Standard Tour From Bordeaux - Cognac Distilleries & Bordeaux Wine Workshop

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    9am
  • Departure Details :
    Bordeaux Tourism Office. , , PLEASE NOTE THAT LOCAL TRAFFIC CONDITIONS MAY DELAY DEPARTURE BY 15 MINUTES
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point

Overview

On this full day tour, with a small group of maximum 8 people, explore two prestigious vineyards using very different wine-making methods.: Bordeaux and Cognac.You will blend your own Bordeaux wine and take your own personalized bottle home. Meet cognac distillers who run their own vineyard. Then, compare vine-growing technique used in those two famous vineyards. Do not worry about driving, your wine expert guide will drive you through beautiful landscapes where you will find hidden wine producers, and enjoy wine and cognac tastings.

Inclusions

  • Visit of a Chateau
  • Wine workshop
  • Your personalized bottle of red wine
  • Tour with a maximum of 8 people
  • Visit at the Cognac estate
  • Private English-speaking guide
  • Transport by comfortable vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in front of the Tourism Office of Bordeaux

Exclusions

  • Lunch (a typical restaurant is suggested by the guide)
  • Personal purchases
  • Gratuities (optional)

Know More about this tour

Meet your guide in the morning in front of the Bordeaux Tourism Office. Begin your tour with the meeting of a family of wine growers who owns two chteaux in Bordeaux vineyards : one in Haut-Mdoc and the other one in Cte de Bordeaux.
After visiting the Chteaux, you will attend an enological workshop in order to learn how to recognize wines from different grape varieties.
Then, you will elaborate your own bottle of red wine of Bordeaux by blending several grape varieties. Of course, you will take home your bottle for an unforgettable souvenir.
It's time to have your lunch (not included). Your guide can suggest a typical local restaurant where you will taste delicious French food.
In the afternoon, you will visit two cognac estates and meet the producers during a private visit of their wine cellars and distilleries. Vine-growing for cognac will be presented and compared with the Bordeaux one. Then you will visit their distillery to understand how wines become fresh eau-de-vie of cognac.
Last but not least, you will taste their various products : Pineau des Charentes and single estate cognacs. 
A great opportunity to discover CRAFT COGNACS.
The tour is also an occasion to discover Romanesque churches, typical sceneries of a very beautiful, discreet and peaceful region, close to the city of Bordeaux.
At the end of the tour, your guide will drive you back to Bordeaux.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

Minimum drinking age is 18 years old in France

Adult pricing applies to all travelers, even if any teenager attends the tour without tasting anything.

Dress code : smart and casual

Departure takes place with a minimum of 2 people in the tour

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.