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Saint-Emilion, holy Wine - November to March - GB only

1/2 day

Wine tour

 
 

Explore the charming medieval village of Saint-Emilion and its vineyard which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

After a tour and tasting at a prestigious winery, you’ll enjoy another wine tasting in the village and learn about wines from nearby areas such as Pomerol, Montagne Saint-Emilion, and Fronsac. 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 that complement the wines – Perfect for a French aperitif!

Program

1:15 p.m.: Meet your guide in front of the Bordeaux Office du Tourisme at 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 wineries: Château de Ferrand, Château de Pressac, Château La Croizille, Château du Tailhas, Château Ambe Tour Pourret

Please note that this tour is available in French and English (bilingual) on Mondays and Fridays

Organised by Bordeaux Wine Trails

 

Key information

Appointment : 1.15 pm, Bordeaux Tourist Office 12 Cours du XXX Juillet

Open days

Saturdays from November to March, from 1.20 pm to 6.30 pm

Languages

  • English

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

Only red wine tasting on this tour

This tour is available for teenager if accompanied by adults

Price does not include : personal expenses

From 2 to 8 people accepted

 

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