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Small Group: Bordeaux Wine History Tour with Wine & Cheese Tasting

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2 hours

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From 13:30

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Small Group: Bordeaux Wine History Tour with Wine & Cheese Tasting

What you'll do

Discover Bordeaux's UNESCO-listed wine merchant streets on this intimate group excursion, lined with 300-year-old architectural gems. Immerse yourself in the essence of Bordeaux's grape varietals, renowned wine regions, and the historic 1855 classification. Gather at Chartrons Tram Station to find your guide. Look out for our distinctive turquoise/blue eco-umbrella at 1.30 PM. Stroll by historical landmarks, such as the iconic Saint Louis de Chartrons church, as you delve into the intertwined histories of wine and royalty. End the experience with a sophisticated 30-minute professional wine and cheese tasting at a delightful wine bar. Indulge in four organic wines expertly paired with artisanal cheeses.

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  • UNESCO-listed Wine Merchant Streets: Explore Bordeaux's UNESCO-listed wine merchant streets adorned with 300-year-old buildings, immersing yourself in the city's rich wine culture.

  • Wine Education: Delve into Bordeaux's grape varieties, prestigious wine regions, and the famed 1855 classification, gaining insights into the region's esteemed winemaking heritage.

  • Historical Monuments: Wander past historical monuments, including the iconic Saint Louis de Chartrons church, while unraveling the intertwined history of wine and royalty.

  • Professional Wine and Cheese Tasting: Conclude your tour with a 30-minute professional wine and cheese tasting at a charming wine bar. Sample four organic wines paired with artisanal cheeses, indulging in a flavorsome culinary experience.

  • Small Group Tour: Join a small group tour for an enriching and immersive journey through Bordeaux's wine culture, guided by knowledgeable experts.

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    Duration: 2 Hours
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    Group Size: 1-15 People
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    Start Time: 1.30 PM
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    Meeting Point: Tram Station Chartrons. Look for our turquoise/blue eco-umbrella.
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    World Wine Exposition Museum: Learn about wine regions and grape varieties while admiring the architecture of the 21st-century museum.
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    Modern Wine-making Technologies: Explore the technology behind wine production, including new advancements.
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    Le Pont de Pierre and Its Kings: Discover the historical connection between wine and royalty at one of Bordeaux's oldest bridges, built for Napoleon Bonaparte in the early 19th century.
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    Maisons Jumelles: Witness twin houses once inhabited by foreign wine merchants, highlighting the significance of foreigners in Bordeaux's wine trade.
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    Saint Louis de Chartrons Church: Visit one of Bordeaux's iconic churches, steeped in history and architectural beauty.
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    Chartrons Neighbourhood: Stroll through narrow cobblestone streets lined with typical wine merchant houses, immersing yourself in the ambiance.
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    Wine Tasting: Conclude your tour at a charming wine bar, where you'll indulge in a professional wine tasting of 4 organic wines paired with assorted cheeses.
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    Drop-off: The tour returns to the meeting point.
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    End Time: Approximately 3.30 PM

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What's Included

  • Exclusive Guide/Sommelier

  • 4 Bordeaux Wines (1 glass of White wine, 2 glass of Red wine & 1 glass of Sweet wine)

  • Assorted Cheese platter

  • For Children - Juice & cheese will be offered

  • Small group of maximum 15 participants

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What's not included

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Additional food and drink

  • Personal expenses

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Meeting Points

64 Quai des Chartrons (64 Quai des Chartrons, Gironde Bordeaux, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, 33300)

Kindly reach the meeting point 10–15 minutes before the departure time

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  • The tour runs rain or shine
  • The tour will be run by a local expert guide who has a passion for sharing extensive knowledge about French food, wine, history, and culture

  • We kindly request that all participants arrive on time, as we are unable to accommodate late arrivals. Please be aware that refunds will not
    be possible in such instances.

  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers.


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Cancellation policy

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.

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