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Gourmet Touring

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Address: 3 Lieu dit Montauge, 33190, Bordeaux, France
Phone Number: +33 6 32 80 04 74
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Acclaimed by Conde Nast Traveller & wine writer Jancis Robinson for...

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.

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Excellence in private touring

John and his team work with clients to create a very personalized experience. I was attending French language school in Bordeaux for 2 weeks and during that time wanted to visit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Los Angeles, California
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English first
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

John and his team work with clients to create a very personalized experience. I was attending French language school in Bordeaux for 2 weeks and during that time wanted to visit several of the vineyard/chateaux that are part of Bordeaux fame. In addition, I wanted to participate in cooking classes typical of the local cuisine. John was able to arrange... More 

Thank Funtravel602010
Rockaway, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Two couples spent five wonderful days in Bordeaux, France thanks to John and his company Gourmet Touring. I immediately felt comfortable with John when he set up a phone call from France to discover exactly what we were looking for in our trip. The accommodations that John chose for us were truly spectacular. We stayed in two chateaus and a... More 

Thank raposa5
Wausau, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the very beginning when we got in touch with Gourmet Touring, we were very impressed by the personal attention given to all our queries and requests when we were planning our Wine and Culinary Tour with John Mears . John custom tailored a self driving tour for us and our traveling companions, Charles and Susan Koh, and assured us... More 

Thank Petsnake
Singapore, Singapore
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful experience with GT. John was extremely helpful from the start, consulting with us to design the customized itinerary for our first trip to Bordeaux. The service rendered was top notch and we truly enjoyed every (hassle-free) moment of our trip! We will most definitely engage GT's services again in the future.

Thank fi0na0ng
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a great experience with GT right from the planning stage. John's experienced, responsive and able to tailor the trip design towards client's needs. I felt that all suggestions were practical and thoughtful. Please don't be shy to let GT know about what you wish to do, see, and eat. But also be open to explore new things suggested... More 

Thank Jo T
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our first visit to Bordeaux and lucky that we picked the right tour guide, Gourmet Touring planned the whole 2 days trip for us and their services was excellent and detail. All our visit to the chateaus are private and touring of the Chateaus are done in English so make it very easy for us to understand about... More 

Thank Rex W
Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was struggling to plan my Bordeaux trip with 2 girlfriends until I contacted John, with Gourmet Touring. Within a day or so, John had an outline of recommendations and logistics planning. John truly listened to our requests, likes and dislikes when choosing our Chateaux visits, sightseeing, lodging, restaurants, etc. Every single minute of our trip John planned for us... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We found Gourmet Wine touring via the internet and were immediately impressed with John, his follow up and attention to detail. We spoke with him twice before our travel date so he could work with us to set up vineyard visits and sight seeing tailored to our requirements. The attention to detail was obvious once we arrived in Bordeaux, as... More 

Thank natfrances
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We had a fantanstic time in Bordeaux thanks to John & his excellent communication & planning skills. From his personal transportation, to his suggested restaurants, to his GPS guided itinerary his service did not disappoint. Highly recommend!

Thank Nancy W
Albany, California
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

We used John and Gourmet Touring to recently take care of pretty much everything on our recent trip to Bordeaux and it all worked out wonderfully. As we were planning all of our other details on the other parts of our trip we wanted to fire and forget, though now we'll likely be back for a more customized trip in... More 

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