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Bordeaux and Saint-Émilion, A Culinary and Wine Voyage

9 Days, 8 Nights
September 17, 2020

THE WINE FESTIVAL AND THE JURISDICTION OF SAINT-EMILION. THE BORDEAUX WINE TRAIL.

THE CULINARY JOURNEY HIGHLIGHT

The Jurisdiction and the Yearly Wine Festival of Saint- Emilion!

 

GASTRONOMY | PRODUCTS | SPECIALTIES

  • Saint-Emilion Classified Grands Crus (Grands crus classés).
  • Bordeaux Classified Grands Crus (Grands crus classés).
  • Cordeliers sparkling wine, a regional. trademark using the Champagne making process.
  • Saint-Emilion specialty succulent macarons. The original recipe descends from the local Ursuline nuns in the 1620s.
  • Canelés de Bordeaux.
  • The duck liver of the South West.
  • The Oysters of Arcachon Bay.
  • Milk fed lamb of Pauillac. 

 

OUTDOOR EXPLORATION

  • Pruning, flowering and harvesting: Discovery of the French wine maker’s “savoir faire” and a dive into the harvesting experience.
  • Castles all the way.
  • Oyster production parks and tables.
  • Arcachon Bay Boat stroll
  • Most beautiful villages and Towns of France.
  • UNESCO World heritage sites and villages; the 12 inescapable monuments of Saint-Emilion.
  • The Cordelier cloister, listed a historical monument.
  • The underground biggest Monolithic church in Europe; Immerse in the heart of the limestone rock.
  • Walk along ancient cobblestone streets.
  • Bordeaux Grand Theater.
  • Saint-André Cathedral
  • Place de la Bourse.
  • Mirroir d’eau.
  • Pont de Pierre.
  • La Cité du Vin, a unique place dedicated to the culture of wine.  

 TOWNS | CITIES | HERITAGE

  • Paris
  • Gironde, Bordeaux
  • Saint-Emilion
  • Pomerol
  • Lalande de Pomerol
  • Néac
  • Langoiron
  • Arcachon, Pays de Buch
  • The first UNESCO vineyard landscape.
  • The largest AOC vineyard in the world.
  • UNESCO World heritage sites and villages; the 12 inescapable monuments of Saint-Emilion.

 

ART OF EATING AND TASTING ACTIVITIES

  • Gourmet picnic in the heart of the vineyards.
  • Lunch in a breathtaking surroundings overlooking the vineyards and Château Cheval Blanc, 1er Grand Clu Classé A.
  • Dinner in a traditional brasserie in Saint-Emilion.
  • Dinner in a gastronomic restaurant in Saint-Emilion.
  • Dinner in gastronomic restaurant in Bordeaux.
  • Introduction to the wines of Saint-Emilion and tasting in the WINE SCHOOL.
  • Cordeliers Cloister tour and tasting of the exclusive regional sparkling wine.
  • Exclusive Grands crus wine tasting in the owner’s private cellar.
  • “I Cook at the Château” cooking class followed by a food and wine pairing lunch.
  • Wine tasting from a worldwide wine selection at the Belevedere roof of La Cité du Vin, with a 360 degrees’ view of Bordeaux, overlooking the river.  
  • Exclusive Macarons tasting at the “Fabrique des macarons”.
  • Oyster tasting in the Arcachon Bay.
  • The “Barbecue Counter” dinner served by the village butcher with a selection of salads and the best regional meat cuts.
COOKING | PASTRY CLASS

Half a day pastry class in the heart of a Parisian Palace. Let your hidden talents burst!!!

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