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Masterclass – Bordeaux wines

    • English
    • French
  • From 2 to 12 people
  • Duration : 90minute

With a local wine expert, enjoy a tasting workshop, between the atmosphere of a wine bar and a course of oenology in the heart of Bordeaux, 2 steps away from the Grand Theatre.

A workshop to acquire in-depth notions such as: terroir, grape varieties, appellation, classification, vinification/winemaking, aging, storage and the art of wine service. No knowledge is required to attend this experience, you will learn while having fun on site!

The tasting will start with a first glass of white wine, allowing you to learn the key steps of the tasting with a universal method.

The tasting will continue with 3 glasses of regional single grape variety red wines to understand their characteristics and the interest of blending, a common practice in the region.

Finally, you will taste 2 fine wines, one from the left bank, the second from the right bank, one of which is a Bordeaux grand cru.

Wines will be paired with fine local charcuterie and cheeses to enhance your immersion in the local culture, while learning some basic knowledge about food and wine pairing.

A travel through Bordeaux and its wines, no more hesitation on the choice of the bottles after this class!

Children under 16 and pets are not allowed for the comfort of the group, so a private tour or tasting will be more suitable in your case.

Included : Passionate wine guide, 1 glass of white wines 5 glasses of red wines, Local cheese and charcuterie board, Baguette (Fresh French Bread), Informative brochures, Water available

Not included : Personal expenses, Tips

à partir de €45.00

The tour in pictures ...

The program

Let's start with a glass of white wine to see in details the steps of the tasting and improve your sensory skills.
With some local products, we follow with the tasting of 3 different grape varieties of the Bordeaux blends to discover the Bordeaux vineyard, its terroir and appellations...
This convivial moment will end with a blind tasting of 2 red wines of Bordeaux region! A fun way to see your preferences and use your new tasting ability to recognize wine!