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Bordeaux Vineyards Wine Tasting Half-Day Trip

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The Bordeaux wine region is one of the most famous in France and produces some of its most prestigious wines. This tour visits two wine chateaux in the St-Emilion or Medoc appellations, where you enjoy guided wine tastings, and learn all about French wine, including an explanation of “terroir” and its complex classification system.
  • Visit wine chateaux in Medoc, St-Emilion, or Sauternes
  • Two wine tastings: sample a variety of red, white, or rosé wines
  • Guided tour: Learn more about the French winemaking process
  • Convenient round-trip transport from Bordeaux
What to Expect
Meet your group and guide in central Bordeaux and travel by air-conditioned coach to explore the wine regions of Medoc, St-Emilion, or Sauternes (depending on the day). Along the way, listen as your guide explains the history of French winemaking and the wines that put Bordeaux on the map. Hear about different grapes, the importance of “terroir,” and the seemingly complex classification system that includes grand cru, premier cru, and AOC. During the tour, stop at two different wineries or wine chateaux, where you have the chance to stroll the vineyards and explore the underground wine cellars. At each winery, enjoy a guided wine tasting and sample a selection of red, white, or rosé wines. Based on your preferences, your guide can help recommend other varietals you might enjoy. Your tour ends back in central Bordeaux.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Tourist Information Office, 12 Cours du 30 Juillet, 33000 Bordeaux, France
Departure Time
1:30 PM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Wine tasting (volume according French regulations)
  • Professional guide (who will be speaking both French and English during the tour)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance ticket to the underground church in St Emilion on Wednesdays & Sundays
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • This tour is open to adults over 18 only
  • Please note the tour is conducted in English and French at the same time
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Max travelers: 53 people
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour is made to give a good overview of the Bordeaux vineyards
  • Mondays and Tuesdays are regions with small wine estates and you often meet the owner
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 53 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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The tour guides on each vineyard were friendly and informative. The sample was very minimum and hardly enough to taste. The guide on our bus could have been more interesting.
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We went on an a half day trip to Saint Emilion. The morning was well organised and there was enough time to really enjoy the experience. A visit to the St Emilion village, free time to wander, the winery tour and tastings plus informative conversation as you travel to and from
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This was a really nice and well organized tour. Great selection of vineyards both large estates and small family owned ones. The people were great, the wine was amazing, and the overall experience was more than I expected.
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On our tour today we visited the St. Emillion village followed by Chateau de Pressac. Each had beautiful offerings. The guide had plenty of knowledge about the region. However, the size of the group was very large which meant the pace of the tour was extremely slow. This may
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It was a really pleasant trip to two vineyards where you learn about wine making and at the same time see the French countryside. Definite value for the money.
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Key Details
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English, French
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