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Click here to read what my clients said about this tour Our visit to Bordeaux in September was a revelation! This might seem a surprising statement about such a famous region but the level of access we enjoyed to the very hearts of top estates was extraordinary, giving us a depth of insight into the…(Read More)

Bordeaux wine Right Bank Vineyards

On Saturday we headed to the Right Bank, famed for its Merlot and Cabernet Franc based reds and home to such illustrious Chateaux such as Cheval Blanc, Pavie and Ausone as well as something called Petrus around the corner in Pomerol! We stopped at Chateau Croizille which is a Saint Emilion Grand Cru and embarked…(Read More)

Bordeaux wine tour Ch dYquem tasting room

An uncharacteristically early start was required in order to make our 9.30am appointment at the legendary Chateau d’Yquem. With time to stop in the village of Sauternes for a coffee, we had a stunningly beautiful day with gorgeous morning light and evidence of the swirling mists that are essential for inducing the development…(Read More)

Bordeaux Wine Tour Chateau Dauzac

It is always a pleasure to be back in Bordeaux – especially at harvest time. Our small group tour has commenced, the harvest is being picked, the weather is glorious and the city of Bordeaux is looking splendid. We kicked off with an excellent dinner at the renowned institution – La Brasserie Bordelaise. Foie Gras,…(Read More)