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Address: Le Galouchey, 33670 Bordeaux, France
Phone Number: +33 6 08 25 00 54
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Description: If you want to learn about wine in a fun environment, you've found the...
If you want to learn about wine in a fun environment, you've found the right people to help you. We have over fifteen years of experience in wine tourism, sharing French wines, food and lifestyle with wine lovers from around the world. Specialists in high end clients, we cater to all your needs when touring the vineyards. You decide the dates and the destination, Bordeaux of course but also Burgundy, Rhone, Provence & Champagne. We put you in touch with the most exciting wineries, wine-makers, restaurants and hotels available. Come along with us on a fantastic wine journey and we will share the experiences of a lifetime.
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Two Day Wine Tour

We had 5 days in Bordeaux. Decanter Tours provided excellent personalised SUV tours on 2 days of the Medoc one day and St Emilion/Pomerol the next. Highly recommended and good... read more

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5 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We had 5 days in Bordeaux. Decanter Tours provided excellent personalised SUV tours on 2 days of the Medoc one day and St Emilion/Pomerol the next. Highly recommended and good value.

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DecanterTours, Owner at Decanter Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much John. Im glad your tour was a succes and that you learned a thing or two about Boreeaux wines. Hope to see you again in another wine region in the future... Rhone or Provence? Mary More 

Sydney
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We spent two days with Caroline Matthews from Decanter Tours, a charming Irish woman living in Bordeaux. One day was spent on the Right Bank, another on the left. Caroline proved to have a vast knowledge of the region, the history of the chateaux, their classifications, vintages, soil varieties and all the aspects of the wine making process. Through Decanter... More 

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DecanterTours, Owner at Decanter Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much. Im glad your tour was a success. Now you need to do your homework and drink lots of Bordeaux, in moderation of course! :) Hope to see you again in another wine region in France. Mary More 

London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Mary was a great host and made our wine tour both educational and fun. Our group enjoys wine, but we are far from experts. Mary tailored the tour to us and helped us learn about the region without confusing us for wine connoisseurs. The travel from chateau to chateau can be a decent drive, but Mary made sure we were... More 

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DecanterTours, Owner at Decanter Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much Eric. Glad you all had a good time. Hope to see you again in another destination. Provence perhaps? Mary More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Mary knows her stuff! I brought out a group of 8 people who had never been to Bordeaux before and were about to embark upon a 48 hour tour of seven châteaux. It was imperative that they had a good grasp of what Bordeaux is all about, and Mary gave that to them. Whether historical, geographical or sensory, the information... More 

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DecanterTours, Owner at Decanter Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Ewan. Your group was fantastic. Im glad you all had a good visit. Mary More 

San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We had a wonderful time with Mary in Bordeaux. She was recommended by wine friends from the Napa Valley and we could not have had a better guide. Mary is an American who has lived in France for a long time. She was incredibly warm and friendly with us. At the same time, she was treated with great respect by... More 

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DecanterTours, Owner at Decanter Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Sonja. I am delighted you had a good time. More 

Charlotte
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Our trip to Rioja, in October of 2013, was our third trip organized by Mary Dardenne of Decanter Tours. Prior trips include Bordeaux and Tuscany. The trip was outstanding. It had the wonderful balance of education in regional wines, cultural, and history. Mary took the time to understand what we were looking for in our vacation and delivered again.

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Dallas
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Decanter Tours is the expert in planning and execution of French wine tours. My experience happened to be in the Bordeaux region and I have not yet had the opportunity to experience decanter tours in other regions of France, but I will as soon as time permits. Mary took care of all needed arrangements including, transportation upon arrival, hotel accommodations,... More 

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DecanterTours, Owner at Decanter Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the praise. December is a great time of year to come as the properties are relatively void of visitors. This was perhaps the highlight of my year. What a great way to end a season! See you next time in Burgundy. More 

Seattle, Washington
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36 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

First let me say that I went on what I believe was an unconventional tour in comparison to the more short-term Bordeaux excursions normally offered. Simply stated though, the tour was not well planned overall and in many ways not a good value for what was provided. Within Bordeaux, Mary has good connections with many of the Chateau and put... More 

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DecanterTours, Manager at Decanter Tours, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, We value your feedback. In fact after nearly 15 years of organizing very high end individual and group wine tours, this was our first budget school trip. The school dictated quite clearly the itinerary and the standards of this tour which we adhered to. The budget was very restricted in order to allow a maximum number of young... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013 via mobile

I was referred to Mary by another guide who could not provide the complete package for our stay and tour of the Bourdeax region. Mary could not have been more accomodating during the scheduling and booking. While I did not provide the lead time needed for all the locations she wanted to take us, she put together an amazing 2... More 

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DecanterTours, Owner at Decanter Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. It's lucky I have as much fun as my clients in wine touring. More 

Birsfelden, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

As a group of 4, we contacted Mary to organize 4 days of touring through Bordeaux area, visiting wine yards in St. Emilion, Medoc, Pessac-Leognan, Sauternes and Cognac. Everything was very well prepared and was working out fine. Mary was also flexible to respond to our short-term requests, and could provide us with all the information we wanted during our... More 

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DecanterTours, Owner at Decanter Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review. I am so glad you all ejoyed the trip. Let me know if you ever want to visit another French wine destination. All the best, Mary Dardenne More 

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Address: Le Galouchey, 33670 Bordeaux, France
Phone Number: +33 6 08 25 00 54
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux

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