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“Nice day trip but minimal wine.”

Bordeaux Wine Trails
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Small-Group Saint-Émilion Food and Wine Tour with Tasting from Bordeaux
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Half-Day Small-Group Morning Wine Tour of Saint Emilion
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Small-Group Medoc Food and Wine Tour with Tasting from Bordeaux
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Bordeaux fun wine tours! Guided wine tours, Getaways in Bordeaux and the region, Authentic Activities (Gourmet walks, bike tours, cooking course...), team building, incentives, stags... Bordeaux Wine Trails gives you the best our country has to offer with the traditions we are most proud of. You will have the opportunity to taste the emblematic Bordeaux wines in the Chateaux where they are produced, whilst enjoying local products such as our beloved cheeses, cured meats and a variety of sweet treats. You will discover our culture by listening to French songs as you travel through vineyard country with your personalised tour guide, and explore our vast history visiting some of the oldest and most beautiful monuments in the region. Simple yet decadent pleasures in a laid-back setting! You will also share a special moment with the people who are perpetuating the tradition of wine-making and agriculture through many years of hard work and dedication to create the finest of French products. We are passionate people, and we want to share it with you!
Reviewed May 5, 2013 via mobile

We took the full day Saint-Emilion wine tour mid April. While this tour was great in terms of seeing the village of Saint-Emilion the wine aspect was a let down. During the 8 hour tour we only visited 2 chateau's tasting one wine at the first and 2 at the second. The quality of the wine was high however for a full day tour we expected more tastings. Lunch was a picnic at the Saint-Emilion Cordeliers Cloister which was lovely and accompanied by sparkling wine produced at the cloister. We thought the tour spent too long in Saint-Emilion, approx 1 hour looking at sites with the guide, 1 hour for lunch and then over an hour left to our own devices to explore the very small village. This time could have easily been used to visit another chateau. We felt the tour was quite expensive for what you get.

3  Thank EscapetravellerEP
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Reviewed December 31, 2012

Excellent tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable and personal. Small group (5 or 6 people). Visited 2 chateaux and the village, a little much for half-day. Would pick a full day tour in the future.

5  Thank Charlie760
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Reviewed December 11, 2012

The perfect place to drink wines!!try the year 2005 !!red wine of cource!and the city has a lot of good restaurants and you can walk a lot and taste wines!!!wineeeeesssssssssssssss

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Reviewed November 7, 2012

My wife, daughter and I signed up for an afternoon tour. We visited Lynch Bages and Lagrange. I bought 3 bottles of Lagrange white and 3 red. Both spectacular. I had never seen the white before and it was out awesome. Our guide was very helpful and knowledgeable, alternating between English and French. I mistakenly wrote Bordeaux 360's office number rather than the pick up location in my itinerary. The owner drove us to the pick up so that we would not miss the tour. One quote from the driver that resonates still was, "we French never spend more than 20 euros on a bottle of wine", and while I like and collect the classified growths we did find numerous great wines at LeClerc and Carrefour grocery stores. They feature quite good wines at very reasonable prices. Don't miss the tour.

4  Thank Paul L
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Reviewed November 6, 2012

We did the afternoon tour of St Emilion and 2 vineyards. It was fantastic! Our guide was amazing, friendly, funny and very informative. We were 2 english speakers from Ireland among French speakers but we all laughed along and we never felt left out and know we were given equal information. We felt that we learned more in those few hours, than we ever could have from guides or books. It was so personal and interesting. I would do it again tomorrow and have already recommended the tour to many friends. It was well structured, visiting two very different chateaux and given plenty of time to ask questions and enjoy the surroundings. Just one thing to note, make sure you have lunch before you set off as you won't have time to snack during the afternoon, especially when you are tasting fine wine!

8  Thank Polgara74
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