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Best Bordeaux Wine Tours, Wine Tastings, and Vineyards

Château Pape Clément, Grand Cru Classé
Château Pape Clément, Grand Cru Classé
Château Pape Clément, Grand Cru Classé
Visit & tasting
B-Winemaker: Create your own wine
Wine & Cheese Pairing Workshop
Worshop Wine on Table
The Winemaker's Calendar

Château Pape Clément, Grand Cru Classé

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1-10
4.7 /5
(31 reviews)
Château de Rayne Vigneau, Grand Cru Classé
Château de Rayne Vigneau, Grand Cru Classé
Château de Rayne Vigneau, Grand Cru Classé
The discovery tours
Secrets of Rayne Vigneau
The Great Vintages Experience
The Sweet Escape (Escape Game)
Blending Workshop
The discovery tours - [DUPLICATE]

Château de Rayne Vigneau, Grand Cru Classé

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Price: from 15,00 €
1-60
4.8 /5
(32 reviews)
Château Yon-Figeac
Château Yon-Figeac
Château Yon-Figeac
Traditional visit
Gourmet visit
Barrel tasting

Château Yon-Figeac

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Sustainable viticulture
Price: from 12,00 €
2-20
4.8 /5
(29 reviews)
Château de Bonhoste
Château de Bonhoste
Château de Bonhoste
Discovery tour and wine tasting
Gourmet tour with food and wine pairings
Escape Game in the underground cellar
Visit and tasting with a meter board
Visit and Picnic at Bonhoste
Guided tour and walking trail

Château de Bonhoste

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Price: from 10,00 €
1-55
4.8 /5
(56 reviews)
Château Suduiraut 1er Cru Classé de Sauternes
Château Suduiraut 1er Cru Classé de Sauternes
Château Suduiraut 1er Cru Classé de Sauternes
Discover a Premier Cru Classé of Sauternes
Worshop Aromas
Master Class tasting
Wine and cheese tasting

Château Suduiraut 1er Cru Classé de Sauternes

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Sustainable viticulture
Price: from 20,00 €
2-10
4.7 /5
(30 reviews)
Vignobles Chatonnet - Château Haut Chaigneau
Vignobles Chatonnet - Château Haut Chaigneau
Vignobles Chatonnet - Château Haut Chaigneau
"Lalande-de-Pomerol" tour
Visit Chatonnet Vineyards
The "Vertical" tour
Gourmet Workshop - Wines and Chocolates
Sensory workshop: Wines and Glasses
Wine tasting

Vignobles Chatonnet - Château Haut Chaigneau

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1-20
4.6 /5
(29 reviews)
Château La Croizille
Château La Croizille
Château La Croizille
Saint-Émilion Grand Cru Classé: Visit & Tasting
St-Emilion Grand Cru Classé: Picnic & Visit
Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé: Gourmet Tour

Château La Croizille

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Price: from 16,00 €
1-6
4.6 /5
(29 reviews)
Château Haut Breton Larigaudière
Château Haut Breton Larigaudière
Château Haut Breton Larigaudière
Classic Visit
Visit and barrel tasting
Visit and vertical tasting
Visit and introduction to wine tasting

Château Haut Breton Larigaudière

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1-10
4.7 /5
(16 reviews)
Château De La Rivière
Château De La Rivière
Château De La Rivière
Tour & Tasting

Château De La Rivière

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Sustainable viticulture
Price: from 10,00 €
1-20
4.8 /5
(18 reviews)
Château Lanessan
Château Lanessan
Château Lanessan
Visit, tasting and horse museum
Vertical Tasting
Blending workshop: Challenge to create your own wine

Château Lanessan

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Sustainable viticulture
Price: from 15,00 €
1-25
4.5 /5
(12 reviews)
Château Fombrauge
Château Fombrauge
Château Fombrauge
Visit and tasting
Macaroon & wine pairing workshop
Visit and comparative tasting
Unusual ride
The gourmet promenade
B-Winemaker: Create your own wine
The Quatuor
The secrets of an exceptional terroir

