On this seasonal Saint Emilion winter wine tour, you’ll explore the enchanting village and its surrounding vineyards, classed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The tour will begin at a prestigious and welcoming Grand Cru classé Château to taste some of the world’s most 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 another tasting of regional wines at a cozy wine cellar. 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 more wines – superb French lifestyle at its best!
Tour only available on Monday, Friday and Saturday afternoons from November to March (private tours for any day of the week are available on request).
Our shared group tours are not suitable for children younger than 12 years old.
|1:20 p.m.||Meet your guide in front of the Bordeaux Office du Tourisme located 12 cours du 30 Juillet.|
|1:30 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.|
|2:30 p.m.||Wine tour of a Grand Cru Château learning the various stages of the winemaking process and tasting its beautiful wines|
|3:30 p.m.||Arrival in the village of Saint-Emilion, short guided walk along the charming streets and tasting local wines at a wine shop.|
|4:45 p.m.||Tour of a family-owned winery in either the Saint-Emilion Grand Cru or Pomerol appellation, wine tasting with local specialties.|
|6:30 p.m.||Back to Bordeaux in front of the Tourist Office of Bordeaux.|
Partner wineries : Château La Gaffelière, Château Ambe Tour Pourret, 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.|
|LANGUAGE||FR/ENG -English only on Saturdays|
|VISIT/TASTING||2 visits – 4 to 6 tastings (red wines only)|
|FOOD||Regional specialities at the winery included|
CANCELLATION FEES IF THE CLIENT CANCELS
More than 72 hours before the day of the tour: no cancellation fee. Less than 72 hours 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.