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Saint-Emilion, holy Wine - Afternoon - November to March

1/2 day

Wine tour

 
 

Explore the captivating medieval village of Saint-Emilion and its surrounding vineyards listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

After a private tour and tasting at a local prestigious winery, you’ll enjoy yet another wine tasting in the village of Saint-Emilion. You will learn about wines from nearby areas such as Pomerol, Montagne Saint-Emilion, and Fronsac. From there, we’ll finish the afternoon at a nearby family-owned winery where you’ll be offered delicious local specialties such as cheeses and cured meats paired to complement the wine. A genuinely perfect French lifestyle experience!

1:15 p.m.: Meet your guide in front of the Bordeaux Office de Tourisme, 12 Cours du XXX Juillet.

1:20 p.m.: Departure to Saint-Emilion. Along the way, your guide will tell you about Bordeaux’s vineyards and you’ll see some of the region’s quintessential landscapes.

2:15 p.m.: Tour of a ‘Grand Cru’ or ‘Grand Cru classé’ winery learning the various stages of the winemaking process, seeing a wine cellar dug into the rock. Wine tasting.

3:45 p.m.: Arrival in the village of Saint-Emilion, short guided walk along the charming streets and wine tasting at a wine cellar (on request only).

4:45 p.m.: Tour of a family-owned winery, wine tasting with local food specialties, the ultimate French aperitif!

6:30 p.m.: Back to Bordeaux in front of the Office de Tourisme.

The tour might end in the village depending on wineries availibilities.

Partner wine estates : Château de Ferrand, Château de Pressac, Château La Croizille, Château du Tailhas, Château Ambe Tour Pourret

Please note that this tour is available in English only, on Saturday

Operator: Bordeaux Wine Trails

 

Key information

Appointment : 1.15 pm, Bordeaux Tourist Office 12 cours du 30 juillet

Open days

Mondays & Fridays, from November to March, from 1.20 pm to 6.30 pm

Languages

  • French

  • English

The price includes : Transport in an 8 seat minivan, a local bilingual guide French & English, 2 winery tours, regional specialties tasting such as cheese and cured meats, a bottle of water and a vineyard map.

Only red wine on this tour

This tour is available for teenager if accompanied by adults

Price does not include : the personal expenses.

From 2 to 8 people accepted