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Great wines, very welcoming

Being one of my top favourite Bordeaux wines we booked the White path tour. Our host, Katerina, was... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2018
Blaricum, The Netherlands
Outstanding White Path Tour

My husband and I took the White Path Tour with Kateryna and were amazed by her deep knowledge of... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Fort Worth, Texas
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We will receive youfrom Monday to Saturday, preferably by appointment, 9:30am to 12:30pm and from 2:00pm to 7pm.Visits are possible in different languages : French | English | Spanish | Portuguese | German | Danish.We wish you many happy...more
Rue du Chateau, 33250 Saint-Julien-Beychevelle, France
+33 5 56 73 89 43
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

Being one of my top favourite Bordeaux wines we booked the White path tour. Our host, Katerina, was very welcoming and showed us around with great pleasure. We got an nice insight in the vineyards, the cellar and the winery. Of course we ended with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

My husband and I took the White Path Tour with Kateryna and were amazed by her deep knowledge of the terroir and grape growing process. We have done many wine tours and this was the most informative and well-run tour hands-down.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2017

Besides their excellent wines and beautiful historic property and castle, they have a tall modern tower, with elevator, to take you up to a lookout platform for a 365° view of their property and the beautiful area of the Saint Julien appellation.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 21, 2017

This winery was great. First, the wine is very good - we even shipped some home. Next, our we had a great tour guide - super friendly and knowledgeable. Lastly, the had a cool new modern tasting room that included a tower you can go...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

Visited here with friends and found tour of vineyard pretty good with winemakers open about trying to lessen use of pesticides and herbicides and are testing out some biodynamic methods. Château was really well renovated by Alcatel the previous owners. Tower is nice addition to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 29, 2017

We booked a coach tour to Chateau Gruaud Larose. It was fascinating. Bordeaux covers 300,000 acres and is France's largest fine wine region. There are @ 10,000 wine-producing chateaux producing @ 960 million bottles of wine each year. 88% of Bordeaux wine is red, the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

Gruaud Larose is a second classification Grand Cru so we of course had high expectations especially being winemakers ourselves. We were not to be disappointed. Having a connection with a Sonoma County winery run by the same family we were able to get a private...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Steve P
Reviewed June 4, 2017

I must admit that I was taken by the beauty of Chateau Gruaud-Larose. I am perplexed by the negative comments in some of the reviews posted here. We visited a lot of vineyards in this region and through France and this was certainly the best...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank a36redbaron
Reviewed May 20, 2017

A long and tortured drive following in-existing/confusing signage finally leads us to a white modern reception area where we are asked to wait for the appointment, since our guide is on the phone. Visits are individual, you/your group (specified at the time of reservation) will...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Oliver S
Reviewed December 6, 2016

We visited here during a river cruise. Just beautiful and some of our favorite wines of the seven days in Bordeaux. I love hearing about the technology that is used by big wine giants to keep their grapes safe and healthy.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Katie V
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