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Saint-Emilion morning Wine Tour from Bordeaux

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    What to Expect
    You'll meet your guide around 8:50am at your central departure point in Bordeaux, where you'll then head out to explore the charming medieval village of Saint-Emilion and its vineyard (listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site). The tour will start off with a visit in a Grand Cru winery for a visit and tasting.  During the tour, you will learn about the complete wine making process, what the French call the 'terroir' and most importantly, you will be able to taste the beautiful merlot wines of Saint-Emilion. The morning will end up with a guided walking tour through Saint-Emilion village, followed by a wine tasting in a local wine shop (optional).

    You'll travel back to Bordeaux just in time for lunch and for you to be able to enjoy the rest of your day. Ask your guide for lunch recommendations!
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Tourist Information Office, 12 Cours du 30 Juillet, 33000 Bordeaux, France
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Central Bordeaux pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • English-speaking local driver/guide
    • visit and tastings at Grand Cru winery (red wines only)
    • Wine tasting at wine bar (optional)
    • Guided walk of UNESCO-listed village of Saint-Emilion
    • Small bottle of water
    • Wine & local chocolat pairing
    • Lunch and snacks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entrance fees to monuments, museums, and attractions (other than those specified in itinerary)
    • Gratuities (optional)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Kids from 12 years old. Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • A maximum of 8 people per tour
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • The minimum number of people for each tour is 2. We reserve the right to cancel the tour if the minimum is not reached and proceed to a full refund.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    I went solo on a wine tour with Bordeaux Wine Trails. The tour guide was wonderful. At first they go over the wine regions in France, and explain where we are going. After that, you get in a clean and air conditioned van to the winery! At the winery you will learn all about
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    Our guide Cami was very knowledgeable and easily switched between French and English. It was a small group - only 8 of us, which made it quite special. I would have liked more time in Saint Émilion to look around. The wine was good too.
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    Response from Jonathan d, Gérant at Saint-Emilion morning Wine Tour from Bordeaux
    Responded 25 Sep 2019
    Merci Yvette! Thank you very much for this lovely comment and for the recommendation. We are glad to see that you enjoyed discovering our beautiful wine region. It is important to us to cater wine tours for small groups as it makes your visit more authentic. See you anytimes on the Bordeaux Wine Trails with us! Warm regards
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    Well done. Good selection of activity and locations. Yan was knowledgeable and friendly. Excellent overview of French wine. I would recommend the tour.
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    Response from Jonathan d, Gérant at Saint-Emilion morning Wine Tour from Bordeaux
    Responded 22 Sep 2019
    Merci Laura! Thank you for this nice review and the recommendation. We are glad to see that you ejnoyed the region and our wineries selection. We will pass your kind words on to Yan. See you anytimes on the Bordeaux Wine Trails with us! Warm regards
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    We met Camille at the time allocated. She was friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic! Headed out to our first chateaux and were shown around by Tony. It was a tremendous set up just outside St. Emilion. We then went to St. Emilion and had our first wine tasting. It was relaxed
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    Response from Jonathan d, Gérant at Saint-Emilion morning Wine Tour from Bordeaux
    Responded 10 Sep 2019
    Merci Claire! Thank you so much for this lovely review and the nice compliments, we will pass your kind words on to Camille. We are glad to hear that you had a good experience with us and that you enjoyed St-Emilion! We are very proud of this UNESCO World Heritage Site and we hope this wonderful wine tourism will keep on flourishing in a sustainable manner over the years. Hope we can see you again the next time you drop by Bordeaux for more wine tasting. Warm regards
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    The tour was very well structured, with a history of Bordeaux and the wider region being expertly delivered on route to the Chateaux’s by our host, Yan. Once at the Chateaux’s we were given a tour of the vineyards and cellars, and the process of wine production in the region was
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    Response from Jonathan d, Gérant at Saint-Emilion morning Wine Tour from Bordeaux
    Responded 21 Aug 2019
    Merci! Thank you very much for this lovely review. We are glad to see that you had a great time with us in our beautiful region and that you enjoyed the French way of doing wine tourism. Indeed, wine tastings in French wineries is all about quality, so it is usual to get two/three different wines and no more. Hope we can see you again the next time you drop by Bordeaux for more wine tasting. Warm regards
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    By: Bordeaux Wine Trails
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    Ivy Y
    Hong Kong, China
    Amazing time with Bordeaux Wine Trails!
    Having been to a few different wine tours ran by other companies in the Bordeaux region, as well as several
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    St Emillion wine tour
    We have chosen this tour after a detailed searchamong the similar tour operator companies . We are happy that We
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    Amazing wine tour!
    We had an amazing time with Jonathan! We learned so much about the wine making process while also getting to taste
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    Great escape experience
    We did “The great escape experience” in September 2019. Fantastic day. Small group and very knowledgeable guide. I
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    Pensacola Beach, Florida
    Great tour- must do~
    My mom, adult daughter, and I had a wonderful day visiting two wineries. Our driver was wonderful and taught us a
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    West Palm Beach, Florida
    St Emilion & Medoc from Bordeaux!
    We did two days worth of private touring from Bordeaux. We went to St Emilion with Yan and Medoc with Jonathan.
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    Bordeaux authentic wine tour
    I had the best time strolling around on the vine roads with Bordeaux Wine Trails. They were very accommodating
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    Great tours through Bordeaux
    We had three days planned with Bordeaux Wine Trails. The contact and correspondence was very quick. Arriving in
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    Great afternoon wine tour!
    A group of seven of us had a great afternoon visiting the chateaus, tasting amazing wine, learning about wine
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    Great fun
    We had a great time on this tour. We learnt a lot and had some lovely wine. Jerome was brill. Would definitely
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    Amelia W
    A lovely afternoon
    We had a wonderful afternoon with Jerome despite the rain, including a church visit and some lovely wine and
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    Miriam C
    Amazing wine tour!
    Jerome was a great tour guide! We learnt so much about the wine and got to taste so many great wines!
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    Erin G
    This was a truly brilliant tour. Jérome was a brilliant guide - funny and knowledgeable. We laughed a lot and
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    Miami, Florida
    Custom tour of Saint-Emilion
    I can’t say enough positive things about Bordeaux Wine Trails!!! From the planning process to the actual tour,
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    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Camille was fantastic!
    The wine tour was fantastic, Camille is very knowledable and passionate and the day was very informative. Saint
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    • Duration: 4h
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