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Address: 21, cours d'Ornano, Merignac, Bordeaux, France
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DMjWineworks is Dewey Markham, Jr., an award-winning writer and teacher...

DMjWineworks is Dewey Markham, Jr., an award-winning writer and teacher living in Bordeaux since 1993. Dewey's unique relationship with the winemakers and his local expertise comes with just enough of the outsider's eye to understand Bordeaux from your perspective. He'll help you find the Bordeaux you've traveled here to see.

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The best wine travel guide I ever come across

Our group has traveled to wine regions across the globe and Dewey Markham is the very travel guide (not just wine travel guide) I've ever met. Quite simply, Dewey is the best... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Our group has traveled to wine regions across the globe and Dewey Markham is the very travel guide (not just wine travel guide) I've ever met. Quite simply, Dewey is the best investment you can make for doing a wine trip to the Bordeaux region. Dewey is not just incredibly knowledgeable (he has written two books on Bordeaux wine, one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Dewey was fantastic. He will tailor a tour for all experience levels. He gathered information about our wine experience and what we enjoy. We received excellent service. He even helped us return our rental car. I felt very safe and would never have seen the fantastic Chateau's on our own. I will recommend DMJ to anyone visiting Bordeaux.

Thank jactravels1013
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

My wife and I spent the day with Dewey touring the Medoc region in Bordeaux. We visited three high end vineyards and had a great lunch in a local restaurant. What is truly amazing is Dewey's knowledge of the complete wine making process and how easily he explains it. This tour is a MUST for anyone that wants to understand... More 

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Cloverdale, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The two days we spent with Dewey were some of the most memorable in three weeks of travelling all over France. We were a group of three couples that started planning with Dewey months in advance deciding where we would go. We told him what we wanted to see and then he added a few properties of his own that... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Dewey was amazing. Prior to our trip, he asked me a ton of questions to make sure he knew our preference as it was just my husband and myself. It was the best wine tasting tour we have ever done. Dewey is an acclaimed author and educator on wine. Check out his website to see all his credentials. He is... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I only had two days in Bordeaux and wanted to maximize the opportunity. To help make that happen I engaged Dewey to arrange visiting some off the beaten track chateaus in the Pessac Leognan region. I made the absolute best choice. Dewey is incredibly well informed, an engaging talker and willing to answer any question around not just wine but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We found DMJ through TA while researching wine tours over a year ago. The name Dewey Markham Jr. kept coming up and there were no bad reviews, so we booked (a year ahead of time) a two day wine tour, with a day in between. Dewey first asked us what kind of wine tour experience we wanted and how experienced... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

When planning our trip to Bordeaux we were a little overwhelmed with all the choices of vineyards and chateaux in the area. We booked a day-long tour with Dewey and he put together an itinerary that would suit all four of us (we were two couples). When setting up the tour via email, Dewey asked us questions about our preferences... More 

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Roseville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Dewey Markham is exactly the person you want to take you wine tasting in Bordeaux! We spent two days with Dewey, the first wine tasting day in the Medoc region and the second in Saint Emilion. He arranged a wonderful itinerary with diverse experiences, and his encyclopedic knowledge about the wines and the Bordeaux region not only introduced us to... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Dewey Markham is your man. My husband and I explored the Pessac-Leognan and the Medoc regions of Bordeaux with Dewey in June. What an experience! Dewey started by asking us in advance what our interests were and what we knew about wine making in general and the wine business in the Bordeaux region more specifically. He then developed a 2-day... More 

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