4 AOC maximitas
4 AOC maximitas
4 AOC maximitas
4 AOC maximitas
4 AOC maximitas
4 AOC maximitas

Bordeaux wine tasting workshop

From 25€ / pers

Through this workshop, learn more about the Bordeaux vineyard and thetasting techniques. How to look at the wine, smell it and taste it, while discovering the characteristics of the different AOC (Appellations of Controlled Origin): Margaux, Saint-Emilion, Côtes de Bourg,...

  • Learning of tasting methods
  • Unique experience
  • Awakening of the senses

A mysterious corridor that leads to a huge room above which hundreds of glasses are hung... Welcome to Max Bordeaux and its magical concept that puts the Grands Crus Classés within everyone's reach!

The establishment created by Henning Thoresen, a Norwegian wine merchant who has always wanted to make the most prestigious Bordeaux wines accessible "by the glass", opened its doors to the public in October 2009.Just as you wouldn't buy a car without trying it out," explains manager Laetitia Jiménez, "before buying a Grand Cru, you have to taste it".

A unique experience, coupled with an educational approach: through these tasting workshops, discover the functioning of the Bordeaux vineyard and the characteristics of its wines. We select for this workshop representative wines of the different appellations of Bordeaux, so that you can compare them.

Red wines: AOC Margaux, Pauillac, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru and Graves.

or/and white wines: AOC Graves, Pessac-Léognan, Entre-deux-mers, Medoc.

  • Introduction to the Bordeaux vineyard and its appellations.
  • Observation of its color and analysis of the information it gives us 
  • Smell training on the "Nez du vin"
  • Description of the wine aromas and their characteristics
  • Analysis of its texture, aromatic persistence, structure to learn to identify wines

Good to know


60 minutes

What's included

4 glasses of wine of 2.5 Cl/glass

Number of participants

From 1 person till 16 persons

Meeting point

14 Cours de l'Intendance, Bordeaux, France