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Bordeaux Full Day Tour : Wine Tastings & Lunch

Bordeaux Full Day Tour : Wine Tastings & Lunch

Enjoy this amazing guided wine tour in Bordeaux

€195.00 Book now
Private Tour with Tastings in the Bordeaux Vineyards

Private Tour with Tastings in the Bordeaux Vineyards

We will organize a dream day for you to discover the most famous and prestigious vineyards in...

€625.00 - €675.00 Book now
Native (Forgotten) Bordeaux Grapes

Native (Forgotten) Bordeaux Grapes

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Explore Bordeaux's hidden gems: a tasting journey of indigenous grape varieties

€70.00 Book now
How to Taste Like a Pro

How to Taste Like a Pro

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Unlock the secrets of wine aromas: a blind tasting experience in Bordeaux

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St Emilion Medieval Town and Vineyard Tour

St Emilion Medieval Town and Vineyard Tour

A private tour in Bordeaux

€480.00 Book now
Private luxury wine tour in a 1973 presidential Citroën

Private luxury wine tour in a 1973 presidential Citroën

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Guillaume D

A road trip across the spectacular Bordeaux vineyards, aboard an exceptional French classic car:...

€500.00 - €750.00 Book now
Luxury private tour of Bordeaux and vineyards in a 1973 Citroën DS Limousine Convertible

Luxury private tour of Bordeaux and vineyards in a 1973 Citroën DS Limousine Convertible

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Guillaume D

Enjoy in the same tour the two highlights of Bordeaux : the elegant heritage of the city centre...

€400.00 Book now

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How to Reach Wine Tasting Experiences in Bordeaux

Wine tasting tours in Bordeaux are easily accessible by different means of transportation.

By Air

Bordeaux has its own international airport, Airport of Bordeaux-Mérignac (BOD), that serves very well the city and it's a good starting point to start visiting Bordeaux region.

By Car

To travel around Bordeaux by car, rent a vehicle from the airport or city center. Bordeaux has an excellent road network, making it easy to explore the city and surrounding wine regions. Ensure you have a GPS or map to navigate, and be mindful of parking regulations in the city.

By Train

The best way to take a wine tour to Bordeaux by train is to arrive in Bordeaux city with a TGV and from there take a train to one of these other towns: Blanquefort, Caudéran Mérignac, Parempuyre, Ludon, Margaux, Moulis Listrac, Mérignac Arlac, Pauillac, Pessac, Lesparre. You can find more information on traveling times by visiting the website of the French railways system SNCF.
BE CAREFUL! Some trains might leave from Bordeaux Moulis station and not from the central station.

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Blind Tasting In Saint Emilion

Step into the world-renowned vineyards of Bordeaux with our private wine tours, tailored just for you. Each itinerary is carefully crafted to cater to your wine preferences and interests, providing a deeply personal exploration of Bordeaux's prestigious wine estates. From exclusive tastings in historic cellars to intimate meetings with top winemakers, your private tour is designed to immerse you in the best of Bordeaux's wine culture. Discover the art of winemaking and savor the exceptional flavors of Bordeaux on a journey crafted uniquely for you. To begin planning your Bordeaux private wine tour, please fill out the form below.

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The best season to visit Bordeaux?

The season to visit Bordeaux vineyards is actually very long, as it goes from May to the end of September.
In May, vine rows are starting to grow, while September is the harvesting period. It might be very interesting to visit the region during the harvesting season, but some wineries don't allow visitors during that time. Check out our list of Bordeaux grape harvest tours to discover where you can join the harvest.

What to do in Bordeaux?

The Bordeaux wine region offers a wealth of experiences for visitors. Here are some quick suggestions for an unforgettable trip:

  • Bordeaux: The vibrant and historical capital city.
  • Saint-Emilion: The wine capital with a rich medieval history.
  • Arcachon: A unique coastal town with distinct districts.

Explore more in our Travel Guide to the Bordeaux Wine Region.

What to taste in Bordeaux?

