The Cognac, a luxury and terroir product - Day Tour
Cognac is a luxury product elaborated in a craft manner. Your guide, a certified cognac expert, let you meet a craft cognac distiller and products of his family. Then, on the luxury side, visit a famous house of Cognac (Martell or Rémy Martin) before walking around the town of Cognac.
- Ideal tour with an expert to discover the world of Cognac away from the beaten track
- Certainty to meet passionate artisans wine-growers and distillers
- Ideal tour to know about the production network with craft distillers and famous trading houses
- Opportunity to go through the history of France, to admire the local architecture
- Discovery of the thousand and one ways to enjoy cognac
The tour starts with the transfer to the town of Cognac.
9:00am : Pick up at the Bordeaux Tourism Office.
During the transfer to the vineyard of Cognac, your guide explains the history of the Cognac, the history of its vineyard, the organization of the network of production with its trading houses and its artisanal distillers..
10:30am : Visit of a family distillery with the owner, a craft distiller, followed by a tasting of their cognacs, then sightseeing in the vineyards with several stops.
12:30pm : Lunch at Le Chai, a restaurant offering traditional local cuisine (suggestion)
2:30pm : Visit of a famous Cognac house (Martell, Rémy Martin, Baron Otard and castle)
4.00pm : Walk in the old streets of the town of Cognac
5.00pm : Departure to Bordeaux
6:30pm – 7:00pm : Drop off at the Bordeaux Tourism Office.
This immersion in the Cognac country will be the opportunity to go through the history of France, to admire the local architecture and to savor multiple ways to consume cognac, always to be drunk in moderation, with a guide certified Cognac Educator by the Cognac Professional Office (BNIC.
Please note : Drink in moderation. Excessive alcohol consumption can lead to serious health problems.
Good to know
Visit of an artisan distillery ending by a tasting, visit of a famous trading house (Martell, Rémy Martin) ending by a tasting, Visit of the town of Cognac. English speaking local guide / driver
Lunch (a local restaurant whose most of patrons are French is suggested by the guide)
Number of participants
Good to know
Drink in moderation. Excessive alcohol consumption can lead to serious health problems.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE EXCURSION DEPARTS WITH A MINIMUM OF 2 PASSENGERS