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Maison Galhaud

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Address: 1, place du chapitre et des Jacobins, Saint-Emilion, France
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+33 6 63 77 39 75

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Nice place to start

We came upon this place first. Not sure what to expect or where to go and we were pleasantly surprised. Got to go through tunnels, see some cellars, cute back garden. No sales... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 January 2017
Montana Rose

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Montana Rose
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

We came upon this place first. Not sure what to expect or where to go and we were pleasantly surprised. Got to go through tunnels, see some cellars, cute back garden. No sales pressure. Pleasant fellow answered our questions, and suggested a few wines for us to try (no charge). These wines won't change your world, but they are definitely... More 

Thank MTRose
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

A little self-tour of this rustique wine cellar was perfect to escape the September sun. We tried a couple of the wines and walked away cooled and tipsy!

Thank MelNeville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Very interesting to walk in the underground cellar and the staff was very informative about the wines. Loved a couple of the Grand Cru vintages after tasting and bought a couple bottles. Highly recommend the 2009.

Thank Jason F
San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

This cellar is underground and was interesting to see old cavernous space put to use. It was a bit dark and hard to see in some areas, but certainly worth a walk around.

Thank mouseangel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

This wine cellar is located almost in the centre of St Emilion and visit of the cellar is free of charge. The cellar is huge, but not so romantic like neighborhood Clos des Menuts, which we can recommend more.

Thank Jirka R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

We were apprehensive about visiting vineyards or a cave du vin on our own. Luckily, Maison Galhaud offered a free wander in their cool, dark cellars. This allowed us to experience the atmosphere without having to endure free tastings and then feeling obliged to make a purchase. They, of course, offer 'dégustation' and I'm sure have plenty of quaffable wines... More 

Thank Swedishtomcat
Swansea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Took a short trip out of Bordeaux to visit the cave. This is not set up as a full visitor experience but rather a relaxed visit to one of the main producers in the Saint Emilion area. A quick tour around the cellars in the village followed by a tasting of three of their wines, increasing in quality. No hard... More 

1 Thank ian h
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015

Maison Galhaud is one of the first things you come across on the road to the Saint-Emilion's centre. We went in just to have a look en it was a very nice surprise. The site is beautiful and the caves are a wonderful place to cool off. We got the possibility to try 2 of their wines: a Bordeaux and... More 

Thank Eldarwen333
Northville, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2014

Nice little self tour through the caves. The Entry is at the top of St. Emilion. You can walk through the caves where the wine is stored after walking through the tasting area. We had tastes afterwards of a couple of the wines. Good, but not great. Nice place to visit though and the video gave a good history of... More 

1 Thank BHartMich
Penysarn, Anglesey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2014

Maison Galhaud is situated at the top of the hill occupied by St-Emilion. It is centuries old. Parking should not be a problem. I recommend the long stay car park which has more spaces than the others which are closer to the location. Looking across the road before progressing to Maison Galhaud you will see row upon row of perfectly... More 

2 Thank Keith A

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