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Bordelais Unveiled

There is no better way to deepen your French wine knowledge than to experience this authentic and luxurious wine and gastronomy tour in the most renowned wine regions in the world: Saint-Emilion, Medoc & Graves. Exclusive dinners in castles, wine tastings with top vintners, a private visit of legendary Chateau Margaux, with a top guide and wine expert throughout the trip. Immerse yourself in the French 'Art de Vivre', deepen your knowledge of top French wine and food while having a lot of cultured fun!
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Bordeaux
6 to 8 people
5 days
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This story can be aranged as a standalone experience or we can organize it as part of a longer customized itinerary our team would craft for you. Once selected, the concierge team will work with you to discuss and plan a suitable program as per your requirements

Participants

Group size: 6 to 8 people Prior Experience: No specific experience or knowledge is required, though any previous knowledge of these incredible wines will serve you well Family Friendly: This journey is not available for underage participants

Timing & Duration

Duration: 5 days

Practical

Etiquette: Please let the guides, sommeliers and experts handle some of the rare and valuable wines What to wear: Casual wear and smart evening wear What to bring: No special requirements. Don't forget your camera and spare batteries, plugs may not be available

Availability

Frequency: May 30th to June 4th Lead time: 2 months

Small Print

Cancellation: Cancellation conditions may vary, please contact us for details Modifications: Modifications are possible subject to case by case review and approval, and cannot be guaranteed. Surcharges may apply No Show: No refund
Arrival in Bordeaux city by train or plane. Pick up and transfer to the hotel. First introduction to Bordeaux wines with our wine expert who will introduce the different main grapes and “appellations” of the most renowned wine region of the world.

Winery tour of Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte, ranked among the Grands Crus Classés for red wine, being one of the leading estates in the Graves. Private welcome gourmet dinner inside one of the sequestered and authentic rooms of the wine Château hotel.
Day 1 Bordeaux - Graves
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Arrival in Bordeaux city by train or plane. Pick up and transfer to the hotel. First introduction to Bordeaux wines with our wine expert who will introduce the different main grapes and “appellations” of the most renowned wine region of the world. Winery tour of Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte, ranked among the Grands Crus Classés for red wine, being one of the leading estates in the Graves. Private welcome gourmet dinner inside one of the sequestered and authentic rooms of the wine Château hotel.
Recommended Stay Wine Chateau
Arrival in Bordeaux city by train or plane. Pick up and transfer to the hotel. First introduction to Bordeaux wines with our wine expert who will introduce the different main grapes and “appellations” of the most renowned wine region of the world. Winery tour of Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte, ranked among the Grands Crus Classés for red wine, being one of the leading estates in the Graves. Private welcome gourmet dinner inside one of the sequestered and authentic rooms of the wine Château hotel.
Drive on the impressive wine roads and stop at amazing wine castles for a private visit and tasting, including such as illustrious brand like Pontet Canet and Chateau Margaux. 

Lunch in a charming and typical bistro at Saint Julien village. Encounter some other prestigious wine chateaux such as Pichon Longueville, Lynch Bages, or Palmer. Private dinner in the beautiful and historical wine Chateau Beychevelle dining area.
Day 2 Medoc Wine Area
Drive on the impressive wine roads and stop at amazing wine castles for a private visit and tasting, including such as illustrious brand like Pontet Canet and Chateau Margaux. Lunch in a charming and typical bistro at Saint Julien village. Encounter some other prestigious wine chateaux such as Pichon Longueville, Lynch Bages, or Palmer. Private dinner in the beautiful and historical wine Chateau Beychevelle dining area.
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You'll enjoy a boat ride in a traditional boat navigating oyster farms, traditional villages and small beaches of the peninsula. Enjoy oysters with local white wine. Visit of Arcachon city and its villas with a typical Victorian architectural style.