Château Fombrauge

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Price: from 15,00 €
1-10
4.8 /5
(10 reviews)
Château d'Agassac
Château d'Agassac
Château d'Agassac
Discovery Tour

Château d'Agassac

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Sustainable viticulture
Price: from 12,00 €
1-10
4.3 /5
(5 reviews)
Château Hourtin-Ducasse
Château Hourtin-Ducasse
Château Hourtin-Ducasse
 L’ Ampélo or The Ampelography
Aperitif in the cellars
The Aperitif in the Vines

Château Hourtin-Ducasse

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Price: from 14,00 €
1-30
4.5 /5
(13 reviews)
Château Ferrand
Château Ferrand
Château Ferrand
Discovery of Ferrand
Exceptional vertical
Exceptional barrels: visit and tasting

Château Ferrand

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Price: from 15,00 €
2-20
4.7 /5
(8 reviews)
Vignobles Bardet
Vignobles Bardet
Vignobles Bardet
Visit and tasting at the water's edge
Visit with La Bulle Verte - 5km walking route
Visit with La Bulle Verte - 14km cycle route

Vignobles Bardet

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Price: from 15,00 €
1-50
4.9 /5
(20 reviews)
Château La Tour Carnet, Grand Cru Classé
Château La Tour Carnet, Grand Cru Classé
Château La Tour Carnet, Grand Cru Classé
Visit and tasting
Wine & chocolate workshop
Wine & cheese workshop
From research to innovation
The gourmet promenade
B-Winemaker: Grands ChĂŞnes grape varieties
B-Winemaker: Tour Carnet grape varieties
The Quatuor

Château La Tour Carnet, Grand Cru Classé

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Sustainable viticulture
Price: from 15,00 €
1-10
4.6 /5
(12 reviews)
Château de Sales
Château de Sales
Château de Sales
Discovery visit
From vine to wine
A treat for the tastebuds - wine & cheese pairing
A treat for the tastbids – wine & chocolate pairing

Château de Sales

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Price: from 13,00 €
1-10
4.8 /5
(14 reviews)
Château Rol Valentin
Château Rol Valentin
Château Rol Valentin
Classical visit
Food and wine pairing visit
Glass-tigineux workshop
Gourmet visit

Château Rol Valentin

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Price: from 12,00 €
1-20
4.7 /5
(14 reviews)
Clos Des Abbesses
Clos Des Abbesses
Clos Des Abbesses
Private tour of the estate with the winemaker
Visit + Winegrower picnic

Clos Des Abbesses

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Sustainable viticulture
Price: from 22,00 €
2-15
4.8 /5
(14 reviews)
Château Destieux, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé
Château Destieux, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé
Château Destieux, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé
Discovery of the Destieux and Montlisse castles
Discovery of Château Destieux (private)
Private tour and Prestige tastings

Château Destieux, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé

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Price: from 30,00 €
1-10
4.9 /5
(13 reviews)
Cité Du Vin de Bordeaux
Cité Du Vin de Bordeaux
Cité Du Vin de Bordeaux
Permanent exhibition and tasting at the Belvedere

Cité Du Vin de Bordeaux

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Price: from 22,00 €
1-500
5 /5
(1 reviews)
Château Dauzac, Grand Cru Classé
Château Dauzac, Grand Cru Classé
Château Dauzac, Grand Cru Classé
Discovery Tour
Secret behind a Vintage
Chocolate & Wine Pairing
Wine & Cheese pairing
On handlebars in the heart of the land

Château Dauzac, Grand Cru Classé

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Price: from 15,00 €
1-9
4.6 /5
(6 reviews)
Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey, 1er Grand Cru Classé
Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey, 1er Grand Cru Classé
Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey, 1er Grand Cru Classé
Discovery tour of Lafaurie-Peyraguey
Visit Travel in Vintages
Private tour and tasting
Gold and Accords Tour

Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey, 1er Grand Cru Classé

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Price: from 25,00 €
2-10
4.7 /5
(6 reviews)
Château La Tour Blanche, Grand Cru Classé
Château La Tour Blanche, Grand Cru Classé
Château La Tour Blanche, Grand Cru Classé
The Discover Tasting
Vertical visit, exceptional vintages
The Cheezy Tour
L'instant Tour Blanche- Tasty sunset getaway
Carriage ride through Sauternes
Sunset carriage ride
Vino Challenge
GOLDEN APERITIFS

Château La Tour Blanche, Grand Cru Classé

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Price: from 0,00 €
1-350
4.8 /5
(6 reviews)
Château Bouscaut
Château Bouscaut
Château Bouscaut
Discover the vineyard and cellars
Food and wine pairing
Wine & Cheese pairing
Grands Crus Wine and Chocolate

Château Bouscaut

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Price: from 12,00 €
1-6
4.8 /5
(12 reviews)
Château Grangey
Château Grangey
Château Grangey
From soil to grapes, from grapes to wine
A journey through time

Château Grangey

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Price: from 15,00 €
1-12
4.3 /5
(3 reviews)
Château Pillebois
Château Pillebois
Château Pillebois
Visit and tasting

Château Pillebois

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Price: from 5,00 €
1-20
4.5 /5
(14 reviews)
Musée du Vin et du Négoce de Bordeaux
Musée du Vin et du Négoce de Bordeaux
Musée du Vin et du Négoce de Bordeaux
Museum visit and wine tasting

Musée du Vin et du Négoce de Bordeaux

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Price: from 10,00 €
1-8
Château Loudenne
Château Loudenne
Château Loudenne
Visit and tasting
Visit and tasting then picnic in the heart of the vineyards
Prestige lunch

Château Loudenne

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Organic Viticulture
Price: from 0,00 €
1-30
4.6 /5
(7 reviews)
Château Prieuré Marquet
Château Prieuré Marquet
Château Prieuré Marquet
Premium tour
Visit and tasting with panoramic view
Jeep ride

Château Prieuré Marquet

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Price: from 20,00 €
2-10
5 /5
(6 reviews)
Château De Chelivette
Château De Chelivette
Château De Chelivette
A Wineyard through History
Brunch of the Winemaker
Winemaker aperitif

Château De Chelivette

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Price: from 14,00 €
4-70
5 /5
(4 reviews)
Vignobles Mouty
Vignobles Mouty
Vignobles Mouty
Visit and tasting in Saint Emilion (organic farming and wines)

Vignobles Mouty

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Price: from 10,00 €
1-20
Château de Camarsac
Château de Camarsac
Château de Camarsac
Visit and tasting around more than 700 years of history
Create your own wine !

Château de Camarsac

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Sustainable viticulture
Price: from 12,00 €
2-9
4.6 /5
(5 reviews)
Vignobles Moncets & Chambrun
Vignobles Moncets & Chambrun
Vignobles Moncets & Chambrun
Visit "From the vine to the glass"
Visit "Signature Alliance"
"Gourmet" visit
Discovery Tasting

Vignobles Moncets & Chambrun

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Price: from 7,00 €
1-10
4.5 /5
(2 reviews)
Château Croix Beauséjour
Château Croix Beauséjour
Château Croix Beauséjour
Secret of the Terroir circuit
Heritage Tour
Circuit old vines and old stones

Château Croix Beauséjour

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Price: from 10,00 €
1-12
4.6 /5
(5 reviews)
Château Chauvin
Château Chauvin
Château Chauvin
Visit and Tasting
Tasting: Discovery of our wines
Private visit and tasting: Chauvin spirit

Château Chauvin

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Sustainable viticulture
Price: from 10,00 €
1-15
5 /5
(1 reviews)
A La Française Bordeaux
A La Française Bordeaux
A La Française Bordeaux
Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé - Afternoon
Electric bike day in the Medoc
Medoc Grand Cru Classé 1855 afternoon
Full day in Saint Emilion

