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Private Bordeaux Wine and Cognac Distillery Tour with Wine Workshop from Cognac

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    What to Expect
    Meet your guide in the morning in a central place in Cognac or at your hotel in Cognac if within 15min drive from the Cognac Tourism Office. Start your tour with a family of wine growers who owns two châteaux in Bordeaux vineyards : one in Haut-Médoc and the other one in Côte de Bordeaux and will gladly present you their estate.

    After visiting the Châteaux, you will attend an enological workshop where you will learn how to recognize wines from different grape varieties. There, you will create your own bottle of Bordeaux red wine by blending several grape varieties. Of course, you will take back home your personalized bottle.

    Have your lunch (not included). Your guide can suggest a typical restaurant where you will taste local French food.

    In the afternoon, you will visit two cognac estates and meet the producers during a private visit of their wine cellars and distilleries. They will present the vine-growing process and you will be able to compare it with the Bordeaux one. Then you will go to their distillery to understand how wines become fresh eau-de-vie of cognac.

    Finally, after the theory, the practice. You will taste their various products : Pineau des Charentes and single estate cognacs. 

    The tour gives you also the opportunity to discover Romanesque churches, typical sceneries of a very beautiful, discreet and peaceful region, close to the city of Bordeaux.

    At the end of the tour, your guide will drive you back to Bordeaux.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Cognac Tourism Office.

    Or your hotel in Bordeaux if within 15 minutes drive from the Bordeaux Tourism Office. In such a case, please confirm your pick up point at least 24 hours before departure.
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    9h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Visit of a Chateau
    • Wine workshop
    • Your personalized bottle of red wine
    • Private tour
    • Visit at the Cognac estate
    • Private English-speaking guide
    • Transport by comfortable vehicle
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off if within a 15 minutes drive from the pickup place in Cognac
    Exclusions
    • Lunch (a typical restaurant is suggested by the guide)
    • Personal purchases
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years old in France
    • Adult pricing applies to all travelers, even if any teenager attends the tour without tasting anything.
    • Dress code : smart and casual
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Tour was excellent and introduced us to the "art of blending wine in the Bordeaux Region" plus the methods of producing Cognac in the region. Jean Luc was an excellent Tour Guide and very knowledgeable in the art of Cognac Distillation. In addition the sites/distilleries we
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    Response from Cognac-Guide, Propriétaire at Private Bordeaux Wine and Cognac Distillery Tour with Wine Workshop from Cognac
    Responded 22 Aug. 2018
    Bonjour, Thank you very much all of you for your support. Enjoy your tastings and do not hesitate to contact me for any query. Cordialement, Jean-Luc
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    Key Details
    • Cognac Tasting Tour
    • Duration: 9h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, French
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