Back in wine country, - one day in Medoc (visiting wineries in Margaux, Pauillac, Saint Julien etc)
o 10am: Pick up at your hotel in Bordeaux.
o Visit a family owned cooperage and discover the importance of French oak in Bordeaux wine making (upon availability).
o 12.30pm: Lunch at a charming local
brasserie or at a gastronmic restaurant.
o 2.00pm: Visit a top winery in Pauillac and taste its wine.
o 4.00pm: Visit a top winery in Pauillac or Saint Julien and taste its wine.
o Drive along the “Route des Chateaux”, the legendary castle road, and see beautiful wineries.
o 6.30pm/7pm: Arrive at your hotel in Bordeaux (or other location in Bordeaux).
o Example of wineries visited during the day: Château Pichon Baron, Château Lafie, Rothschild, Château Margaux, Château Mouton Rothschild, Château Prieuré Lichine, Château Paloumey, Château Lamothe Bergeron, Château Cos d'Estournel, Château d'Issan, Château Léovile Poyferré, Château Gruaud Larose, Château Palmer, Château Kirwan, Château Giscours, Château Pontet Canet, Château Lynch Bages, Château Rauzan Ségla, Château Cantenac Brown...
o Included: Bookings/organization, your local guide, private transportation
o NB: Each visit usually lasts between 1 and 2 hours.
o Not included: Winery visit fees (wineries charge usually between 5 and 25€/person), meals, any personal expenses. Generally, everything not listed in the program.
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