Best of Tour
Everywhere in the Bordeaux vineyards you can find a wine estate who has been awarded by the international competition "Best of Wine Tourism". This special wine tour is dedicated to these wine estates and proposes to experience the “best of” wine tourism in Bordeaux!
- Visit of 3 wineries in different wine appellations around Bordeaux
- Tour conducted by official guide with professional card, French & English
- Transportation by coach from Bordeaux
- Friendly lunch at the chateau, cold or warm, buffet or served at the table
Every Saturday this tour offers the great opportunity to visit 3 different Bordeaux wine appellations among Medoc, Sauternes, Bordeaux-Entre-Deux-Mers, Fronsac, Blaye or Saint-Emilion. The itinerary varies every week but always includes three visits (with tour and tasting) and a lunch at the second estate! This is an ideal opportunity to see beautiful family-owned estates, meet their enthusiastic owners and sample different wines!
09:15am: departure by coach from the Bordeaux Tourist Office.
10:15am: visit and tasting at a wine estate. You will discover the steps of the wine making process and see the cellars with the barrels and the vats. At the end you will be offered the tasting of the property's wine. Depending on the kind of winery you may get the chance to meet the owner.
11:45am: at the second stop the wine estate will welcome you for a visit of its cellar and organise the lunch which can be a buffet warm or cold or a sitting traditional French lunch.
03:30pm: the last visit takes you to another kind of wine chateau, a familial one or a cru classé; this visit will show how different are the numerous wine chateaux around Bordeaux.
06:30pm: arrival in Bordeaux.
Châteaux partners: Château Les Carmes Haut-Brion, château Larrivet Haut-Brion, château Pape-Clément, château Chantegrive, Château Monconseil Gazin, château Marquis de Terme, château La Tour Carnet, château Lafon-Rochet, Maison des Vins de Cadillac, château Guiraud, château Climens, château du Payre, château de Chelivette, château Roquefort, château La Rivière, château La Dominique, château Villemaurine and château La Croizille
Operator: Bordeaux Tourist Office in partnership with the Bordeaux Chamber of Commerce
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Guide, transportation, visits, tasting and lunch according to the program
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Office de Tourisme et des Congrès de Bordeaux Métropole