9. Bordeaux: Cité du Vin After-Hours Wine Tasting with Snacks
Soak up the dramatic views across Bordeaux as you take part in an exclusive wine-tasting workshop in english at the iconic Cité du Vin Museum. Delve into Bordeaux's wine-making tradition with a sommelier as you sip wine, savor local cheeses and cold cuts, and admire the views from the belvedere. Arrive at Cité du Vin after the museum closes to the public and meet your sommelier. Make your way up to the iconic belvedere area and be greeted by the spectacular 360° views across Bordeaux from a height of 35 meters. Marvel at the magnificent chandelier made out of 3,500 wine bottles that stretches overhead as your group gathers around the ten-meter-long oak counter. Then, your sommelier will begin the wine-tasting workshop and introduce you to Bordeaux's wine-making history. Get an in-depth view of Bordeaux's wine production and culture while indulging in four locally produced wines paired with cheeses and cold cuts. Savor selected wines from the East Bank, West Bank, and Entre-Deux-Mers areas, as well as a sparkling Bordeaux crémant. With your sommelier, train your sense of sight, smell, and taste to pick up on the subtle notes unique to each wine and area. Learn how to describe the sensations and even how to identify ingredients and production techniques. Cité du Vin tells the story of wine with immersive galleries and wine-tasting workshops. GetYourGuide is partnering with Cité du Vin to bring you a once-in-a-lifetime wine-tasting experience in the heart of France's wine country, showcasing Bordeaux's world-famous appellations and proud wine-making tradition.