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Address: 57 Rue Bocage | 33200, 33200, Bordeaux, France
Phone Number: +33 6 43 95 19 65
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Quality wine tours run by Hamish Wakes-Miller, an experienced wine trader...

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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If you are thinking of visiting Bordeaux - Book Hamish!!

My partner and I have just returned from a fantastic and very memorable 3 days with Hamish wine tasting in the Bordeaux region. Hamish took care of every single little thing... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 21, 2016
SOPHIE J

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

My partner and I have just returned from a fantastic and very memorable 3 days with Hamish wine tasting in the Bordeaux region. Hamish took care of every single little thing whilst we were there, and we have learnt so much from his impressive expertise. He is a well respected gentleman in the area and his connections to Chateau owners... More 

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hamishwm, Owner at Bella Wine Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much Sophie for the kind words. It was a fun few days exploring Bordeaux. It was lovely to meet you both. Cheers H More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

We spent 2 days with Hamish and were delighted with his tour. There is no doubt that it has been the most memorable wine tour we have ever taken. We are going back this November for 2 or 3 more days.

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Dublin, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

My wife an I reached out to Hamish with very little lead time prior to a very busy weekend. He pulled together a fantastic, personalized itinerary for two days: 1 day in Medoc and 1 day in St. Emilion. Hamish's passion for wine and the Bordeaux region compliments his extensive experience and knowledge of both. We had an incredible time!... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016

Our family group of four spent a day with Hamish last month visiting 4 chateaux. It was delightful in every way. Hamish is so knowledgeable about all aspects of the wine industry around Bordeaux and such a relaxed and charismatic person. He gave us a brief tour and history of the region, took us to outstanding chateaux (with delicious wines),... More 

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hamishwm, Owner at Bella Wine Tours, responded to this review

Hi Kim Thank you for that lovely review. It was great to meet you all in Bordeaux. I hope that I have demystified and made Bordeaux and the wine region clearer. Safe travels. Cheers Hamish More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2016

We were hoping for an individualised day long tour of some of the wine regions of Bordeaux. Hamish Wakes-Miller was exactly the correct choice. He was knowledgeable, amiable and paid attention in all of the details to our preferences. His familiarity with Bordeaux and connections through the trade also ensured that we visited properties in Pomerol, St Emilion and Fronsac... More 

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hamishwm, Owner at Bella Wine Tours, responded to this review

Hi David. Many thanks for the excellent review. It was lovely to meet you and Liz in Bordeaux. Safe travels. Cheers Hamish More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2015

I cannot recommend a tour with Hamish highly enough. Two friends from California and I (from London) had two absolutely first class days with Hamish. With him we visited Rauzan Segla, Mouton, Pontet Canet, Leoville Barton/Langoa, Ducru Beaucaillou, Lascombes. To have put this programme together would be an achievement at the best of times (Bordeaux is harder than many other... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2015

We spent two days in Bordeaux with Hamish and it exceeded my expectations (which were very high). He got us into the top chateaux for private tours and tastings, taught us about Bordeaux, took us to some local restaurants and was a pleasure to be with. It didn't feel like a tourist experience and was very personalized. We will definitely... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

We had a group of nine traveling to Bordeaux at around harvest time in late Sep. Hamish did an excellent job organising our 2 days wine tasting tour. He is an experienced wine negociant. We visited seven Chateau in Saint Emilion, Pomerol and Margaux. We enjoy all of the visits including Rauzan Segla from the Chanel family and Chateau Lynch... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2015

Hamish was the perfect driver for the day! Very pleasant and extremely knowledgable about the area. We let him pick the wineries, and he did a great job with variety from small to large. He truly understands the area and the history, and we walked away grateful that we picked his service over others. Look no further, you won't regret... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2015

If you're looking for a casual but informative and in depth tour of the Bordeaux wine region, it's history, estates and wines, then Hamish is your man. Terribly well informed and having extensive personal relationships with many of the Chateaux owners, doors which would remain firmly locked to many of us are suddenly opened !!! From half a day to... More 

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