9:00am – Your tour starts at 9am where you will meet your friendly, local guide in front of the Bordeaux tourist office. The drive to Saint Emilion is around 40 minutes. On the way your guide will share his extensive local knowledge about our region, our wines and our culture. He / she will be more than happy to answer all your questions!
9:45am – The first stop on the tour is a guided visit of the historic village of Saint-Emilion. Enjoy an informative walking tour in the little streets of the old town of Saint Emilion dating back to the 9th century and still perfectly preserved thanks to its classification on the UNESCO heritage list. The village is located at the top of a hill and offers breathtaking views on the surrounding St Emilion vineyards.
10:45am – Time for some wine tasting at a Grand Cru Classe chateau! You will be warmly welcomed at a beautiful Classified Growth chateau just outside the village of St Emilion. Your chateau tour will start with a walk in the vineyards, followed by a tour of the cellars. You'll find out all about the wine making process from the grape to the bottle. And most importantly; enjoy a tasting of 2 wines from the chateau. Your wine tasting will be accompanied by an aperitive platter (includes dry sausage, french cheese and dark chocolate).
12:00pm – Time to leave St Emilion and drive back to Bordeaux.
Around 1.00pm – Arrive in Bordeaux, in time to take another tour in the afternoon if you wish…