Transfer to the Saint Emilion wine region. Walk to Chateau Trop Long Mondot, Saint Emilion Grand Cru Classé for a private visit. Dinner at the Chateau on a terrace overlooking the beautiful vineyards.
Day 3 Arcachon Bay
You'll enjoy a boat ride in a traditional boat navigating oyster farms, traditional villages and small beaches of the peninsula. Enjoy oysters with local white wine. Visit of Arcachon city and its villas with a typical Victorian architectural style. Transfer to the Saint Emilion wine region. Walk to Chateau Trop Long Mondot, Saint Emilion Grand Cru Classé for a private visit. Dinner at the Chateau on a terrace overlooking the beautiful vineyards.
Recommended Stay Local Boutique Hotel
Drive through the Saint Emilion vineyards, the world famous wine area, listed as World Heritage by UNESCO. Private visit of Grand Corbin Despagne estate. The winegrower himself will reveal some of his secret methods used in producing world famous wines.

Private visit, wine Tasting and lunch at La Dominique estate, overlooking the most renowned vineyards of Saint Emilion. Full afternoon to discover Saint Emilion, a magnificent medieval Unesco heritage village. Gourmet dinner in a star rated restaurant located in the center of Saint Emilion village.
Day 4 Saint Emilion Wine Area
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Drive through the Saint Emilion vineyards, the world famous wine area, listed as World Heritage by UNESCO. Private visit of Grand Corbin Despagne estate. The winegrower himself will reveal some of his secret methods used in producing world famous wines. Private visit, wine Tasting and lunch at La Dominique estate, overlooking the most renowned vineyards of Saint Emilion. Full afternoon to discover Saint Emilion, a magnificent medieval Unesco heritage village. Gourmet dinner in a star rated restaurant located in the center of Saint Emilion village.
Recommended Stay Local Boutique Hotel
Drive through the Saint Emilion vineyards, the world famous wine area, listed as World Heritage by UNESCO. Private visit of Grand Corbin Despagne estate. The winegrower himself will reveal some of his secret methods used in producing world famous wines. Private visit, wine Tasting and lunch at La Dominique estate, overlooking the most renowned vineyards of Saint Emilion. Full afternoon to discover Saint Emilion, a magnificent medieval Unesco heritage village. Gourmet dinner in a star rated restaurant located in the center of Saint Emilion village.
Drive again through the amazing Saint Emilion wine jurisdiction and the most renowned Merlot vineyards of the world to reach the Pomerol area. Visit and wine tasting at Pomerol estate, Chateau Petit Village. Private lunch at the terrace of Chateau Petit Village overlooking their vineyards. 

Transfer to Bordeaux and enjoy a 2 hour private guided tour of the city, an architectural jewel dating back to the 18th century. Wander around the capital of wines, feel the presence of the Garonne river and admire the shiny white-stoned 19th century buildings. Farewell Dinner in a typical bistro restaurant.
Day 5 Pomerol - Bordeaux
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Drive again through the amazing Saint Emilion wine jurisdiction and the most renowned Merlot vineyards of the world to reach the Pomerol area. Visit and wine tasting at Pomerol estate, Chateau Petit Village. Private lunch at the terrace of Chateau Petit Village overlooking their vineyards. Transfer to Bordeaux and enjoy a 2 hour private guided tour of the city, an architectural jewel dating back to the 18th century. Wander around the capital of wines, feel the presence of the Garonne river and admire the shiny white-stoned 19th century buildings. Farewell Dinner in a typical bistro restaurant.
Recommended Stay Local Boutique Hotel
Drive again through the amazing Saint Emilion wine jurisdiction and the most renowned Merlot vineyards of the world to reach the Pomerol area. Visit and wine tasting at Pomerol estate, Chateau Petit Village. Private lunch at the terrace of Chateau Petit Village overlooking their vineyards. Transfer to Bordeaux and enjoy a 2 hour private guided tour of the city, an architectural jewel dating back to the 18th century. Wander around the capital of wines, feel the presence of the Garonne river and admire the shiny white-stoned 19th century buildings. Farewell Dinner in a typical bistro restaurant.

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The wine regions of Bordeaux are a large number of wine growing areas, differing widely in size and sometimes overlapping, which lie within the overarching wine region of Bordeaux, centred on the city of Bordeaux and covering the whole area of the Gironde department of Aquitaine.
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