French wine discovery tour : Wine and Yoga

Wine and Yoga

10th - 13th May 2018

Wine and yoga,  the perfect pairing !

 

Improve your yoga skills and your wine tasting technique amongst the vines and Chateaux of Bordeaux. Yoga tones the mind as well as the body, increasing sensory perception - perfect for tasting the fine wines of Bordeaux.

And you get to hang out at some top Bordeaux properties in your yoga kit!

 

Thursday May 10:  Arrival Day

Check in to your Hotel in Bordeaux Center.

 

Introduction to Bordeaux wine tasting with leading Bordeaux Wine educator Wendy Narby, including a complementary signed copy of her book:“The Drinking Woman's Diet” a liver friendly lifestyle guide.

 

Free time in Bordeaux to explore the beautiful city and boutiques.

 

Friday May 11:  The Graves and Pessac Appellation

After Breakfast, meet Wendy and your driver, departure for the Graves appellation.

 

Enjoy a 1h15 Yoga lesson with yoga teacher Martine Bounet in the park of Chateau Haut-Bailly, classified growth of the Graves Appellation. 

 

We will continue to Chateau de Cerons where, after lunch and a visit of the chateau, we will enjoy the wines during a wine and chocolate tasting meditation. A new experience awaits you. 

 

Visit of Chateau Coutet, Classififed growth of Barsac, home to some of the finest sweet wines of the world.  We will enjoy an aperitif with the owner in their family home, followed by dinner at the chateau accompanied by the sweet and dry wines of the estate.

 

Saturday May 12:  The Great Medoc Appellation

After breakfast meet your guide and driver, leave for the Medoc.

 

We will enjoy a 1h15 Yoga lesson in the park of the Chateau Lamothe Bergeron, a Cru Bourgeois of the Haut-Medoc Appellation followed by a visit, tasting and picnic in the park of the Chateau (weather permitting).

 

We will taste and visit another vineyard in the famous Margaux appelation on the way back to Bordeaux.

 

You will return to Bordeaux for late afternoon shopping and a free evening in Bordeaux. Discover Bordeaux by night and don't miss the water mirror and the stunning place de la Bourse, reflecting all the lights...

 

Sunday May 13: Departure Day 

 

Check out of your hotel.

The rest of the day is yours to explore the city of Bordeaux.

 

And do not hesitate to contact us if you would like to extend your trip and visit other areas of the region.  

 

 

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Useful information :

Your tour leaders

 

Wendy Narby 

British born Wendy's wine experience is based upon study and over 20 years working as a marketing consultant, journalist, wine coach and guide. Her wine travels take her around the globe teaching the world wine trade about Bordeaux.

Opening the doors of the world’s most famous vineyards, explaining the wonderful world of Bordeaux wines; Wendy loves to share her passion of the region with you. 

Author of  “Bordeaux Bootcamp - The Insider Tasting Guide to Bordeaux Basics”  her new liver-friendly, lifestyle guide, 'The Drinking Woman's Diet’, will be published in 2018.

 

 

Martine Bounet

A French national Martine has lived and studied yoga in London and the US and has experience and qualifications of many schools of yoga.  Martine sees each individual as unique, encouraging them to realise their physical and energetic potential through pranayama (breathing), asanas (postures) and relaxation, restoring overall body and mind well-being.

 

Price: 1 550 € per person based on double occupancy. 

Please contact us for a private room upgrade

 

The Program includes : Accommodation for 3 nights (double occupancy), 3 breakfasts, tourist tax, transportation for the entire programme in a luxury air conditioned 15 seat mid-sized coach, tour organisation, 2 yoga classes of 1h15, a chocolate and wine meditation class, a wine tasting class, a professional guide for the 2 days, all Chateau entries and tasting fees for all guests, lunches for the 2 days, dinner at Chateau Coutet, complementary signed copy of «the Drinking Womans Diet», guides and drives lunches. 

 

Not included  Transfers from airport or train station (available on request), Travel insurance, gratuities, any other extras not stated in the itinerary. Consult us for a single room supplement .

 

This tour will run with a minimum of 6 participants, we reserve the right to cancel should this number not be met. All monies wil be refunded in this case.  See our terms and conditions for other cancellation policies. 

 

 

Photos Credit 

Château Lamothe Bergeron : Maëva Gaignon

Château de Cerons : Wendy Narby

Picnic Château de Cérons : Château de Cérons