This private half-day wine tour to the Medoc region in France will take you to the Margaux and Haut Medoc appellations. Private visits and wine tasting sessions will be arranged in 2 Classified growth chateaus of both appellations.
What to Expect
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 half day tour why not experience a visit and wine tasting session in 2 Classified growth 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 or Chateau Palmer. Return to Bordeaux.
- English-speaking driver guide
- Bottles of water in the minivan
- Travel in a modern, comfortable and fully equipped minivan
What's Not Included
- Personal expenses
- Meals and drinks
- Entrance fees to monuments, museums or attractions
- Wine tasting fees