Departure from Bordeaux
All year round except December 25th, January 1st
From 09:30 to 18:30
The Medoc area covers approximately 5,700 hectares of declared vineyards, annually producing on average 300,000 hectoliters of wine. Of the grape varieties permitted, 50% of the viticultural area is planted with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, and to a lesser extent Petit Verdot and Malbec. Also allowed within the AOC regulations are the varieties Cabernet Franc and Carménère. The region you will head to spans from the mouth of the river down south and includes the four famous communes of St-Estephe, Pauillac, St. Julien and Margaux.
Today, depart from your hotel in Bordeaux and head towards the famous Medoc wine region. During this full day wine tour why not experience a visit and wine tasting session in 3 Classified growth and/or Cru Bourgeois estates that have been carefully selected for their exceptional setting and quality of wine. During these visits you will learn all there is to know about the history of the estates, the wine making process as well as the techniques used during the wine making. The visits are followed by a wine tasting session.
Then, your driver guide will make you discover the "Castle Road" to admire some of the most famous chateaus such as Chateau Margaux, Chateau Palmer or Chateau Pichon Longueville. We at Ophorus will take care of your winery bookings but please note that you must be a wine professional to be able to visit and wine taste in some of the more prestigious estates such as Chateau Latour & Chateau Margaux.
This private tour ensures you enjoy full attention from your guide.
Inclusions / Exclusions
1. Reservations for 3 selected wineries
2. Follow the Chateau road
3. English speaking driver guide - wine expert
4. Travel in recent, comfortable and fully equipped minivans
5. Bottles of water in the minivan
6. Free Wifi access on board
7 . Hotel pick up from Bordeaux
1. Personal expenses
2. Meals and drinks
3. Wine tasting fees, Entrance fees
Hotel pick up in Bordeaux City Center (when applicable)
Pick up information
Hotel pick up in Bordeaux City Center
Drop off at Hotel
- Maximum 8 persons, for larger groups contact us
- Tour is operated in English unless otherwise stated
- This tour is not wheelchair accessible
- Program and Prices are listed as a guide only
- Indicated price is per minivan (not per person)
- Currency is in Euro
Possible languages: Brasileiro, Deutsch, English, Español, Français, Japanese