Producing some of the finest wines in France and in the world, the Médoc wine region in Bordeaux is a mecca for wine lovers and there’s no better way to explore it than with the best wine tasting tours it has to offer. This wonderful French region spans from the mouth of the Gironde River down south and includes the four famous communes of St-Estephe, Pauillac, St. Julien and Margaux. The surrounding vineyards and the countless châteaux make up the main attractiveness of this wine region. Read on for our guide to the 5 top wine tasting tours in the Médoc.
If you are looking for a wine tasting experience to learn more about the prestigious wines of Bordeaux’s Left Bank, this tour is for you. You will enjoy a journey through the mythical appellations of the Médoc which have given the Bordeaux wines their reputation. Here you will visit two prestigious châteaux and enjoy wine tastings.
Interested in tasting the best wines of the Médoc? Book this wine tasting tour with Winerist today. Price from £61, $75 and €72.
Have you ever dreamt of getting behind the scenes at some of the best châteaux in the Médoc? Well, this wine tasting tour allows you to do just that. The first stop is at a Great Classified Growth winery. You will be mesmerised by the attention to detail and sense of perfection and dedication to winemaking. After tasting the château’s wines, you will visit a charming and authentic family-run château. You will feel the intimacy and authenticity of a private château run by the same family for several generations. Continue with a wine tasting while enjoying an aperitif with traditional French delicacies (fresh bread, cheese, dried sausage).
For a visit at two incredible châteaux in the Médoc, book this wine tasting tour with Winerist today. Price from £80, $109 and €96.
This full day Bordeaux wine tour will take you to the two most well-known wine areas of Bordeaux: Saint-Emilion with its great Merlot, and Medoc with its deep and powerful Cabernet Sauvignon. Meet your local guide in front of the Bordeaux tourist office and depart Bordeaux. As you drive, your expert guide will explain the famously strict rules applied to winemaking in Bordeaux and the difference between the various wine appellations.
Explore the Médoc wine region from Bordeaux when you book this wine tasting tour with Winerist today. Price from £155, $188 and €175.
4. Full-day wine tasting tour in the Médoc and Bay of Arcachon from Bordeaux
Explore the beautiful landscapes of the Bay of Arcachon and Medoc vineyards with this full-day wine tour from Bordeaux! Taste oysters and visit the best châteaux. The Bay of Arcachon is a beautiful bay located just 55 minutes away from Bordeaux and this wine tour allows you to combine a visit to Arcachon Bay and oyster tasting where you’ll also see the biggest sand dune in Europe – Dune du Pyla, and, tour Bordeaux’s best châteaux.
Explore the beautiful wine region of the Médoc when you book this wine tasting tour with Winerist today. Price from £155, $175 and €188.
Grasp the magic of the Médoc by meeting the people involved with the winemaking process to get an insider’s view. You will travel the length of the ‘route de châteaux’ to see all of the sites of the famous villages and grand châteaux such as Margaux, Lafite Rothschild and Latour. You will visit three châteaux with the chance to lunch in between at a local restaurant where you will rub shoulders with the Bordeaux world of wine! This will give you a wonderful insight into Bordeaux, its wines and its people.
Wind your way through magical Médoc when you book this wine tasting tour with Winerist today. Price from £200, $273 and €240.
Known in viticulture circles as the Left Bank, the Médoc is one of the world’s most revered wine producing regions, making it an excellent destination for a wine tasting holiday. Located just one hour from the city of Bordeaux, the Médoc is home to such legendary names as Mouton-Rothschild and Lafite-Rothschild, but is also a region that retains a slow, rural vibe that makes it a real pleasure to explore on a wine tasting holiday.