• Location: Bordeaux, France
  • Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
From USD $ 56.71 View price calendar

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Up the ante in your wine-tasting game with a 2-hour small-group wine tasting workshop in Bordeaux. Learn  from a knowledgeable wine guide about some of France's illustrious wine regions, get advice on proper wine tasting methods and find out how to distinguish the various flavors and aromas in the wine. Sample eight wines from around France, including Burgundy, Côtes du Rhône, Bordeaux and the Loire Valley, as you nibble on local bread, cured meats and cheeses. Cap off your fun educational experience with a wine-blending workshop, during which you'll create a custom blend of your own wine.


  • 2-hour small-group wine tasting and workshop in central Bordeaux
  • Learn about the main French wine regions, such as Bordeaux, Burgundy and Côtes du Rhône, from your professional wine educator
  • Taste eight different French wines accompanied by a typical French appetizer platter
  • Analyze different aromas of wine and learn the best wine-tasting techniques
  • Blend your own wine during the workshop
  • Small-group tour with a maximum of 12 people ensures a more personalized experience

What You Can Expect

Small-Group Wine Tasting and Workshop in Bordeaux

French Appetizer Platter

Enhance your understanding and appreciation of French wine with this 2-hour wine workshop. Begin with an overview of French wine regions from your professional wine guide. Learn about wine terminology such as 'terroir' and 'appellation' as you taste wines from regions like  Burgundy, Côtes du Rhône, Bordeaux and the Loire Valley. 

Find out how to decipher a French wine label. Learn how to identify a wine's aromas and flavors and how to interpret the color of a wine. As you taste, you'll no doubt start to develop – or enhance existing – preferences for these different wine characteristics. This is a skill that will serve you well long after you leave the class, since you'll learn how to not only identify but also describe the wines you like best.

At the conclusion of the lesson, you'll put all this new-found knowledge to use by creating a custom blend of your own wine using two varietals local to Bordeaux – Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Throughout the workshop, you'll sample eight different wines and nibble on  hors d'oeuvres such as cured meats, cheese and fresh bread.

Throughout the workshop, your lesson leader is on hand to answer questions and help enhance the experience. As you depart, you'll get a diploma to remember your educational Bordeaux wine workshop.

Customer Reviews

G Lawrence f

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

This was a perfect way to start our tour of the vineyards in the Bordeaux area. It was so informative and fun! I highly recommend this tour. There were about 10in our grou0 and we met other wine lovers and travelers.

Kathleen W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Absolutely amazing tour! Our guide was so informative and the wine was incredible. We learned so much and loved it, loved it, loved it!!
10/10 would recommend!

Lauri P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

Loved this! Learned a lot about the region and the wine. Was fun and informative and Tif was great!

Emyr J United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2017

Great tour. Very knowledgeable guide

Lucy B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2016

The host was fantastic, she was engaging and passionate on her subject and we all had a fantastic time because of it. The tasting is great and the opportunity to blend for yourself gives a real insight in to Bordeaux wines. Great as a first stop before heading out to the vineyards.

Khing K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

informative! great selection of wines available too. No pressure to buy, just recommended, appreciated that.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

We had a wonderful time learning about the different wine regions of France with Colas, who was very knowledgeable and made the whole experience fun and engaging. Finding out about the Bordeaux wine region and how they categorize and label their wines was fascinating and I would definitely recommend this workshop to anyone who has an interest in regional wines.

Susan M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

My sister and I had great fun and really enjoyed the experience, would happily recommend to anyone. I even bought some bottles of wine to take home.

tony k

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

Enjoyable, entertaining and very educational!

Nicolette M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

Fantastic! I highly recommend this activity, Berit was so knowledgeable and friendly. Thanks for a great morning.

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