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A relaxing Sunday in the Medoc

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE 


  • Full day tour 10:30am - 5:00pm


  • Semi - Private tour (8 max)


  • Private transportation in a luxury Mercedes Vito mid-sized van


  • Fluent and comprehensible English-speaking wine guide


  • A delightful picnic in the park of a Medoc Chateau 


  • Visit and tastings in 3 Médoc chateaux (included)


  • A French "aperitif" at the end of the day (drink and snack) (included



Itinerary

 

10:30 Meet your group and depart for the Medoc wine region.  On the way to your first visit your guide will  introduce you to the Bordeaux wines, the famous 1855 classification, the" terroir", the grape varieties and how each of these elements can influence the flavour of wine.
   

11:30 Your first visit is a surprising introduction to wine-making in an unexpected ultra-modern setting at a Cru Bourgeois property in the Haut Medoc appellation.  
   

12:30 Following the visit relax during your delicious picnic under the great oak tree on the property. 
   

2:00 After lunch, visit a Classified Growth Chateau in Margaux followed by a tasting of two red wines and a Bordeaux white wine of the property.
   

3:15 French aperitif hour - drink and a light snack of red wine, french bread, saucissons (some thing dont translate - lunch meats), rillettes and cheeses, on the rooftop overlooking the vines to end the day.
   

4:15 Departure for Bordeaux.
   

5:00 Arrive in Bordeaux.




Included

All winery visits and tastings, picnic lunch, French "aperitif" (drink with snack), transportation in a luxury Mercedes Vito mid-size van with wifi.

Not Included

Gratuities, accommodation, wines with meals, anything generally not stated in the itinerary.

Practical information

Wear sensible shoes and layers. Cellars can be cool and we may walk through the vines.

Each visit last between 1 to 1-1/2 hrs. and is conducted by an English speaking guide in the chateaux. The visits cover the vines, grape varieties, wine making  and end with a tasting of several wines.  
NB:  Tasting sizes are small in France, generally 2-3 oz. 

Please be on time for departure.



Duration 6 -1/2 hrs
Language English
Group 8 pers max
Tastings 6-7
Transportation Mercedes mid-sized luxury van
Apéritif included!
Lunch included!
No extras ! : 145 €
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