Saint Emilion/ Pomerol

Explore the picturesque medieval village of Saint-Emilion, stroll along its charming narrow streets, and discover more than 2000 years of history, from the 8th century to the arrival of the monk Emilion, while visiting the monolithic church, the largest of its kind in Europe. The village and vineyards have been listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 1999.

During the tour you’ll enter the world of Grand Cru wines and family-owned estates, stroll through the famous vineyards of the Pomerol and Saint-Emilion appellations, and admire the breathtaking vineyard landscapes and this area’s diversity. World-famous wines such as Château Cheval Blanc, Château Ausone, and Château Angélus are produced here as well as Pétrus and Pomerol. All produce legendary wines whose reputation precedes them.

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Saint-Emilion and Pomerol are true testimony to the history of winemaking and mankind’s part in it. Between ancient traditions and technological innovations, it’s the passion and devotion of winemakers and the rich soil which produce skillfully blended and tastefully nuanced wines year after year.

Merlot is the king of grape varieties here. You’ll learn to pick out distinct aromas such as red berries (strawberry, red currants, etc.). At the end of your wine tour, you’ll be able to recognize a Merlot leaf and even say what climate suits it best.

Between the shared pleasure of wine tasting and friendly conversations with the winemakers, you’ll understand which adjectives best define this region’s wines including “terroir” (soil), heat, generosity, self-indulgence, friendliness, familly, and tradition just to name a few. What words come to mind in your case? Share them with our guides!

Enter the world of Saint-Emilion wines and you can bet that your journey will be emotionally charged.

You’ll go home with the irresistible urge to share this part of French lifestyle with your friends and family.

We have several small group wine tours in these area such as ‘The Holy Wine tour’ or ‘The Great Escape’ in which you’ll discover fabulous scenery during winery tours and guided walks.