A very comprehensive programme on the world of vine and wine
Highlight: the convivial lunch at the property in the company of the winemaker!
You're welcomed by your guide at the Saint-Émilion Tourist Office.
10:00 am – Introduction to wine tasting at the Maison du vin de Saint-Émilion
With a wine professionnal, discover the main aspects of wine tasting in a 1-hour class: sensory analysis and commented tasting of 2 local wines.
11:30 am – Visit and « Casse Croûte » lunch with the winemaker in a wine estate
Departure to a family wine estate of Saint-Émilion. The winemaker greets you and gives you a tour of his estate: the vines, the wine cellar and the vat room. He also allows you to discover the different steps of the winemaking process in Saint-Emilion. Then, share a friendly "Casse-Croûte" lunch with him, including 3 wines of the estate. We give you the choice of 2 options for lunch:
3:00 pm – The vineyards of Saint-Émilion, a World Heritage Site
This tour enables visitors to discover the outstandingly beautiful vine-covered Saint-Émilion countryside. The Jurisdiction of Saint-Émilion was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in December1999 for its historic vineyard landscape.
4:00 pm – Saint-Émilion city tour
Follow your guide through several centuries of history! From the village's foundation in the 8th century to the French Revolution in 1789 through the period of English domination:Discover the rich past of Saint-Émilion through its main monuments.
Traditional streets, cloisters, city gate, fortifications and underground monuments have so much to tell you. Without forgetting a viewpoint to admire the beautiful sleeping city.
5:30 pm - End of our programme
Your bus will be used for this programme from 12:00 to 4:00 pm (distance covered about 50 kms).
2018 GROUP RATES
Price per person
(guide fees not included)
Guide fees for the group
Monday to Saturday
Guide fees for the group
Sunday and Bank Holidays
Casse croute option €70
Entrecote party option €83
General terms and conditions :
Booking must be made in advance ; the tours are available all year long (except December 25th and January 1st).
The schedule can change on request.
Minimum capacity : 20 people.
Maximum capacity : 40 people, beyond 40 contact us.
1 person free for 20 paying people.
This programme can only be made with a guide of the Tourist Office.
The fee per person (without guide) includes : the visit, admission fees to the monuments, tasting fees, lunch (wine and coffee includes). Contact us for the menu options.
The fee does not include : transportation (on request) or personal expenses.
The guide fees are per guide and for one group of a maximum 40 people. These include the guide service for the whole programme as mentioned.
Months during which visitors are welcome