Saint Emilion: Guided Winery Tour & Wine Tasting
- Duration: 1 hour
During this tour. you will see 2 different winery styles. First, discover a traditional winery with an authentic cellar and typical architecture of Saint Emilion, producing a traditional style of wine for the region. The second winery is a forward-looking one with modern cellar on the cutting edge of technology. Discover how the winemakers use cutting-edge technology and viticulture techniques to perfect the winemaking process and produce a different, innovate style of wine. Learn all about the winemaking process from the vines, the varietals, the aging, and everything around it. The visit will be followed by the tasting of 3 Saint Emilion Grand Cru wines, from the different estates with an introduction to wine tasting technics.
Great guide, fantastic English. Suitable as short introduction to wine-making in Saint Emilion.
During this tour, you'll see 2 different winery styles. First, discover a traditional winery with an authentic cellar and typical architecture of Saint-Emilion, producing a traditional style of wine for the region. The second winery is a forward-looking one with modern cellar and cutting edge technology. Discover how the winemakers use modern technology and viticulture techniques to perfect the winemaking process and produce a different, innovate style of wine. Learn all about the vines, the varietals, the ageing, and everything about it. The visit will be followed by the tasting of 3 Saint Emilion Grand Cru wines, from the different estates with an introduction to wine tasting techniques. The visit and tasting will be followed by a picnic, paired with a glass of wine of your choice.
We’ve just come back from the tour and picnic which we really enjoyed and would recommend. The tour is around an hour and a good introduction for beginners. The wine tasting and picnic were great. The guide spoke good English and was very helpful. The facilities were very clean as well.
You’ll begin your 1.5-hour guided winery tour at the reception of the Château Haut Breton Larigaudière. Nestled in the prestigious Margaux Appellation and ideally situated on the Road of the Châteaux, you’ll go on to discover the secrets behind the elegance of the special wines crafted here. Your tour will start in front of the winery with a presentation of the property and its history. Next, your expert guide will show you around the fermenting room, explaining the winemaking process as you go, before continuing down to the barrel cellar for an introduction on the art of wine aging.
Visit Saint-Émilion on a half-day tour from Bordeaux, and explore the vineyards and wines of the region. Meet your guide at Olala Bordeaux wine shop (located 2 rue Mably in Bordeaux center), and relax on the drive to Saint-Émilion. Enjoy a wine tasting session at Château La Croizille and Tour Baladoz, where the passionate staff will explain their story and introduce you to the art of wine production and tasting. After this, your guide will lead you on a walking tour through the center of Saint-Émilion. Explore this well-preserved medieval city, with its steep winding alleys and maze of hidden passages. Drive back to Bordeaux around 1 PM.
Visit of two wineries and st emilion village. The guide was ok, but not very informative compared to the Medoc tour with Ophorus. Also, last minute my pickup time was changed from 13.45 to 13.20 and then the guide was still late. Very chaotic.
Discover the historic sights of Bordeaux on a 2-hour walking tour of the historic center, and discover why it was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Meet your guide by the Bordeaux Tourist Office on Cours du 30 Juillet. Then, discover an outstanding ensemble of urban landmarks and architectural wonders. Stroll past the theaters, town halls, and private mansions, interspersed with squares, parks, and fountains to get an intriguing perspective on a city that is undergoing a spectacular metamorphosis. See some of the new economic and artistic projects. From the wide avenues of neo-classical neighborhoods surrounding Place des Quinconces, to the Grand Theater, and the narrow lanes of the Saint-Pierre neighborhood, the tour invites you to discover the diversity of Bordeaux’s heritage. Learn about Bordeaux’s history and the Enlightenment philosophers who influenced the city’s urban ...
My trip with Catherine in Bordeaux was very informative, interesting and thoroughly enjoyable.
Get an insider’s view of Bordeaux’s mysterious and mythical past on a 1.5-hour group walking tour of the city with a French-speaking guide. Begin your urban walking adventure by meeting your guide at the Basilica of Saint Severinus. Take in views of winding cobblestone streets, large squares, and narrow lanes as you walk from the north to the south of the city, listening to fascinating tales and legends that have haunted residents for centuries along your way. Learn about Charlemagne's ties to the city, why inhabitants were imprisoned, and discover the incredible bestiary that terrified the once-medieval city's citizens.
