On this Saint Emilion wine tour you’ll explore the enchanting village and its vineyard, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You’ll also take a winery tour of a prestigious Château ‘Grand cru classé’ from this area and taste some amazing wines. 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 tasting regional wines. We’ll finish the afternoon on a tasty note at a family-owned winery where you’ll be offered delicious local specialties such as cheeses and cured meats with wines – French lifestyle at its best!
Tour only available on Monday, Thursday, Friday (on request), Saturday and Sunday afternoons only from April to October. (private tours for any day on request)
|1:50 p.m.||Meet your guide in front of the Bordeaux Office du Tourisme located 12 cours du 30 Juillet.
ATTENTION: For Sunday tours, meeting point is at 1:20pm
|2:00 p.m.||Departure to Saint-Emilion. Along the way, your guide will tell you about Bordeaux’s vineyards and test your wine knowledge. You’ll see some of the region’s fabulous scenery.|
|3:00 p.m.||Wine tour of a Grand Cru Château learning the various stages of the winemaking process and tasting its beautiful wines|
|4:15 p.m.||Arrival in the village of Saint-Emilion, short guided walk along the charming streets and tasting local wines at a wine shop.|
|5:15 p.m.||Tour of a family-owned winery in either the Saint-Emilion Grand Cru or Pomerol appellation, wine tasting with local specialties.|
|7:15 p.m.||Back to Bordeaux in front of the Tourist Office of Bordeaux.|
Partner wineries : Château La Gaffelière, Château Grand Corbin Manuel, Château du Tailhas, chateau La Croizille, Château de Ferrand… depending on availabilities and days.
|MEETING POINT||Bordeaux Office de Tourisme|
|TRANSPORTATION||Brand new 8 seater minivan|
|NUMBER OF PERSONS||8 people max.|
|VISIT/TASTING||2 visits – 7/8 tastings (red wines only)|
|FOOD||Regional specialities at the winery|
CANCELLATION FEES IF THE CLIENT CANCELS
More than 7 days before the day of the tour: no cancellation fee. Less than 7 days before the day of the tour or no-show: 100% of the cost of the tour. The minimum number of people for each tour is 2. We reserve the right to cancel the tour 48 hours before departure if the minimum number of 2 people is not met and you will receive a full refund.