Saint-Emilion wine tour – Holy wine

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Summary

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!

From November to March, the tour is running on Mondays, Fridays & Saturdays only. Meeting point will be at 1:20pm in front of the Tourist Office of Bordeaux.

Program

1:50 p.m.  Meet your guide in front of the Bordeaux Office du Tourisme located 12 cours du 30 Juillet.

(From November to March: 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 Fonroque, Château Grand Corbin Manuel, Château du Tailhas, chateau Boutinet, Château de Ferrand… depending on availabilities and days.

Highlights

lieu-de-depart MEETING POINT Bordeaux Office de Tourisme
duree DURATION 5hrs
vehicule TRANSPORTATION Brand new 8 seater minivan
distance DISTANCE around 100kms
nbre-de-personnes NUMBER OF PERSONS 8 people max.
langue LANGUAGE English only
visite VISIT/TASTING 2 visits – 7/8 tastings (red wines only)
tenue_vestimentaire CLOTHING  Comfortable footwear
food 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.

 

Tourist Office of Bordeaux

12 cours du XXX Juillet
33000 Bordeaux

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