Delight in the renowned beaches of Biarritz, meander through the narrow streets of Saint Jean De Luz, taste local cuisine at the fishing village of Hondarribia, and marvel at the architectural beauty of San Sebastian on this full day tour from Bilbao. Follow the highway towards the east, through stunning natural landscapes, to arrive at Biarritz. Known as the Beach of Kings, it was a magnet for famous and royalty such as Napoleon III, Gary Cooper, and Frank Sinatra, and is still nowadays a very important tourist destination. Stroll through the old port, the Virgin on the Rock, and the scenic streets of this sea-side village. Next, following the panoramic coastal road views, you will continue onto Saint Jean De Luz, a lovely small village located on the French Basque coast. The house of Louis XIV, the Church of Saint Jean Baptist, and charming narrow streets are tourist highlights. Onw...
We loved Estefan! Knowledgeable and very enthusiastic. We thought it was good value for money, and loved 3/4 stops. The lunch stop in Honorarriba, could have been skipped. It wasn’t very good in my opinion. Really enjoyed it overall.
Meet your French-speaking guide and go on a walking tour of the Chartons, the former wine-trading quarter, coveted for its proximity with the quays of Bordeaux's port. From the quays of the Garonne to the antique dealers of Rue Notre Dame, whilst passing by the old wine storehouses, you can admire the work of renowned artists such as Clet, A-MO, Mr Poulet and Alber. This artistic exploration of the area, sprinkled with history and anecdotes, is the perfect way to (re)discover this charming area in a fun and original manner. The Chartons started to develop north of the city-centre from the 17th century. This renowned faubourg, initially distinct from Bordeaux, became increasingly wealthy, often attracting diverse visitors. So, it's not surprising that street artists from all over seized the walls of the Chartrons, a district full of charm, stories to tell and surfaces to paint.
toute seule avec la guide (amusante et competente) sous la pluie battante:c est la vraie art (de la rue et de la vie). merci à elle!
Experience the best of scenic Bordeaux, a city located in the midst of one of the world's most famous wine regions. Enjoy an open-air tour in a fashionable side car with a knowledgeable guide and motorbike driver. See some of the city's most important historic and cultural sites including the Place des Quinconces, Place de la Bourse, Saint Michel Basilica, Grosse Cloche bell tower, Pey Berland Cathedral Tower, and Grand Opera. Your guide will provide live commentary as you go, giving you insight into the city's history, architecture, and daily life. Starting from a convenient meeting point just in front of the Bordeaux tourist office, your itinerary may vary according to your wishes and the traffic. The price is for 1 or 2 passengers/side car. If your group is larger than two, you are welcome to book several side cars at same time.
I loved this tour of the city by sidecar. Our guide was funny and knowledgeable he made our tour special. This is certainly a better option to the hop on hop bus as the motorcycle get go down the narrow streets of the old town and you feel like you are immersed in the city.
Enjoy a guided tour of Château Haut-Breton Larigaudière while learning the secrets of Bordeaux wine production. Taste three different types of wine. Meet your guide in front of the family château. Begin your tour and learn the history of local winemaking. Discover the terroir's characteristics and visit its traditional vat room. End with a commented tasting featuring AOC Bordeaux Supérieur, AOC Margaux, and AOC Saint-Emilion Grand Cru. Stop at the winery boutique if you wish to purchase a bottle with the help of your guide. Enjoy extra time to explore the park of the château and take beautiful pictures of your experience.
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Excellent walking tour in Bordeaux with Karen. He was extremely knowledgeable and as a local, had great tips on places to eat and see which were non tourist places. Even after the tour had ended, he kept sending me additional info. He was enthusiastic and clearly loved the city, the history and what it had to offer.
Excellent masterclass, thoroughly enjoyed learning the history behind the production of Cognac from Jean-Luc who was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about his subject. I have never been a Cognac drinker but now I am converted! Would highly recommend this course.
We had a wonderful, guided tour at Chateau Haut Breton. The guide Florentine was very competent, inspiring and willing to answer all our strange questions with an interested and open mind. Not to forget excellent languages skills. We enjoyed every minute.
Great guide, fantastic English. Suitable as short introduction to wine-making in Saint Emilion.
Very experienced guide but made it very easy to understand.