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The Bordeaux and Libourne Heritage Wine Route

7 Days, 6 Nights
October 11, 2020

Embark on a unique legendary ambiance in Saint-Emilion, a UNESCO world heritage site. Unveil the breathtaking secrets of the vines, the Châteaux and  the wine estates from the most famous to the smaller producers.

THE CULINARY JOURNEY HIGHLIGHT

The Libourne age-old vineyards and wine route. 

 

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.
  • Thousands of Castles all the way.
  • 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 cultures of wine.

TOWNS | CITIES | HERITAGE

  • Paris
  • Gironde, Bordeaux
  • Saint-Emilion
  • Pomerol
  • Lalande de Pomerol
  • Néac
  • 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

  • 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”.
COOKING | PASTRY CLASS

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