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Bella Wine Tours

Bordeaux, France
About Bella Wine Tours
Quality wine tours run by Hamish Wakes-Miller, an experienced wine trader and knowledgeable guide to the best Chateaux in Bordeaux and the most interesting hidden gems in the south of France. Fun, enjoyable and educational.
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot say enough amazing things about Hamish! His knowledge of wine, his personality, love of culture and food is NEXT LEVEL! If you’re looking for an expert in Bordeaux that’s a joy to explore with and have some laughs along the way... look no...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our one day wine tour with Hamish was exactly what we had hoped for. Just wish we could have had more time. Highly recommended

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Y9970KJlizh
Reviewed October 12, 2018

My friend and I just had 3 amazing days touring Bordeaux with Hamish. He was very knowledgeable, interesting and fun. We experienced a variety of Châteaus with individual attention and learned so much about wines. I cannot imagine a better tour. He went above “the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank anitalmaguire
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

We couldn’t have chosen a better guide than Hamish for our one day in Bordeaux. He covered the old chateaux and the newer, cutting edge ones. The personal relationships he has established with the trade and local restaurateurs made the day exceptional. And he’s a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank wordsrme
Reviewed August 28, 2018

We had an excellent day in the Medoc with Hamish, 3 different experiences and all very good , Hamish is a great host, knowlegable and entertaining and the wines and various Chateaux were great to visit and taste. Many thanks for making our visit even...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

If you want to explore the fabulous chateau of Bordeaux with one of the most entertaining and informative guides alive, then Bella Wine Tours and Hamish Wakes-Miller are the perfect choice. From the magnificent Chateau Margaux to some truly amazing unknown bespoke chateau, we saw...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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hamishwm, Owner at Bella Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2018

Many thanks Beanibop. It was lovely to see you in Bordeaux, and I was so pleased that you had an enjoyable time discovering the beautiful Chateaux. Thank you for the kind words. Cheers Hamish

Reviewed June 10, 2018

Hamish was not only extremely knowledgeable about the wines and chateaux of Bordeaux, but was also an absolute pleasure to spend our days with. His extensive background in the wine industry is evident as he explained everything from the differences in terroir, the wine making...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank djsanta12
hamishwm, Owner at Bella Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Thank you for the excellent review. It was an absolute pleasure to meet you. I look forward to Burgundy.... Cheers Hamish

Reviewed May 29, 2018

My wife and I recently spent a day with Hamish touring Pauillac and Saint-Julien. He selected four extremely different wineries for our tour, varying from the traditional Lafitte and Leoville-Poyferrre, to the modern Pichon Barron and the ultra-modern high-tech Pedesclaux. It was very educational listening...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Roger A
Reviewed April 17, 2018

Our two days with Hamish exceeded expectations and we were expecting a lot. Hamish is knowledgeable, friendly and has a wide network. All of that and his years of experience combined for an education in the region and wines of Burgundy. Hamish tailored this tour...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Sharon S
Reviewed March 20, 2018

Hamish is a wonderful guide. He created a great itinerary, then, provided context and interesting history and information throughout the tour. Great restaurant choices too. This was a very memorable visit to Bordeaux.

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Date of experience: March 2018
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May 1, 2017|
Response from hamishwm | Property representative |
Hi Sherri, Many thanks for your enquiry. I have replied via email. Look forward to seeing you in Bordeaux. Cheers Hamish
January 21, 2017|
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Response from hamishwm | Property representative |
my email address is on my website or here. Look forward to hearing from you.
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July 18, 2016|
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Response from hamishwm | Property representative |
That is great. We can definitely quote for this. I would suggest one day in the Medoc, One day in Saint Emilion/Pomerol and One Day in the Graves/Sauternes area. This would cover most of the key area. We can make... More