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Gourmet Touring

3 Lieu dit Montauge, 33190 Bordeaux, France (Rue Sainte-Catherine)
+33 6 32 80 04 74
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Ranked #8 of 78 Activities in Bordeaux
Type: Tours
Activities: Driving
Owner description: Acclaimed by Conde Nast Traveller & wine writer Jancis Robinson for their professionalism & knowledge a GT itinerary is much more than a wine tour.... more » Owner description: Acclaimed by Conde Nast Traveller & wine writer Jancis Robinson for their professionalism & knowledge a GT itinerary is much more than a wine tour. Every experience is tailor-made to individual clients’ requirements enabling them to experience the best food, wine and culture that the region has to offer. A licensed tour operating company, based in Bordeaux France since 2003, Gourmet Touring will organize every minute detail of your visit from beginning to end with an attention to detail that is unparalleled by others. « less
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Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

From the very first contact, the communication between John and us was outstanding. He understood very easily our requirements and put together a Bordeaux Wine Experience as its best. The Hotels, the chateaux visits, the wine tastings and courses as well as the chosen food location and food quality were excellent and impossible to beat. The GPS guide was handed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

John managed to arrange for us an unforgettable trip on less than a two days notice. Hotels, Chateaux visits, wine tastings, restaurants were planned with an utmost attention to smallest details. Always seeking a feedback an adjusting to our minor comments on the spot John has surpassed all our expectations. On top of everything I was especially pleased how John... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My husband and I had 2 days to tour Bordeaux and environs in May 2014. We were at a loss as to where to start until we were connected to Gourmet Touring through friends. From the first contact with John we felt we were in expert hands and relied on his recommendations. We were never disappointed. From the wonderful hotel... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

A very well organised 4 day trip to the left and right bank. John's recommendations were without exception excellent and introduced us to some wonderful smaller chateaux (as well as the more obvious), restaurants and hotels. Sat Nav was v accurate, easy to use and allowed for a flexible approach to our itinerary. We would recommend highly. Howard & Jane,... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

My husband and I had only 2 days in Bordeaux before leaving to see friends in Duras. We wanted to make sure we saw as much as we could without exhausting ourselves. I had found "Gourmet Touring" on Trip Advisor and as I was leaving before my husband, I left him in charge of working with John. He explained to... More

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Toronto
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42 reviews 42 reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My husband surprised me for my birthday with a 2 week trip to France, which included a 4 day wine tour put together by John at Gourmet Touring. John's attention to detail is truly incredible. I know that my husband connected with him by email many times in the planning stages and was very impressed, and I was really impressed... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I did a fair bit of research before booking my partner's 60th wine-tasting birthday surprise. John at Gourmet Touring stood out from his competition from the start. Really approachable, accommodating, full of great ideas and always just a click away or text away. He devised the most wonderful and unforgettable 5 day-trip for us and was on hand throughout to... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

John organised a bespoke itinerary for us a month before we arrived in Bordeaux which allowed us to experience as much as possible. John called us whilst we were in Sydney to work out our preferences and from there designed an itinerary that allowed us to really enjoy Bordeaux without feeling rushed. Every detail of our itinerary was carefully considered... More

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San Jose, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

My husband and I both started new jobs recently and we didn't really have time to plan a trip to Bordeaux, not to mention, we weren't at all familiar with the area so we weren't sure where to go, so we turned to Gourmet Touring. John planned a great trip for us. We visited numerous wineries and several monuments. We... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We wanted a short food and wine tour of the region and John of GT ensured we experienced as much as possible but without the pressure of a bus trip or worrying about making each appointment. He combined vineyards, tastings, restaurants and accommodation from his own list of quality venues. I would heartily recommend him and his company.

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