Common questions How do you get to wineries in Bordeaux?

How do you get to wineries in Bordeaux?

How do you get to wineries in Bordeaux?

In Bordeaux, all winery visits are by appointment only. They last approximately 1 to 1.5 hours. Do not plan any visits during lunch time between 12 pm and 2 pm. Between November and March, wineries can be open Monday through Friday only.

How many days do you need in Bordeaux France?

three days
For a solid itinerary in France’s wine capital, we recommend at least three days—ample time to explore the city’s elegant streets and modern attractions with a day-trip to nearby chateaux.

How much is a wine tour in France?

The cost of the half-day group tours is 72 to 85 euros per person. Bordeaux Wine Trails can also plan full-day, private tours to explore either the Saint Emilion or Medoc regions.

When can you see Bordeaux wineries?

Starting from the beginning of September to harvest is once again perfect for visiting the Bordeaux wine region. From the middle of October until late November is also great for a visit to Bordeaux. By the end of November, Bordeaux can get quite cold and not be as enjoyable to visit for most people.

How does Bordeaux taste like wine?

Bordeaux Tasting Notes Red wines from Bordeaux are medium- to full-bodied with aromas of black currant, plums, and earthy notes of wet gravel or pencil lead. When you taste the wines, they burst with mineral and fruit notes that lead into prickly, savory, mouth-drying tannins.

Where is wine country in France?

Bordeaux is to France what Napa Valley and Sonoma are to the States—a wine country paradise along its country’s southwestern coast home to some of the world’s most famous vineyards. There’s more to France, however, than its most-visited vino locale.

Where in France is Burgundy?

Burgundy is located in central eastern France. The region begins a hundred kilometers south from Paris and stretches down to Lyon on 360 kilometers.

What is the best time to visit Bordeaux France?

The prime time for Bordeaux travel is between June and August: that’s when most French and other Europeans visit Bordeaux. For fewer crowds and lower rates, come in spring, or autumn. One downfall of coming in fall: starting in September, the wineries start doing their harvests, and some don’t allow visitors.