Before embarking on your Bordeaux wine-tasting experience, here are some essential tasting notes :

  • Bordeaux Red Blends: These wines are typically full-bodied, boasting high tannins and medium acidity. Expect aromas of red and dark fruits like cherries or blackcurrants, complemented by notes of dark chocolate and herbs. Some blends may even offer hints of graphite and minerals.
  • Bordeaux White Blends: These wines are dry and range from medium to light-bodied. Unlike their red counterparts, white blends have no tannins and feature medium to high acidity. Look for distinctive aromas of lemon, lemongrass, grapefruit, and citrus.
  • Bordeaux Sweet Wines: These delightful wines are known for their sweetness and complexity. You can expect rich flavors of honey, apricot, peach, and tropical fruits, often accompanied by hints of caramel and spices. Bordeaux sweet wines offer a perfect balance of sweetness and acidity, making them a true delight for your palate during your Bordeaux wine tasting journey.

What travellers says about Bordeaux Wine Tours

patrick April 25, 2023
Fantastic Experience We really enjoyed our tour. A very unique experience and a diverse expedition. This is not just your run-of-the-mill wine cellar tours.
Carolyn May 26, 2023
Chateau du Pressac wine Tour, highly recommended Our student tour guide made it a wonderful experience, unfortunately I can’t remember her name, but she is from Sainte Emillion. The Chateau itself , the grounds and the breathtaking views were outstanding.
TERRY September 28, 2023
Exceptional Very informative and enjoyable tour, highly recommended. Thankyou
Pam April 18, 2024
Fantastic Chateaux visit We met the delightful AJ and she shared her wonderful knowledge of the family winery and the region. We could not have asked for a more comprehensive and informative visit. The wines are outstanding and couldn’t recommend this tour more highly. Thankyou AJ
Andrea April 5, 2024
amazing experience Lisa has been amazing, very well prepared and ready to answer all our questions. The tour was nice too and the view in amazing, we did the late afternoon and was just perfect
Sarah September 23, 2022
Excellent! Really interesting tour and explanation of how they make the organic wine here. Tasting was good too and she explained how to taste too
Svein T.
Svein T. October 11, 2023
Interesting visit Very interesting introduction to bio dynamic wine making from an enthusiastic guide.
TANYA August 20, 2023
very interesting experience We really liked our wine tasting. There were only two of us and we met Christof, who was born in the family of winemakers and has been winemaker himself for 40 years. We have learnt a lot from him.
Karen July 20, 2022
Wine tasting It was a lovely experience. All the ins and outs were explained. Tasted some beautiful wines and even got the host to phone her daughter in law so we can go wine tasting there. Fantastic
Tsvi August 3, 2023
וnteresting L'instructeur était super et très compétent et a su répondre à mes questions d'une manière facile à comprendre. (The instructor was great and very knowledgeable and was able to answer my questions in an easy to understand way.)

Frequently Asked Questions

The most frequently asked questions by our visitors

Which places provide the best wine tours in Bordeaux for groups?

These places provide the best tours for groups:

What do you normally do during visiting Chateaux in Bordeaux?

During a visit at a winery in Bordeaux for a wine tasting and tour experience you can expect to both taste wines and experience the landscape of Bordeaux. Different wineries in Bordeaux offer different types of setups for the tasting and tours but most experiences take at least 1 hour. For each wine tasting and tour experience for Bordeaux presented on our website, you will see a bullet point list of what you can expect to experience.

Language tips for visiting Bordeaux

Some words to remember before you visit to experience wine tour in Bordeaux:

“Vignoble” – Winery

“Vin” – Wine

“Vignoble” – Vineyard

“Vigne” – Vine

“Dégustaction de vins” – Wine tasting

“Cave à vins” – Wine cellar

“Vin rouge” – Red wine

“Vin blanc – White wine

“Vin rosé” – Rosé wine

What is the famous wine village near Bordeaux?

One of the famous wine villages near Bordeaux is Saint-Émilion. Located on the right bank of the Dordogne River, Saint-Émilion is known for its picturesque vineyards, historic architecture, and exceptional wines. It is a designated UNESCO World Heritage site and a renowned wine region within Bordeaux, particularly celebrated for its Merlot-based red wines. Saint-Émilion offers a charming and quintessential wine village experience, attracting wine enthusiasts from around the world.

Which grape from Bordeaux is considered one of the greatest?

The grape variety from Bordeaux that is considered one of the greatest is Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabernet Sauvignon is widely grown in Bordeaux, particularly in the left bank region, where it plays a significant role in the renowned red Bordeaux blends. Known for its bold structure, deep flavors, and aging potential, Cabernet Sauvignon contributes to the complexity and longevity of Bordeaux wines. It is highly regarded as one of the world's finest and most revered grape varieties.

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