Exceptional Wines and Panoramas


Exceptional Wines and Panoramas
Extending from Fronsac to the gates of the Périgord region, on the banks of the Dordogne, the landscape of the Libournais is made of hills and vines, introduced long ago by the romans.

Wherever you may look, river terraces and promontories provide superb viewpoints over an ocean of vines, châteaux and wooden coppices. From far away you will notice the medieval town of Saint Emilion perched on the bejeweled edge of the plateau.

During the day, you will discover Saint Emilion vineyards that have been listed as UNESCO World heritage Site, in the cultural landscape category.
Charming winding roads will lead you through picturesque villages that reveal an exceptional wealth of heritage sites : Gallo-roman vestiges, Romanesque churches, windmills, dovecotes…

From the highest point of the famous Fronsac Hillock, you will admire one of the most beautiful panoramas of the Bordelais area.
The large limestone bank under the vineyard gives the red wines their rare elegance.

I invite you to taste the fine deep-colored red wines of Saint Emilion and of its surroundings, and therefore compare the nuances that distinguish the different appellations from the area.


Hotel pick up in Bordeaux or surroundings: 9:15 am 

Drop off at your resting place: around 6 pm

-Visit of a historic 17th century chateau perched on top of a sloping limestone plateau. The chateau is surrounded by its own park and by rolling vineyards where low wooded hills and the lazy meanderings of the Dordogne meet. Lovingly restored, the interior of the chateau reflects the beauty of Bordeaux's prettiest countryside in which it is located. The tour is followed by a commented tasting of the different wines of the property.

- Lunch in one of our partner restaurants

-Visit of a charming family-run wine estate offering a panoramic view from one of the smallest, but one of the world famous appellation in France, Saint-Georges-Saint-Emilion.
-Visit of a family run property located on a hilltop in the Lalande de Pomerol appellation offering a magnificent view of the Pomerol vineyards.
In both cases, you will be warmly welcomed in a friendly setting by the owner who will share with you his passion and who will invite you to discover the charming and elegant red wines of the property.
- Last visit of a Chateau, Grand Cru Classé of Saint Emilion, to discover the specificities of the Saint Emilion wine appellation and admire the beautiful landscapes that are part of UNESCO world heritage sites. The visit ends with a commented tasting of two wines of the estate.


Wineries usually visited for that tour depending on availability:

Lalande de Pomerol appellation
Château Tournefeuille
Château Belle-graves

Saint Emilion appellation
Château Fonplégade
Château de Férrand
Château de Pressac
Château Faugères
Château Troplong Mondot
Château La Gaffelière

Saint Georges de Saint Emilion
Château Bel Air Saint Georges
Château Saint Georges

Appellation Fronsac
Château de La Rivière
Château La Dauphine

Appellation Canon-Fronsac
Château Gaby

Appellation Lussac Saint-Emilion
Château de Lussac


-Visit of an outstanding Chateau in the Fronsac wine appellation. This impressive castle was constructed on the remains of a fortified tower built by Charlemagne and offers a breathtaking view over the Dordogne valley. The powerful  fruity red wines of the château are aged in amazing underground limestone galleries. / 9 €

-Visit of a Great Classified Growth of Saint Emilion which includes a vineyard tour in electric car offering a breathtaking view over the Saint Emilion vineyards, an introduction to organic cultural and winemaking methods, the tasting of four prestigious wines (one Grand Cru Classé, two Grand Cru from Saint-Emilion and one Pomerol) / 30 €

-A food and wine pairing workshop at the château *

-A cooking class delivered by a starred chef followed by a lunch at the estate *

* Please contact me for any further information and for prices

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