A La Française Bordeaux

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Price: from 99,00 €
1-8
4.9 /5
(4 reviews)
Château Fleur Cardinale
Château Fleur Cardinale
Château Fleur Cardinale
An overall view
The passing of time
Exploring with the family

Château Fleur Cardinale

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Organic Viticulture
Price: from 29,00 €
1-10
5 /5
(2 reviews)
Vignobles Bedrenne
Vignobles Bedrenne
Vignobles Bedrenne
From soil to glass
Wines & Flavours: Oeno initiation & vineyard visit

Vignobles Bedrenne

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Price: from 20,00 €
1-30
5 /5
(2 reviews)
Château Sainte Barbe
Château Sainte Barbe
Château Sainte Barbe
Visit and tasting near Bordeaux
Assembly workshop
Golf & Wine Package
treasure hunt

Château Sainte Barbe

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Price: from 3,00 €
1-30
5 /5
(2 reviews)
Château Monconseil-gazin
Château Monconseil-gazin
Château Monconseil-gazin
Visit and tasting
Oeno-Logic Escape Game
Cheese and Wine Pairing Workshop

Château Monconseil-gazin

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Price: from 7,00 €
1-55
4.8 /5
(6 reviews)
Château Larrivet Haut-brion
Château Larrivet Haut-brion
Château Larrivet Haut-brion
Chocolate Madness Taste Buds
Crazy Cheese Taste Buds
Visit & Blending Workshop
Taste Buds Madness Caviar

Château Larrivet Haut-brion

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Sustainable viticulture
Price: from 30,00 €
2-10
4.6 /5
(4 reviews)
Château Giscours, Grand Cru Classé
Château Giscours, Grand Cru Classé
Château Giscours, Grand Cru Classé
Private visit and tasting

Château Giscours, Grand Cru Classé

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Sustainable viticulture
Price: from 45,00 €
1-6
4 /5
(1 reviews)
Château Haut Bailly
Château Haut Bailly
Château Haut Bailly
Classic Visit
Gourmet Visit

Château Haut Bailly

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Price: from 50,00 €
1-20
4.7 /5
(3 reviews)
Château Thieuley
Château Thieuley
Château Thieuley
Discovery Guided Tour
A Thursday evening in the vineyard of Château Thieuley

Château Thieuley

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Price: from 15,00 €
1-20
5 /5
(1 reviews)
Château Bonalgue
Château Bonalgue
Château Bonalgue
Initiation visit
Bonalgue Break
Discovery of the senses

Château Bonalgue

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Sustainable viticulture
Price: from 10,00 €
1-10
5 /5
(3 reviews)
Château Siran
Château Siran
Château Siran
Discovery Tour
Bacchus Tour
Epicurean Tour
Gourmet Platter
Escape Game in the Bunker

Château Siran

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Price: from 12,00 €
1-15
5 /5
(1 reviews)
Château De Seguin
Château De Seguin
Château De Seguin
Vitishow - a unique wine experience in the heart of Bordeaux vineyards

Château De Seguin

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Price: from 10,00 €
1-15
Château Balestard La Tonnelle, Grand Cru Classé
Château Balestard La Tonnelle, Grand Cru Classé
Château Balestard La Tonnelle, Grand Cru Classé
Visit of the vineyard and tasting on the rooftop
Blind tasting workshop (3 wines)

Château Balestard La Tonnelle, Grand Cru Classé

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Organic Viticulture
Price: from 15,00 €
1-10
Château Peyrabon
Château Peyrabon
Château Peyrabon
Visit to the heart of the MĂ©doc

Château Peyrabon

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Price: from 6,00 €
1-10
4.7 /5
(3 reviews)
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Bordeaux
4.2/5 (6010 reviews)
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Pauillac
4.2/5 (9029 reviews)
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Margaux
Margaux
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Margaux is a small and quaint French village that serves as a prime Bordeaux wine region destination. This small city is 25 kilometers (15 miles) north of the city of Bordeaux, making it an ideal place to stop while wine tasting in the north ...

