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Bordeaux -

with Grape Tours in October 2019

- 4 nights

Day 1 – Monday Oct 7th 2019

ARRIVAL IN BORDEAUX, VISIT TO CITE DE VIN & WELCOME DINNER

 

Join Pierre Gouttenoire, winemaker and co-founder of Grape Tours for a visit of Bordeaux's new Cite de Vin & a lovely welcome dinner in a local restaurant as we get ready to explore 3 of the most important Bordeaux regions over the next 3 days

 

Hotel: 4 stars in Bordeaux to be determined

 

Day 2 – Tuesday Oct 8th 2019

RIGHT BANK

 

We'll go discover the right bank and visit three wineries to discover the complexity of Merlot in different terroirs (Fronsac, Pomerol and Saint-Emilion), with a fabulous lunch at one of the wineries.

We'll stop in picturesque St. Emilion.

Free time after the tour to try a restaurant of your choice or to relax in the hotel.

 

Day 3 – Wednesday Oct 9th 2019

LEFT BANK

On this day we'll head to the West side of the river where Cabernet-Sauvignon prevails, to the iconic areas of Margaux, Pauillac -Saint Estèphe and Saint-Julien to explore the diversity of styles according to the terroir.

We will meet a barrel maker to understand the art of the ageing in wood.

We'll enjoy a delicious lunch at the second winery during which we'll enjoy more wines.

Free time after the tour to try a restaurant of your choice or to relax in the hotel.

 

Day 4 – Thursday Oct 10th 2019

SAUTERNES & PESSAC-LEOGNAN

On the third morning, we will start the day by a stop in Pessac-Leognan to taste delicious white wines and some reds (blends of Cabernet-Sauvignon and Merlot). Then we head to the amazing area of Sauternes where we will get to try world-class wines, with lunch at the winery.

Good-bye drink in local wine bar downtown Bordeaux, and free time for dinner and departure of guests the next morning.

 

 

 

This trip includes:

Roundtrip transportation in mini-van or small bus from Bordeaux

Accommodation in 4-star hotel in central Bordeaux

Winery visits & tastings, group activities, guided visits and tickets

All meals in great mentioned local restaurants or farms (standard wine included)

 

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