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Wine-making weekend on the Bordeaux Grand Crus wine route

3 Nights

4 Days

Are you a wine enthusiast with a particular fascination for Bordeaux wines?! If so, this holiday is made for you! Enjoy a short wine and gastronomy break on the Bordeaux region wine route. Discover the top Grand Cru Classé 1855 wines of Bordeaux, Pessac-Léognan, Graves, Sauternes, Saint-Emilion, Médoc, Saint-Julien, Pauillac, etc. Learn how to enjoy these fine wines through different tasting techniques. A magical wine tour – tease your palate with unique memories guaranteed!

From 550.00 € per person

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Ville de saint Emilion
Chai à barriques d’un grand cru classé

Program

Day 1

Bordeaux, where it all starts...

  • Walking tour of Bordeaux with a private guide
  • Lunch in a typical Bordeaux restaurant
  • Visit to the Cité du Vin wine museum
  • Return to the hotel at the end of the day
  • Dinner in a gourmet restaurant in Bordeaux
  • Night in a charming Bordeaux hotel

 

Day 2

From the roundness of the Graves wines to the sweet Sauternes wines

 

  • Visit and tasting at Château Haut Brion (Pessac-Léognan)
  • Lunch in a Relais and Château restaurant in the wine area
  • Visit and tasting at Château Smith Haut Lafitte (Graves)
  • Visit and tasting at Château Yquem (Sauternes)
  • Return to the hotel at the end of the day
  • Dinner in a Michelin-starred Bordeaux restaurant
  • Night in a charming Bordeaux hotel

 

Day 3

Saint Emilion, a very elegant nose

 

  • Visit and tasting at Château Troplong Mondot (Saint-Emilion)
  • Lunch in a restaurant in the Saint-Emilion wine area
  • Walk in the village of Saint-Emilion and visit the underground monuments
  • Visit and tasting at Château Figeac (Saint-Emilion)
  • Return to the hotel at the end of the day
  • Dinner cruise on the Garonne
  • Night in a charming Bordeaux hotel

 

 

Day 4

Médoc, roundness and distinction

 

  • Visit to Nadalié barrel production business
  • Visit and tasting at Château Gruaud Larose (Saint-Julien)
  • Lunch in a gourmet restaurant
  • Private tour and tasting at Château Lafite Rothschild (Pauillac)
  • Return to Bordeaux

 

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Wine-making weekend on the Bordeaux Grand Crus wine route

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4

Bordeaux, where it all starts...

 

After a good breakfast, your private guide will pick you up at the hotel to take you on a walking tour of the city of Bordeaux. Learn about its past, history and hear all the anecdotes about its wine-growing regions. Let yourself be tempted by some of our region's flagship delicacies during your stroll.

Following lunch in a typical Bordeaux restaurant, enter and explore this architectural wonder, the Cité du Vin wine museum – a journey through time and space to the heart of wine cultures.

Dine in a gourmet restaurant and spend the night in a charming hotel in the centre of Bordeaux.

 

 

 

From the roundness of the Graves wines to the sweet Sauternes wines

Your driver and private guide will pick you up at the hotel for a private tour followed by tasting at Château Haut Brion, producing a Pessac-Léognan PDO (Protected Designation of Origin), Grand Cru Classé (A) 1855 wine. Lunch is in a Relais and Château restaurant amid the vines.

We continue with a private tour of Château Smith Haut Lafitte, which produces a Graves Grand Cru Classé wine, followed by a tasting of the château’s two leading wines. End the day with a prestigious private visit to Château Yquem, which produces a Premier Grand Cru Classé (A) 1855 wine, with a Sauterne wine tasting.

We suggest dining in a Michelin-starred restaurant, before spending the night in a 5-star Bordeaux hotel.

 

Saint Emilion, a very elegant nose

Start the day with a private tour of Château Troplong Mondot, which produces a Saint-Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classé wine, followed by a tasting. Enjoy lunch in a restaurant set in the heart of the Saint-Emilion wine area.

The afternoon is devoted to a stroll in the picturesque village of Saint-Emilion, with a visit to its exceptional underground monuments. Finish the day with a private tour of the iconic Château Figeac, which produces a Premier Grand Cru Classé wine, followed by tasting of the château's top and second wines.

Board a boat for a cruise on the Garonne at the end of the day. We suggest a traditional restaurant to revisit past dishes. Return to spend the night at the hotel in Bordeaux.

 

 

Médoc, roundness and distinction

In the morning, leave with your driver and private guide to visit Nadalié barrel production business: discover the art of woodworking! At 11.00 a.m., head to Saint-Julien-Beychevelle for a tour and tasting of Château Gruaud Larose, a Second Grand Cru Classé 1955 wine in Saint-Julien.

Lunch is in a gourmet restaurant on the wine route. For a perfect ending, we will pull up at the ultra-prestigious Château Lafite Rothschild, the Premier Grand Cru Classé (A) 1855 estate in Pauillac, for a private tour followed by a tasting.

 

 

Options

Customize your stay by adding options of your choice: activity, night, restaurant, etc.

Vendanges dans les vignes du bordelais

Grape harvesting workshop in the vineyard

Don’t miss an exceptional experience during your visit to the Médoc: take part in the harvesting of a Cru Bourgeois followed by a winegrower's lunch at the château!

 

Remember to dress appropriately and wear shoes for a unique morning in the vineyard! This option is only valid during the harvest, from mid or late September to mid-October.

 

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Grape harvesting workshop in the vineyard

Become a winegrower for half a day in the Médoc!

 

 

Cours de cuisine au chateau à Saint Emilion

Cookery class at the château

Step into the shoes of the chef of a family-run wine estate: a perfect opportunity to combine wine and food discovery during your stay.

We offer a daytime or evening cookery workshop in the heart of the Saint-Emilion vineyards with a renowned chef. For you to decide the best food and wine pairings!

 

 

 

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Cookery class at the château

Take over the kitchens for a cookery workshop!

 

 


Homme en train de faire une dégustation de vin à l’aveugle

Blind wine tasting

 

After visiting the wine estate and tasting a Grand Cru Classé wine, we suggest you taste the latest vintage blind!

White, red and rosé wine, aromas and flavours... all your senses will be stirred as you discover what lies behind this fine wine. Surprise guaranteed!

 

 

 

 

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Blind wine tasting

Could you recognise the vintage of a wine with your eyes closed?

 

 


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