Full-day wine discovery tour in Saint-Emilion
Excursions & day trips

Full-day wine discovery tour in Saint-Emilion

Free cancellation
Language: English , French
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 9 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Taste 8 quality French wines with a tasting class
  • Visit two chateaux and Saint-Emilion medieval village
  • Taste 4 different local wines and learn wine process
  • Create your own ‘cuvée' from the varieties you like
What to expect

Become a wine specialist in 2 hours followed by an afternoon tour of the prestigious St-Emilion vineyards! Enjoy 2 hours with a professional wine educator who will help you decode complex Bordeaux wines, and French wines in general. Enjoy a delicious lunch with Bordeaux wines. Spend an afternoon discovering the prestigious wine region of the right bank and the beautiful Saint Emilion village.

10.30am: Take part in a casual wine tasting class and significantly improve your skills in tasting and comparing fine French wines. You’ll enjoy a welcoming glass of white wine and a glass of red wine. Learn to break the code of wine tasting by using their color, aroma, and taste. Then you’ll take a tour of France through its wines. You'll taste 4 wines from the 4 main wine regions of France, discovering their diversity and hearing about the concepts of ‘terroir’ and ‘appellation’.

Afterwards your wine educator will conduct a blending workshop. Bordeaux wines are blends made from various types of grapes, such as Cabernet sauvignon, Merlot, and others. Taste each type separately and create your very own ‘cuvée’ from the varieties that you have preferred. At the end of the class you’ll have a chance to enjoy your wines with traditional French delicacies followed by a picnic lunch.

After lunch, enjoy a scenic drive to the beautiful Saint Emilion region, kicking off your tour with a visit to an authentic and charming family-run estate along the right bank. Feel the intimacy of the private chateau as you tour the traditional vat room and cellar of this intimate estate, and then delight in a tasting class, learning the steps of wine tasting and educating your nose to identify wine aromas. At the end of the visit, you will enjoy some of their wines, and then make your way to the Great Classified Growth estate overlooking the Saint Emilion vineyards.There, you will enjoy explanations about the winemaking process, from the vine to the bottle, and then reward yourself with an aperitif accompanied by some French delicacies, such as fresh bread and cheese.

In the early evening, enjoy a guided tour of the village of Saint Emilion, classified on UNESCO’s World Heritage list.

7.15pm : Drop off in Bordeaux

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • 12 wine tastings
    • French apéritif
    • Casual and chic lunch
    • Chateaux entrance fees
    • Visit of the medieval village of St-Emilion
    • Transportation in minivan
    • Professional and friendly guide
    What's not included
    • Tips and gratuities
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    Reduced price
    • Children (4-17)
    Where

    Bordovino à la française, 3 rue d'Enghien, 33000, Bordeaux, France

    Meeting point:

    Present your voucher to your guide upon arrival 10 minutes before departure time of the tour. Bordovino A La Francaise is located in Central Bordeaux, close to Place des Quinconces.

    What to remember
    • Must be 18 years of age to drink alcohol
    • Minimum age is 10 years
    • Minimum of 2 participants or the tour may be canceled / rescheduled
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    When
    • Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays
      Departure time: 10.30am
      Return time in Bordeaux: 7.15pm

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    Provider
    BORDOVINO WINE TOURS
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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