Highlights / Info
- Visits at two beautiful chateaux, one family run estate and one prestigious classified growth estate
- Aperitif with traditional French products
- Tasting Class: Learn Bordeaux wine tasting tips
- Tour of the Medieval village of St. Emilion, UNESCO classified in 1999.
Tour Duration : 5H30
Live Guide : English, French
Departure: From April 1st until October 31st, daily ( between 1.45pm-7.15pm) and from 1st November until March 31st Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays.
Closed out dates May 1, from 23 December to 6 January.
Type: Semi private tour (max 8 persons)
Pick Up service: Departure point to be provided on the voucher
St Emilion Bordeaux Afternoon
Discover the prestigious wines of the right bank & Saint-Emilion!
Discover the famous village of Saint-Emilion and two right bank châteaux: a beautiful family-run estate & a Great Classified Growth estate. Enjoy the amazing hilly vineyard landscapes of the region.
In this region, Merlot is the king of the grape varieties!
1:45 pm: Leave Bordeaux and drive to Saint-Emilion. The guide will provide you with all the information about the Bordeaux & Saint-Emilion wine regions.
2.30 pm: Visit an authentic and charming family-run estate of the right bank. Feel the intimacy and authenticity of a private chateau ran by a passionate family for generations. Visit the vineyards, the traditional vat room and cellar of this intimate estate! Chateaux partners: Chateau de Reignac (Bordeaux supérieur), Chateau Siaurac (Lalande-Pomerol), Chateau de Sales (Pomerol), Chateau Gaby (Fronsac), Chateau de Pressac (Saint-Emilion)…
Tasting class: – Become a wine expert in 20min!
« Intense color, woody aromas, tannic taste… » Ouch !! What does it mean?
You will learn the steps of a proper tasting and will educate your nose in order to identify the wines aromas. We will give you our tips and tricks to taste like a pro! At the end of the visit, you will enjoy some tasting of the chateau’s wines.
4.30 pm: Visit a Great Classified Growth estate overlooking the Saint-Emilion vineyards (Chateau Soutard, Chateau de Ferrand…) There, you will enjoy explanations about the winemaking process from the vine to the bottle. To finish, enjoy an aperitif in a tasting room with French delicacies (fresh bread, cheese…)
5.45 pm: Enjoy a guided tour of the village of Saint Emilion, classified on UNESCO’s World Heritage list. Saint-Emilion is a typical charming French village dating back to medieval times surrounded by vineyards that took its name.
7:15 pm: Back in Bordeaux.
Terms & conditions
- Transportation by minibus
- Professional guide
- Vineyards visit & wine degustation
- 4 wine tastings (2 per Chateau)
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
- Personal expenses
Departure @1:45 am, Departure point to be provided on the voucher, please be there 15 minutes before departure.
Children from 10 years old only.
10- 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult and is not allowed to have wine tasting.
*all tours to be booked at least 72 hours in advance, subject to availability.