- 8 hours
- A winery in Saint-Emilion
- A winery in Pomerol
- Medieval Saint-Emilion village
- Transportation to/from Bordeaux hotel or accommodation
- Wine tastings at local wineries
After lunch in a local restaurant, our journey will continue to another tasting in Pomerol where you will continue your appreciation of the region's varietals. As you enjoy your expertly selected wines, your guide will take you through how to best discern the qualities present in the wine, as well as inform you as to what makes these selections distinct to the Right Bank in Bordeaux. You'll move from this winery to visit the village of Saint-Emilion itself, a charming medieval town with an interesting history stretching over 2,000 years. (It all started with a monk named Emilion, we are told). You'll finish up your day with more wine tasting, either at a local wine store or another wine chateau. You'll drive back to your Bordeaux accommodation filled with your new-found education and appreciation of Bordeaux wine.
Interested in a deeper understanding of the regions wines? Then try our Wine Tour in Médoc.
Where do we meet? Where does it end?
How long is a visit to a winery?
A visit can last anywhere between 1-2 hours. This includes a tour of the estate, the chateaux and the tasting session.
Elodie was born and bred in the Bordeaux region, just minutes from the magnificent vineyards of Saint Emilion, and is as much a product of the area's unique terroir as the local wines are. Elodie's grandfather spent his entire life in the wine and food business, her brother manages a chateau, and her cousin is a wine merchant. After living in the U.S. and Central America for over a decade and working in the gourmet food business for companies like Les Trois Petits Cochons (The Three Little Pigs), Elodie is thrilled to be returning to her roots, and to the beauty and grace of Bordeaux. Elodie loves sharing her passion for Bordeaux with wine and culinary enthusiasts from around the world. Trilingual in English, Spanish, and French, well acquainted with global cultures, and with a deep personal connection to the local community, Elodie is the ideal guide for your stay in Bordeaux. Her unpretentious style puts everyone at ease, from the most experienced wine aficionado to the first-time traveler.
Born and raised in Pessac Leognan, one of the oldest appellation of the Bordeaux region, Laura has been immersed in the world of wine since her younger age. She always knew she wanted to be surrounded with travelers, good wine and good food. After studying English and Spanish at University she opted for a bachelor degree in tourism followed with a degree in Wine tourism. During several years Laura worked for prestigious vineyards in Bordeaux learning everything about winemaking and wine-tourism.
Originally from the North of France, Emilie lived in Paris for many years. After graduating with a degree in tourism & hospitality, she decided to realise her dream: travel the world and discover new cultures! After a year spent in Australia, Emilie came back to France and decided to use her love for culture and history to become an international licensed guide. This decision was revelatory for her and guiding became her priority. Emilie spent years working in the world of luxury, hospitality and tourism (including 8 years as a commercial agent for Air France) before moving to Bordeaux and returning to her first love: red wine! Emilie will know how to show you the best of Bordeaux with much love and sensibility, passion and emotion.
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