Nestled along the Garonne River in Gironde, France, is the wine capital of the world, Bordeaux. This port city has been producing wine since the 1st century, and is home to Vinexpo, the primary wine fair in the world industry. Bordeaux is a perfect place for wine tourism, with over 120,000 hectares of vineyards forming the largest wine growing area in France, and thousands of different wineries offering up their wares. Enjoy the best wine tasting experience you could imagine with our 2015 tours and activities in Bordeaux.
Jumpstart your Bordeaux experience with a Unique Merlot Wines of Saint Emilion and Pomerol Tour and visit Saint-Emilion, considered one of the principal French wine growing regions. Here, merlot dominates the produced varieties, and the quality red wines that you sample will certainly tickle your palette. You’ll also get a guided tour of the commune, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with its Romanesque churches and various ruins.
Another famous blend you cannot miss is the Cabernet Sauvignon which is the predominant grape in the popular Chateau Margaux. Go on a Classified Growths of Margaux Half Day Wine Tour and learn the timeless secrets on how Cru Classé and Cru Bourgeois create the Cabernet Sauvignon. You’ll get to sample the wines after learning about them, taking in not only their deep, complex flavors, but also the perfume-like fragrances for which they are well-known.
Whether you're traveling in summer or winter, you can enjoy a one-of-a-kind intimate experience of a Margaux appellation on a Medoc Chateaux Tour which includes two Chateaux visits and a wine tasting class. Through this tour, you will get a chance to sit in the cellars of one of the most prestigious chateaux in the region and learn the art of wine making, from vine to bottle. Sample the wines of the estate while enjoying an aperitif with French delights.