Excursion

A morning wine tour to Medoc

From 72€ / pers

Discover the prestigious wines of the Medoc ! Drive along mythical appellations (Haut-Médoc, Margaux…) which made the reputation of the Bordeaux wines. The specific terroir of the Médoc produces powerful red wines. During this morning, enjoy the visit of two wonderful chateaux!

  • Visit of two chateaux
  • 4 wines tastings
  • Aperitif with french products
  • Professional and very friendly guide
  • Small group of 8 people

9:30am: Look for the sign "Bordovino - A la française Bordeaux". Once you met your guide, leave Bordeaux from the Bordeaux Tourist Office & be driven to the Medoc Region. The guide will provide you with a lot of information about the Bordeaux wines.

10.15am: Enjoy a warm welcome in a beautiful Great Growth Classified Chateau, steeped in history. Wander through the vineyards, tour around the vat rooms and the cellar, listen to an explanation of the wine making process, all the way from the vine to the bottle. Finish by tasting the estate’s wines.

11.30am: Meet and discuss with people from a charming family run estate of the region : visit the property, listen to an explanation of the main varietals of the Bordeaux region and finish by tasting the estate’s wines while enjoying an aperitif with French delicacies (fresh bread, cheese …)

1:15pm: Back to Bordeaux.

by Bordovino À la Française
Bordeaux Tourist Office partner
Bordovino À la Française
Bordeaux Tourist Office partner

Small group tours, private tours, stays, events… Live an authentic experience and discover our most beautiful french regions!

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Amazing
Lauren Makings-ward 07/09/2020
This experience was amazing. Would definitely recommend!
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Fundido
Jeffrey Phuc Dau Che 03/08/2020
As my main man Larry David would say "Pretaay pretay pretay good!" Perhaps I would rate the Fun factor to the max if we got to smash grapes like they did in an I Love Lucy episode, but I digress, the trip was classy AF, the tour guide/driver was very knowledgeable and caring with our inquiries, sorry I forgot his name but the driver was magnificent AF, his experience driving around the backroads of Medoc was awesome, made us feel like we were on a French safari! The barrell rooms were so monumental and the multimedia tools they utilized was astounding. This is a professional crew that also knows how to have fun. Overall great tour, and would do it all over if I only could!
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Amazing tour!!
Hyerim Lee 02/20/2020
It was a small group when I joined. I like wine but I had no idea actually. The guide explained a lot of information about the wine and winery in Bordeaux from the baby steps. His explanation was so nice. Also, I asked everything I felt curious although it sounds very stupid, the guide answered well and kindly to all our questions. This tour is very useful because you can get information about wine. and it was fun, you can taste wine and some food for wine. we visited two wineries, we can try over two kinds of wine on both. it would be good if I can try upper-level wine in that winery we visited. but considering price, it was reasonable. overall, it was the fun, tasty, good, useful tour!
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Great Tour!
NOBUAKI NAKAJIMA 12/05/2019
it was wonderful experience for us. I recommend this tour to my friends and would like to join again, next time. Thank you!!!
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Wonderful
Claudia Pinto 11/22/2019
Quentin our guide was very nice and with good knowledge of the local history. The visited chateaux were amazing and St. Emilion village is beautiful. Excelent experience!
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Fantastic 1/2 day tour
Morgan P (Texas) 11/04/2019
We coupled this afternoon tour with a morning wine education class that we booked through Viator and the two paired perfectly together (FYI - apparently you can buy a whole day ticket that also includes the morning class through the tourism website, but we didn’t know this at the time. If you do that it includes lunch too. Several couples in our group did this). There were 8 people in our van and that is the max, and we liked the small intimate group for this tour. This tour included visits at 2 different “Chateaus”, one in Fronsac and another in St Emillion (our guide, Gideon, said the vineyards chosen vary by day with each booking, and they work with about 40 different top rated vineyards overall). The first tour stop gave us a tour of their vintage family home, the production facilities and an education about the region/wine making process; included 2 tastings. The second stop also gave us a tour of the original family’s castle like home and where the wine production process happens, but was slightly less “educational” than the first stop and more laid back which was a nice end to the day; included 2 tastings and yummy charcuterie board. The second stop also had a super helpful property manager who answered all our questions and helped us understand more about how to taste their wine as we sipped on a “classe” grade “rouge vin” and enjoyed our snack — we LOVED this guy almost as much as his wine. Then we finished the day up with about an hour of free time to explore inside St Emillion. Our tour guide Gideon was very knowledgable about the area and utilized the time driving in the car to share interesting info about the region and then how to navigate St Emillion at the end of the day. He also gave us a list of bars and restaurants in Bordeaux to try which we really appreciated. Would highly recommend this tour overall if you’re wanting the chance to see and taste a few vineyards and have a tour guide who is passionate about the region, and is the perfect balance of actually “touring” whilst giving an appropriate amount of free time to explore. I scowered loads of reviews for the various 1/2 day tours available and am so glad we went with this one. It was perfect!
  • english
  • french
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Duration

3 hours

What's included

Visits and wine tastings at two chateaux

Transportation

Not included

Pick up and drop off at the hotel

Number of participants

We require a minimum of 2 participants to operate the tour. Otherwise, Bordovino will have to cancel the tour and offer a full refund to the customer.

Good to know

This tour is operated by Bordovino à la Française

Meeting point

12 Cours du 30 Juillet, Bordeaux, France

They had this experience

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sunny, funny winetour
oli4 09/01/2018
Two well chosen chateaux with a very friendly and competent guide Valentin.
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Awesome
naoko 07/05/2018
I really wanna thank to Valentin. It was very fantastic and much more than I expected. You are very nice and kind guide. I'd like to visit Bordeaux again some day.
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HAPPY DAYS
NEWPORT DRAGON 05/19/2018
Quentin our guide was very personable and spoke excellent English.Such a mix of people which also made the morning interesting. The ladies who spoke during our visits to the Chateaux were very knowledgable and their command of English was also very good and were always ready to answer questions. My wife and I now have a better understanding of wine production and how it has evolved and has kept pace with the "green" issues. A morning very well spent!
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Nice morning in Medoc
Wine expert wanna be 04/14/2018
Cecilia from Bordovino was awesome! Tons of energy and really made it a nice morning. The two chateaus we visited were very good and did a very good job of explaining the process and sharing with us the wine making process. Very nice tasting and not too pushy to sell.