The very best wine tour of Bordeaux France

Written by on February 6, 2018 in Aquitaine, Tours in France, Wine and Drinks

Saint Emilion Vineyards

When it comes to French wine, there’s one place that always comes top of the class in a long list of legendary wines – Bordeaux.

A wonderful wine tour of Bordeaux

Bordeaux Place de la Comedie

For wine lovers, there’s no better time to take a tour of Bordeaux than autumn. It’s certainly warm enough to sit outside and enjoy the cool night air in comfort (above pic, Bordeaux in October) The grapes have ripened, the harvest is in and the wine is in production. It’s a time of celebration and the perfect season to discover the tastes and the terroir – that oh-so-French word that means location, weather, temperature and so much more.

Artistic Gourmet Adventures run a week long brilliant tour of Bordeaux in October. You’ll visit exquisite St Emilion, pretty and quaint Pomerol. You’ll get to know the fabulous city of Bordeaux, known as the Peal of Aquitaine. And, you’ll explore the legendary wine areas of Medoc, Sauternes and Graves.

Rooftops of Saint Emilion

And, you’ll have private wine tastings in the cellars of chateaux and visit vineyards. You’ll be accompanied by professional wine expert Hamish Wakes-Miller, an international wine judge, who lives in the Bordeaux region. With his extensive book of contacts, you’ll get access to some very special wine tastings in the most beautiful of castles.

Gastronomic Bordeaux

On this tour you’ll have the best of French gastronomy to go with those amazing wines. Gourmet dinners cooked just for you at your Chateau home by Cordon Bleu Chef Walter Eagleton are included. Yes, that’s right, you’ll be staying in a truly magnificent neo-Renaissance chateau where you’ll be treated like royalty. This is a VIP tour with a capital V. Luxurious rooms, a fabulous swimming pool, the most amazing views over the vineyards – you’re absolutely not going to want to leave.

You’ll enjoy the best of red and white wine of Bordeaux, Grand Cru Classe, cheese and wine pairings. These quality wines will make you think of the words of the great Ernest Hemingway:

“Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than, possibly, any other purely sensory thing.”

Join this enchanting wine tour of Bordeaux for the experience of a lifetime and a lot of fun.

Details: ArtisticGourmetAdventures/BordeauxTour

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