Exclusive Sauternes wines with a private guide

Tour Number

Activity Level



Day Trip / Out of Town, Food and Wine, Local Experience, Shore Excursion


Kid Friendly: No. Suitable for mature teenagers

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4



French (fluent), English (fluent), German (conversational), Turkish (fluent), Italian (basic), Spanish (conversational)

The Golden wines

Just less than 1 hour drive from Bordeaux the small and highly renowned Sauternes Vineyard covers the south-east end of the Graves, a region near Langon where the confluence of the Ciron and Garonne rivers creates a mild micro-climate.
The golden Sauternes wines became famous during the 18th century when the understanding and utilization of the Noble Rot was accepted as a wine producing peculiarity.

In the morning, visit and wine tasting at 2 of famous Chateaux first growth Grand Cru Classe 1855.

In the afternoon, visit the medieval Roquetaillade castle, privately owned by the Roquetaillade family who have been resident here since 1306! As well as the castle being classified as a historical monument there is also a working farm on the land alongside an A. O. C. Graves vineyard that produces a variety of wines.

"I can create a customized tour for you in case you have any special requests or if you are more than 4 persons and need a larger vehicle. "


Graves & Sauternes

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: at your ship or hotel

End location: at your ship or hotel

Duration: 9 hours

Traffic might be slow in summer months


Recent, comfortable & fully equipped car or minivan (depending on group size)

What’s Included

- My services as your personal driver guide
- Private transportation
- Gas, toll, parking
- 2 Visits and wine tastings at Chateaux Grand Cru Classe 1855
- Visit Chateau Roquetaillade
- Water
- Pick-up and Drop-off hotel or ship dock in Bordeaux center (other location fee might apply)

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 € - All the entrance fee are included, you will just have to pay your lunch. I will suggest you restaurants with different price range according to your taste.

What’s Extra

1. Meals and drinks not included in the description
2. Personal expenses


I can custom tours for disabled people with a car accommodating a wheelchair.

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