1. France
  2. Aquitaine
  3. Bordeaux
  4. Margaux

Margaux Wine Chateaux Tour with Tastings and Lunch

Product ID: 63920
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Enjoy a day spent visiting 3 outstanding wine estates in Margaux that welcome visitors with traditional and unusual wine and food matches. Taste a variety of fine wines and local products, and stop for lunch at Kirwan Château in Margaux.
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Duration: 1 day
Starting time 9:15 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Spend an enjoyable day tasting a variety of Margaux wines at 3 châtteaux
  • Sample local specialties such as rillettes, canelé, and chocolate
  • Enjoy lunch at Kirwan Château in Margaux village
Full description
Depart from the Bordeaux Tourist Office at 9:15 AM. Your tour begins with a visit to Château Prieuré-Lichine where you’ll learn about the history of Bordeaux wines. Enjoy a pairing of a terrine of sturgeon and Aquitaine caviar and the white wine of Prieuré-Lichine. Follow this with a tasting of 2 red wines of Prieuré-Lichine Margaux Grand Cru. On the way to the next location, stop for a picture in front of Château Margaux, one of the most beautiful and famous places in Medoc Bordeaux.

At 12:30 PM, you will have lunch at the Château Kirwan. This includes a starter, main dish, French cheese, wine, coffee, and famous cannelé. The visit will focus on the story of Bordeaux wine trading and you have the opportunity to try a blind tasting of two merchant wines and a vintage of Château Kirwan.

At 3:00 PM, you’ll head to Château La Tour de Bessan. This winery features contemporary architecture and offers an interactive blending workshop. This is your opportunity to discover Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grape varieties and a mysterious blend, along with Mademoiselle de Margaux’s famous chocolates, before tasting a vintage of Château La Tour de Bessan.

You leave to return to Bordeaux at 4:30 PM, likely arriving at 6:00 PM depending on the traffic. Please note that the order of the visits may be subject to change depending on the availability of the properties.
Includes
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation by coach
  • Visits to 4 wine estates
  • Wine tastings
  • Food tasting
  • Lunch
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Bordeaux Tourist Office, 12 Cours du 30 Juillet, Bordeaux Tram line B or C, Quinconces stop

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Shorts
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• You must be at least 18 years old to participate
• Please indicate if a vegetarian menu is required or if you have food allergies
• Wear comfortable shoes and bring a sweater or jacket as it can be cold in the caves

From £115.48 per person

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OFFICE DE TOURISME DE BORDEAUX

Product ID: 63920