Small-Group Médoc Wine Tour from Bordeaux

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Small-Group Médoc Wine Tour from Bordeaux information and booking

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$89
Duration
4 hours 30 minutes
Departs from
Central Bordeaux, near Place des Quinconces
Returns to
Returns to original departure point
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On this small-group wine tour from Bordeaux, you’ll enjoy scenic drives through the Médoc wine region and taste some delicious French wines! During this half-day tour, visit two famous wineries – both are classified growth chateaux – with a wine guide, and enjoy wine tastings at both. On the picturesque journey between the wineries, you will pass by well-known chateaux such as Chateaux Margaux and Palmer.

Numbers are limited to eight people on this small-group tour, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your local guide.

Experience one of the highlights of French culture on this small-group wine-tasting tour. From Bordeaux, head out with your guide to the Médoc area, and take in the beautiful natural scenery while enjoying local wines.

The Médoc produces some of the most renowned red wines in the Bordeaux wine region and offers some of the best wine-tasting opportunities in the whole of France. Start your half-day tour with a wine tasting at a prestigious classified growth chateau known for its high-quality wine. During your tasting, learn about the wine-making process and techniques involved.

Back in your comfortable minivan, enjoy the drive along the Route des Chateaux (the ‘Castle Road’), which will take you past some beautiful French chateaux, including the iconic Margaux, as well as Palmer. As you admire the scenic views, your expert guide will explain the fascinating history of the chateaux in the Médoc region.

Arrive at your next stop, another classified growth chateau, where you will enjoy a wine-tasting and learn more about the estate, the wine-making process and the different wines of the region. Relax on the drive back to Bordeaux, admiring the beautiful countryside once more.

The estates visited will either be from the Classified Growth or Crus Bourgeois appellations.

What's included

  • Entrance fees to 2 classified growth chateaux
  • All-wine tasting fees
  • Professional english-speaking tour guide
  • 1 small bottle of water per person
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off