10.00am – Your Saint-Emilion wine tour begins
Meet your friendly guide in the centre of Bordeaux city at the tourist office. Climb aboard your luxury minivan for the day and set off for the drive from Bordeaux to the vineyards of St.Emilion.
Your guide is an expert in the Bordeaux and St.Emilion region and will introduce the Saint-Emilion appellation and all you need to know about it as you go.
11.00am – Arrival at Saint-Emilion
You've arrived in the famous winemaking village of Saint-Emilion! Start your day tour with a guided tour of the medieval village which was classified in 1999 as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
12.00pm – Enjoy your lunch break at a Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé chateau
It's time to visit your first St.Emilion chateau of the day for a tour and wine tasting! Enjoy a walk through the chateau's vineyards, a guided tasting of two of their wines, learn wine tasting tips and enjoy a picnic with local French produce.
2.00pm – Continue your wine tour with a visit and tasting at a Saint-Emilion Grand Cru chateau
After lunch your guide will take you on to your second chateau visit of the day. Discover the wine-making techniques of the chateau which allow the wine maker to transform grapes into wine! And finally taste at least two wines from the château.
4.00pm – Return to Bordeaux city-center
After your second visit it will be time to climb aboard your minivan for the drive back to Bordeaux center where you will arrive at 4pm.
Do not hesitate to ask your local guide for his favourite restaurants or wine bars!