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Chateau Villemaurine

Address: Lieu dit Villemaurine, 33330 Saint-Emilion, France
Phone Number: 33 (0)5 57 74 47 30
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Ranked #15 of 32 Activities in Saint-Emilion
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Hours:
Tue - Sun 9:30 am - 7:00 pm

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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Everett, WA
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123 reviews 123 reviews
50 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This wine tour was very nice, only one other couple joined us so it was nice and intimate. Very interesting facts shared by our tour guide or how the stones from Saint Emilion were used to build the city of Bordeaux. The wine was very good and they have a nice little gift shop with some unique gifts. The city... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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116 reviews 116 reviews
20 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This was the best tour we experienced in Saint-Emilion. The 12 Euro tour and wine tasting was excellent. The only negative is the auditory and light presentation at the end of the tour that is quite lame. The tour includes a visit into the wine cellars and a history of the underground quaries underneath the town of Saint-Emilion. Since the... More 

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california
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105 reviews 105 reviews
15 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We have been on numerous wine tours and although we had a good guide who was knowledgeable, the tour was a tad arduous. They have a silly audio production in the limestone bowels that we couldn't wait until it was over. The wine was horrible and was so filled with tannins, we puckered and couldn't finish it. I would never... More 

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Alexandria, Louisiana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We experienced 6 wine tastings at 6 different vineyards on this 7 night Uniworld river cruise. This one was my favorite. They used a 60euro whole sale bottle of wine for the tasting and for the first time I could taste the difference between a good wine and a fine wine. underground cellar/caverns were fascinating ( they provide flashlights) and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

This stop was part of our Trafalgar 2013 summer Best of France Tour. It was nice to be at a vinyard and to take photos around the fields and inside the tunnel tour. Bring a sweater as it is cool down below. Enjoy the stories and just walking below the earth in the tunnels was just as fun as tasting... More 

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Mountain View, California, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

We visited the Chateau a few weeks back. The tour here is amazing...beautiful caves and a pretty good tour overall. We didn't care for the wine here but its a must visit in Saint-Emillion.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Found and booked this online and it would have been better if we didn't then have to collect the tickets from the St Emilion tourist office. There are separate tours in both French and English, this review covers the English tour. The tour provided us with an excellent view of how their wine was grown and produced together with a... More 

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canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
6 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

We visited this winery and did the tasting and tour. It was impressive. The underground labyrinth of tunnels and quarries under the vineyard was fascinating. The history given by the chateau was extremely well done and informative. The whole St Emilion history is remarkable and the light and sound show below ground was a ten out of ten. Our guide... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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83 reviews 83 reviews
14 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

We were looking for a way to see the underground mines in Saint-Emilion without going for a full-fledged tour and/or see many vineyards. We were thus pleasantly surprised to have the opportunity to go for a Saint-Emilion wine tasting that included a visit of the vineyard then an underground multimedia video in the old mines. Our guide was excellent and... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
19 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We had a really enjoyable and very informative wine tour with a charming lady called Stacie whose English was incredible. There is a great deal to learn not just about the chateau but the wine making and the lovely town of St Emilion and the tour is well worth it. The wine is very good too!

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