Saint-Emilion
4.5/5 (3036 reviews)
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Saint Émilion, France, is a premier wine destination located in the Bordeaux wine region of France. It’s home to nearly 800 wine houses and cellars, along with a plethora of local history and a rich winemaking culture. Millions of tourists...
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What are the best villages to visit in the Bordeaux wine region of France? +

On the castle route of Bordeaux, be sure to visit the village of Margaux in the Médoc, home to the famous Château Margaux. Obviously, the village of Saint-Emilion is an almost compulsory pilgrimage for any wine lover. It’s a medieval city steeped in history, with a breathtaking view of the Bordeaux vineyards.

Blaye and Verrou Vauban overlook the Gironde estuary with impressive military buildings. Sainte-Foy-La-Grande is also one of the region's favorite villages.

When is the best time to visit Bordeaux for wine tasting? +

It is always a good time to visit Bordeaux. It averages 13 degrees celsius (a little over 55 degrees fahrenheit) all year round in Bordeaux. The most pleasant months to visit Bordeaux are June, July and September. In August, the heat can be overwhelming. In May, the spring climate is very pleasant.

Bordeaux’s "Vintage" season takes place from September to November each year. Wine tours and tastings are a great way to explore this beautiful part of France, whether you're a wine connoisseur or novice!


What types of wines do wineries in Bordeaux produce? +

Over 90% of Bordeaux wines are red wines. Bordeaux wine is primarily made from the three grapes that are grown in the Bordeaux region: cabernet sauvignon, merlot and cabernet franc. The blend and usage of these grapes varies between each winery, which creates unique flavors in each type of wine. 

It’s also important to note that many of the wines produced in Bordeaux are luxury Bordeaux wines, meaning that some varieties be fairly pricy. However, Bordeaux wines are always worth the splurge!

What is the difference between basic Bordeaux appellations? +

The different Bordeaux appellations contain different standards for minimum alcohol content, grape growing, aging, and more. For example, Bordeaux-Superieur AOP wines contain a minimum of 10.5% ABV and must age for a minimum of 12 months before release. The difference, although technically small, is a symbol of quality for many wines with the Bordeaux-Superieur AOP label. Many producers, who classify their wines as Bordeaux-Superieur, age their wines much longer than the minimum.

How to visit the Bordeaux vineyards? +

In order to take full advantage of the Bordeaux vineyards and the castles of Bordeaux, we advise you to choose several oenological experiences. The Bordeaux wine estates are numerous and vast. The Bordeaux region has wine tourism activities all year round. The vineyards of Bordeaux can be visited on foot and even by cruise from the Garonne. All this, with a good tasting of local wine. Saint-Émilion, Sauternes , Haut-Médoc , Pomerol , Margaux, etc. What will be your choice ?

Which wineries in the Bordeaux wine region region are open today? +
To discover wineries, cellars and chateaux that are open today in the region Bordeaux wine region, click here.
What are the names of the wine regions in Bordeaux wine region? +
What are the wineries that accept groups in the Bordeaux wine region region? +
Here are the wine estates that can accommodate groups of 8 people minimum in the Bordeaux wine region for a visit and tasting: See all domains that can accommodate groups in the region Bordeaux wine region.
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While there are thousands of options for wine tours and tastings in Bordeaux, France, Winalist chooses the best wineries and wine tastings available that can provide unparalleled experiences. You can choose a wine tasting experience in Bordeaux based on its price point, suitability for non-French speakers, and its overall experience factor (how much fun they are).

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About Bordeaux wine tours & wine tasting in France


Bordeaux is a wine region located in Southwestern France and is best known for its production of red wines, though it also produces some white wines. Bordeaux is arguably the most famous and visited wine region of France, containing renaissance-era castles and rolling countrysides sprinkled with lush vineyards.


