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Combined Discovery Wine Tour 2 Days/1 Night

Combined Discovery Wine Tour 2 Days/1 Night

2 Days/1 Night From
AU$384 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Minivan TourMinivan Tour
  • France Region
    Aquitaine
  • Duration
    2 Days/1 Night
  • Tour Code
    OPHBOR82016
  • Capacity
    8 passengers
2 Days/1 Night From
AU$384 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Minivan TourMinivan Tour
  • France Region
    Aquitaine
  • Duration
    2 Days/1 Night
  • Tour Code
    OPHBOR82016
  • Capacity
    8 passengers
Description 

Summary

From famous Grand Crus of the Médoc to more intimate garage wines produced in Saint-Émilion, this tour has been designed to bring you where wine tasting has become an art. These two tours are the perfect introduction to Bordeaux wines for those who wish to comprehend the different techniques involved during the wine making process, understand the relationship between the wine grower and his/her vineyard and most of all get the feel and authenticity in a region where traditions and values are as deeply rooted as the vineyard itself.

Itinerary

Day 1 SAINT EMILION & POMEROL FULL DAY WINE TOUR -SHARED TOUR

9.30am This morning depart for the right bank of the Garonne River and head towards the Saint Emilion wine region known for its red wines and where Merlot has become the predominant grape variety. As you drive to the area, thanks to an on board P/A system your guide will introduce you to the area and give you general information on the Bordeaux wine region through live commentaries

First discover the small appellation of Pomerol and see some of the most famous Chateau's such as Petrus or Cheval Blanc. Then, enjoy your first visit and wine tasting session in one of our selected Classified growth chateau of the St Emilion region. Continue to the village and enjoy a second visit and tasting in a selected winery. After some free time for lunch and personal discovery head towards the third Chateau for a final visit and tasting session. Finally, return to Bordeaux by 5.30pm

Day 2 MEDOC FULL DAY WINE TOUR - SHARED TOUR

9.30am This morning your tour will depart for the left bank of the Garonne River towards the Medoc wine producing region. Here the main grape varieties include Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot.

As you drive to the area, thanks to an on board P/A system, your guide will introduce you to the area and give you general information on the Bordeaux wine region through live commentaries.First stop at one of the classified "Cru Bourgeois" chateau for a visit and wine tasting session. Then, follow the Castle road, the famous D2, along which most of the famous wineries of the region are located. Stop for pictures on the way and enjoy some free time for lunch in Pauillac. In the afternoon, you will visit and wine taste in 2 other selected classified growth chateaus that were incorporated in the 1855 Classification. Return to Bordeaux by 6.00pm

Inclusions

  • 5 visits and tastings in selected wineries
  • Walking tour of St Emilion village
  • Small group tours of 8 passengers maximum
  • On board P/A system
  • Live commentaries during driving time
  • Bottled water in the minivan
  • English speaking driver guide
  • Travel in recent, comfortable and fully equipped minivans

Exclusions

  • Accommodation
  • Personal insurance or expenses
  • Entrance fees unless mentioned 
  • Meals and drinks
  • Gratuities for the driver/guide

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