17 May – 18 Oct: TuesdayDuration
9 hoursStart time
The tour starts from the Tourist Information Centre, 12 cours du XXX Juillet, 33080 Bordeaux Cedex
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
The tour ends at the starting point
Stop at the Château Prieuré-Lichine and learn about the history the 1885 classification given to some of the world’s finest wines. At Château Kirwan, a family affair, learn the process of winemaking and wine trade. Château La Tour de Bessan will enlighten you about the various grape varieties and the art of blending.
Along the way you will also sample some of the regions culinary delights including Foie Gras and Pate.
There is no hotel pick-up. Arrive at the Tourist Information Centre, 12 cours du XXX Juillet 33080, Bordeaux Cedex. Your bilingual guide (English and French) will meet you here. Board an air-conditioned coach and set out for a gourmet wine and culinary tour in Margaux in the Medoc region.
Here is a time-wise break-up of your itinerary:
09:15am: Departure from Bordeaux Tourist Office city-center.
10:00am: The first stop will be at the Château Prieuré Lichine. Tuck into some delicious sturgeon paté while learning about the history of the Margaux appellation and the 1885 classification.
11:30am: The next stop will be at the Château Rauzan Gassies. Tour the vineyard and taste some potted foie gras.
12:45pm: Settled down to a gourmet lunch at “Le Savoie” restaurant.
2:45pm: Visit the Château Kirwan, a family-run vineyard and sample some homemade canelés.
4:00pm: Your last stop will at the Château La Tour de Bessan, where you will learn about the different grape varieties and the fine art of blending while sampling some chocolate vine shoots.
6:00pm: Return to Bordeaux.
The tour ends at the starting point.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details. If a client would like to take child on this tour please contact local isango partner with child details, and child charges would be payable to local isango partner direct at the time of arrival.
It was a great trip! I would recommend it to anyone needing a good wine tour in Bordeaux but isn't sure which one to choose. Our guide was professional and friendly and you get...Victoria Greenwood