This region encompasses over 280,000 acres of vineyards dedicated to wine production. With its temperate climate, Bordeaux is a significant contributor to world wine markets; in 2020, Bordeaux produced over 440 million liters of wine, the equivalent of 587 million bottles of wine.


Bordeaux is one of the most iconic wine regions of France and contains various subregions - 38 separate subregions, to be exact, with 57 appellations spread out across each subregion.


Bordeaux Wine Region highlights

  • Famous red wine region with a wide variety of wine tasting experiences to choose from.
  • Experiences for beginners, experts, and families.
  • Sometimes expensive, but quality and experience won’t disappoint.


Bordeaux Wine Tasting Itinerary


The city of Bordeaux is the central capital of the Bordeaux wine region. Therefore, this city is an excellent jumping-off point for exploring various parts of this beautiful region by car, train, or tour. Bordeaux is also a port town, so you can take cruises along the River Garonne with barges that transport you through beautiful landscapes while you sip wine or enjoy lunch at one of many bateaux-mouches (boat-eating) restaurants that line its bank.


There are various particular sub-regions to choose to explore within the Bordeaux region, each with subsequent routes that offer varying experiences.


The Castle route, for example, is a popular route for tourists and weaves through the Medoc subregion of Bordeaux. It includes various medieval and renaissance-era castles, most of which you can explore and experience on your own time or through a scheduled tour.


There are a variety of routes you can take during your time exploring the Bordeaux wine region, most of which are centered around sub-regions of Bordeaux. Some of the most common include:


  • Entre-Deux-Mers. This popular subregion is southwest of the city of Bordeaux.
  • Cotes de Bourg and Cotes de Blaye. This subregion is located on the right bank of the Bordeaux region and directly northeast of the city of Bordeaux
  • Medoc. Medoc is located on the Left Bank of Bordeaux, northwest of the proper city of Bordeaux.
  • Pessac-Leognan and Graves. This subregion is located on the Left Bank of Bordeaux, south of Bordeaux city.
  • Sauternes and Barsac. This subregion is located on the Left Bank of Bordeaux, southwest of the city of Bordeaux.
  • Cotes de Bourg and Cotes de Blaye. This region is located on the Right Bank of Bordeaux, northeast of the city of Bordeaux.


Where to Stay in the Bordeaux, France Wine Region


There are a variety of hotels, hostels, and bed and breakfast options available for someone who would like to stay in the Bordeaux wine region - and everything in between.


First, for those looking for a central location in the Bordeaux region, the city of Bordeaux is an excellent choice because it's the mecca of this region. It has easy, convenient access to everything you'll want to do during your time in this part of France: tasting at some of the world's most prestigious vineyards, enjoying local cuisine and culture, exploring castles and museums—you name it!


If you're looking for a location closer to some great vineyards while staying within a reasonable distance from downtown Bordeaux (or even just slightly outside), you still have plenty of options. Another option would be finding lodging near St Émilion or Pauillac which both have their own charm but also offer quick access into the larger city center.


How to get to Bordeaux, France


You can access Bordeaux, France, in multiple ways.

  • By plane: Bordeaux is accessible by plane, with three airports located within an hour of the city. The most convenient option for travelers is Bordeaux–MĂ©rignac Airport (code: BOD). If you're coming from Paris or other cities in France, this airport often has flights available at a lower cost than others.
  • By car: If you rent a car in the nearby cities of Tours or Nantes, you can drive to Bordeaux, though it will take a few hours.
  • By train: You may also take the train from Tours or Nantes to Bordeaux station.


History of winemaking in Bordeaux, France


The history of winemaking in Bordeaux, France dates back to the first century AD and Roman times when viticulture was brought over from Spain by the Romans. The Romans brought viticulture into Bordeaux and planted their vines alongside those already planted there by the Gauls, who had been making wines since before they were conquered by Julius Caesar between 50 bce and 58 bce.

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