTATION Premium 8 seater minivan
DISTANCE Approximately 100 kms round-trip
NUMBER OF PERSONS 8 people maximum
LANGUAGE Tour only in English
VISIT/TASTING 2 winery visits. 5/6 tastings and an additional glass of wine at the final winery visit (red wines only).
CLOTHING Comfortable footwear
FOOD Regional specialities at the winery

Cancellation Policy:

Free cancellation up to 24 hours in advance.

Less than 24 hours prior or no-show: No refund.

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