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!
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
Appointment : 1.15 pm, Bordeaux Tourist Office 12 Cours du XXX Juillet
Saturdays from November to March, from 1.20 pm to 6.30 pm
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