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Bordeaux Tour Details – Bordeaux Tour Price Includes:
OTBP Bordeaux Tours are designed to appeal to BOTH walkers and non-walkers alike.
This exclusive small group, Bordeaux Grand Cru Walking Tour is led by professional Bordeaux wine guides who are industry insiders. They are culinary and French wine industry insiders, UNESCO heritage award winners, professional France history and Bordeaux-specific history specialists. OTBP Guides are UNESCO award winners, contributors to several France Travel Guidebook series, and are published writers and photographers.
Our dedicated Bordeaux “Wine Industry Insider” Guides bring the prestigious world of Bordeaux wine to life daily.
Tour and taste in an informal and unpretentious small group at leading, 1st classified growth “Grand Cru” wine estates (chateaux) that are inaccessible to the public!
For WALKERS – Share in authentic local experiences along the roads less traveled during 4 different walks through prestigious vineyards and countryside in Medoc, the Saint Emilion Jurisdiction, Sauternes, and Graves appellations.
For NON-WALKERS – shuttle to/from all restaurants, activities, excursions, winery tours and wine tastings daily.
11 MEALS included – 5 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 2 Dinners – Savor sumptuous gourmet meals of “Bordelaise” specialties at private estates, Michelin-star restaurants, and cooking class.
Classified Bordeaux wines and non-alcoholic beverages included at all group meals.
Participate in a hands-on “COOKING AT HOME” cooking class with our friend, a local, celebrity master chef and cookbook author at his family home!
Dine as VIP guests during exquisitely chosen wine estates throughout the tour.
Pause to take photos during walks, pick grapes, smell the flowers, and talk to cellar masters.
Visit Barrel Makers to learn how French forests are selected for barrel-making, about toasting, and the rhyme and reason behind barrel selection.
Bottled water provided throughout the tour.
All ground transportation throughout the tour.
Due to the exclusivity of this Bordeaux Harvest Tour, the group size is limited to 12 guests.
Comfort Zone – Designed for the interests of and to appeal to both the Active and Occasional Walker. For those who don’t walk or elect not to participate in the daily walks, enjoy being shuttled to all of our activities, winery tours and tastings, and restaurants.
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE – airfare to/from France, train fare to/from Bordeaux Saint Jean rail station, 3 dinners, personal purchases.