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Medoc Gourmet Wine and Culinary Tour

  • When does it run?
    21 May – 22 Oct: Tuesday
  • Start time
    9:15am
  • Duration
    9 hours
Inclusions
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
  • Bilingual guide (English and French)
  • Wine tasting sessions
  • Gourmet lunch

Key Highlights

  • Take a gourmet trail through one of the finest wine and food producing regions in the world
  • Wine and food tastings are included and you will enjoy a gourmet lunch
  • The tour is led by a local guide and conducted in a comfortable vehicle

Overview

Oh, the joys of sampling delicious food and wine–they are a match made for a culinary delight. Make it French food and wine, and well, you’re taking your culinary pleasures beyond the stratosphere! Now you can sample the two on this gourmet trail.

Follow the gourmet trail on this exclusive wine and culinary tour. Taste and enjoy the wines and culinary delights of one of the most famous gourmet regions of the world. Taste buds are already tingling no doubt.
Stop at the Château Prieuré-Lichine and learn about the history of the 1885 classification given to among the world’s finest wines. At Château Kirwan, a family affair, learn the process of winemaking and wine trade. Before heading to Château La Tour de Bessan where you will be taught about the various grape varieties and the art of blending.

Not forgetting along the way, you will also sample some culinary delights, including Foie Gras and Pate. Food and wine–ah, nothing better!

About Your Guide:
Looking for the perfect Bordeaux experience? Then the Office du Tourisme de Bordeaux will help you find your tour. You are in wine country, then they will ensure you find the tour that will suit your palette.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    21 May – 22 Oct: Tuesday

  • Duration

    9 hours

  • Start time

    9:15am

  • Meeting Point

    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.

  • Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point

Itinerary

  • 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.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
  • Bilingual guide (English and French)
  • Wine tasting sessions
  • Gourmet lunch
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.

Any child under 18 years of age are not allowed on the wine tours

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have

Customer Reviews

  • Victoria Greenwood, United Kingdom 06/12/2016

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