The Best Wine Tasting & Tours In Bordeaux

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Wine Tasting & Tours in Bordeaux2021-02-03T08:31:35+00:00

Wine Tastings and Tours in Bordeaux

There are endless and diverse possibilities for the wine tastings and tours in Bordeaux. Here you can enjoy one of the most exclusive wines in the world in the historic châteaus of Medoc, wander in the vineyards around Saint Emilion or visit La cité du Vin museum with your family to discover the history of wine civilization.

At WineTourism.com, we provide a wide selection of wine tastings and tours in Bordeaux together with our local partner wineries. Below you will find a list of wine tastings and tours in Bordeaux with a direct booking option and a map of the region with the exact location of each winery. Choose your favorite wine tasting in Bordeaux or the tour to châteaus, let us know and we will guaranty your memorable experience.

Wine tasting at Château Saint Ahon, one of our partners in Bordeaux

Browse through the best selection of exciting wine tasting and tours in Bordeaux

Discover the range of wine tasting in one frame and enjoy a guided tour at Château de Cranne

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CHATEAU DE CRANNE DONZAC 33410 France

Explore an amazing cultural event in the heart of vineyard at Château Jouvente

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93 Le Bourg, Château Jouvente Illats 33720 France

Bring your own Sauternes home at Château de Rayne Vigneau

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4 Le Vigneau, 33210 Bommes, France
Château Vieux Robin
Château Vieux Robin guest rooms

Enjoy a comfortable stay in Médoc in a gorgeous guest room at Château Vieux Robin

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Château Vieux Robin, Route des Anguilleys, Bégadan, France

Live a real day of grape harvest at Château Vieux Robin

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Château Vieux Robin, Route des Anguilleys, Bégadan, France

Understand the terroir better by the coolest way at Château de Rayne Vigneau

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4 Le Vigneau, 33210 Bommes, France

Live an unforgettable experience with the team at Château Vénus

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3 Pertigues Lieu dit Brouquet, Illats, 33720

Experience a flight over the famous Grands Crus Classés of Bordeaux at Château Vénus

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3 Pertigues Lieu dit Brouquet, Illats, 33720

Enjoy the fascinating views around the Bay at Château Vénus

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3 Pertigues Lieu dit Brouquet, Illats, 33720

Have a holiday in the beautiful castle & taste some good wines at Château Tourteau Chollet

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3 chemin de Chollet Arbanats 33640 France

Be an experienced person and have a Saint-Estèphe wine tasting during your guided tour at Château Lafon-Rochet

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Blanquet Ouest 33180 Saint-Estèphe France

In a entertaining way, learn the subtleties of their wines at Château de la Dauphine

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Château de La Dauphine, Rue Poitevine, Fronsac, France

Map of Bordeaux Wine Tastings and Tours

Discover the locations of wine tasting and tours in Bordeaux.

How to Get to Bordeaux

Tips on how to reach wine tastings and tours in Bordeaux by different means of transportation.

Bordeaux has its own international airport, Airport of Bordeaux-Mérignac (BOD), that serves very well the city and it’s a good starting point to start looking for wine tastings and tours in Bordeaux.

If you decide to travel to wine tastings and tours in Bordeaux by car, always follow the directions towards the city of Bordeaux, which is the real heart of the wine region.

There is not official wine route connecting the wineries where wine tastings and tours are held in Bordeaux, but while you roam in the French countryside, you will find many indications leading to the best wine tastings and tours in Bordeaux.

The best way to get to wine tastings and tours in Bordeaux by train is to arrive in Bordeaux with a TGV and from there take a train to one of these other towns: Blanquefort, Caudéran Mérignac, Parempuyre, Ludon, Margaux, Moulis Listrac, Mérignac Arlac, Pauillac, Pessac, Lesparre. You can find more information on travelling times by visiting the website of the French railways system SNCF.

BE CAREFUL! Some trains might leave from Bordeaux Moulis station and not from the central station.

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Everything you need to know before you experience wine tastings and tours in Bordeaux

Wine tastings and tours in Bordeaux offer a wide range of very peculiar and unique experiences.

  • A few wineries offer blending workshops and expert winers will guide in the creation of your own wine and others have olfactory workshops as part for their wine tasting experience.
  • Château Vieux Robin organizes harvest workshops during the autumn season, while at Château de Cranne you can have a fine dining experience overlooking the vineyards.
  • Several wineries take visitors for flights over the vineyards and their estates.


Of course, classical wine tastings and tours are available in Bordeaux, where you can take part in a cellar and winery tour and then sit in the tasting room for some Bordeaux wine and local food.

Before starting your experience at wine tastings and tours in Bordeaux, here are some basic tasting notes regarding Bordeaux red blends and Bordeaux white blends:

Red blends from Bordeaux are typically full-bodied, with high tannins and medium acidity. The aromas are those of red and dark fruits, for example cherries or blackcurrant, dark chocolate and herbs. Some blends might present an aroma of graphite and minerals.
Bordeaux white blends are dry and medium to light bodied. Differently from red blends, white blends have no tannins and a medium-high acidity. The most distinctive aromas are those of lemon, lemongrass, grapefruit and citrus.

The best period to go for wine tastings and tours Bordeaux is actually very long, as it goes from May to end of September.
In May, vine rows are starting to grow, while September is the harvesting period. It might be very interesting to visit the region during the harvesting season, but some wineries don’t allow visitors during that time. Check out our list of wine tastings and tours in Bordeaux to see the offer during the harvesting season.

Bordeaux is extremely region from a cultural and natural point of view and it really has a lot to offer to visitors. Our quick suggestions for an unforgettable trip in the Bordeaux wine region are:

– Bordeaux, the capital city of the whole region. A vibrant, young and full of life, yet very calm and historical.
– Saint-Emilion, the wine capital of the Bordeaux wine region. This medieval town has an incredible history and cultural value.
– Arcachon, the town where each district has a name of a season. Each town has its own identity to discover!

Read more about places you can visit in our Travel Guide to Bordeaux Wine Region.

Some words to remember before you visit experience wine tastings and tours in Bordeaux:

  • “Vignoble” – Winery
  • “Vin” – Wine
  • “Vignoble” – Vineyard
  • “Vigne” – Vine
  • “Dégustaction de vins” – Wine tasting
  • “Cave à vins” – Wine cellar
  • “Vin rouge” – Red wine
  • “Vin blanc – White wine
  • “Vin rosé” – Rosé wine

If you want to say cheers in France, you definitely need to take some language classes.

Depending on the context, you can say “À ta santé! or “À la tienne!” if you are cheering with only one person. In case you are with a group of people, you can say  “A votre santé!” or if you would like to offer a toast, start your sentence with “À la santé de…!”

Or you can simply say “Chin!”

Frequently Asked Questions about Wine Tasting and Tours in Bordeaux, France

A guide to help you out with answers to the most frequently asked questions about Bordeaux and experiences related to wine tasting and tours.

The places provide the top wine tastings and tours if you visit Bordeaux and like organic wines:

During a visit at a winery in Bordeaux for a wine tasting and tour experience you can expect to both taste wines and experience the landscape of Bordeaux. Different wineries in Bordeaux offer different types of setups for the tasting and tours but most experiences take at least 1 hour. For each wine tasting and tour experience for Bordeaux presented on our website, you will see a bullet point list of what you can expect to experience.

Use our interactive Bordeaux map to browse wine tastings and tours close to Bordeaux, Libourne and Langon.