Frequently Asked Questions

Bordeaux Wine Tour FAQ

Warmer months between April and October are the most popular. However, there are advantages in every season. Read this article for further ideas When is the Best Time to Visit Bordeaux?

  • Wear layers in the summer as cellars may be cold.
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses and hat
  • Raincoat, if it looks like a rainy day
  • We provide bottled water
  • We provide umbrellas
  • Transportation
  • English-speaking guide
  • Personalized tour itinerary
  • Bottled water
  • Tasting fees at the wineries. They typically range between 10 and 30 euros per person for approximately 1 hour visit and tasting of 2-5 wines. Some top first growth wineries can charge up to 80 euros per visit and tasting. Wineries offer interesting tasting packages, food and wine pairing sessions, cooking classes and picnics. Ask us for pricing if you are interested in one of these options.
  • Meals
  • Gratuities

Please see some suggestions in my article Where to Buy Wine in Bordeaux.

Yes. However, making a purchase is not expectation at Bordeaux wineries. Some chateaux offer select (usually recent) vintages in their boutiques. Wine shops in Saint-Emilion, the Medoc and Bordeaux may have good selection of Bordeaux. They often offer free tastings.

Of course, if those under 18 are accompanied and supervised by an adult. The legal drinking age is 18 in France. Children do not pay visit fees at the wineries. Please make sure to mention ages of your children when booking a tour.

Almost any lunch style, however, mainly French traditional cuisine)).

  • Michelin-starred gastronomic restaurants
  • French bistro
  • Restaurant at a winery
  • Picnic at a winery

Please let us know what your preference will be and we will do the booking for you.

  • Comfortable shoes,  no flip-flops
  • Layers
  • No formal requirements as to the style, however, sportswear may not be the best choice if we go to a top winery.

Read more about Bordeaux winery visit etiquette.

  • Comfortable shoes,  no flip-flops
  • Layers
  • No formal requirements as to the style, however, sportswear may not be the best choice if we go to a top winery.

Read more about Bordeaux winery visit etiquette.

We welcome groups from 2 to 42 people. Contact us for your personalized quote at info@atlasbordeaux.com or through the Book page.

Please take a look here. All tour participations are Subject to the General Terms and Conditions.

Yes, please select any European wine tours at All Wine Tours.

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