Because you want a Bordeaux Wine Experience and not “just a tour”

Bordeaux Wine Tours

See and Taste all five Bordeaux First Growths including Mouton Rothschild

Stay at our private Chateau Coulon Laurensac

Stay at our private Chateau on the Bordeaux Harvest Tour

Taste the Best Bordeaux has to offer

Bordeaux Wine Tours

Experience privileged access to top Bordeaux Chateaux

Enjoy sumptuous Gourmet Meals

Enjoy your Bordeaux Wine Experience of a lifetime

Bordeaux Wine Tours

You want a Bordeaux Wine Experience and not “simply” a
Bordeaux wine tour!

7 Keys that turn your wine tour into a
Bordeaux Wine Experience

  1. All-inclusive small-group Bordeaux Wine Tours (6 days, 5 nights).
  2. Personalized visits and tastings at Bordeaux’s best wineries.
  3. The unique Bordeaux Wine Experience atmosphere.
  4. Taste over 60 wines including all 5 First Growths and Château d’Yquem!
  5. Expert (and humorous) guidance by Bordeaux-Insider:
    Ronald Rens,
     M. Sc., Wine Master.
  6. Intimate gourmet meals and exclusive accommodation at a private Chateau!
  7. 100% satisfied and delighted guests: many coming back for 2, 3 or even 4 times!
Ask your Bordeaux Wine Tour Itinerary here

EDDIE AND MAGGIE CHANG

There are no words to adequately express to you how special this week has been for Eddie and me. To be honest, we had such high expectations for everything in which we are involved, from our busine... Read more


Why do our guests rave about our Bordeaux Wine Tours?

Our guests love tasting all five First Growths (here at Chateau Margaux)

So much more than tasting all five First Growths (here at Chateau Margaux)

Surely they adore the Chateau-meals in venues not open to the public.

Of course they love tasting all five First Growths with fellow wine lovers, especially comparing Lafite Rothschild to Margaux 1985 in our chateau dining room.

Discovering museums, gardens and historical monuments are highlights as well.

But there is more, so much more…

 

Personal, once-in-a-lifetime experience

What our guests rave the most about is their personal experience with us. And the great fun combined with behind-the-scenes insights. Or in their words: “all those things you include that we simply can’t buy, not for any money in the world!

A memorable learning vacation

A memorable and fun learning vacation

There is a reason that our company is called the Bordeaux Wine Experience as this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you will never forget.

You will experience Bordeaux bonded with a handful of like-minded wine lovers who want to understand and taste fine wines, eat amazing food and enjoy tales of the vines, life in France and the wit and wisdom of your tour-host Ronald Rens.

Ronald, your host, knows his wines and the Bordeaux area and he is very good at presenting his knowledge to any level of wine connoisseur.

Ronald has a way of telling a story that keeps you engaged and laughing the entire trip.

Shortcut to Bordeaux Grand Cru Tour!

 

The adventure begins

Ronald and Margaret love to welcome you at their Bordeaux chateau

Ronald and Margaret love to welcome you at their Bordeaux chateau

Checking into the Chateau for the first night of your adventure, you will be greeted by the gregarious Ronald and the lovely Margaret who shows you to one of the handful of beautifully appointed rooms on the property.

Somehow a glass of champagne gets slipped into you hand and the adventure begins.

Ronald and Margaret layer surprise upon surprise with such attention to detail that the phrase ‘exceeds your expectations’ begins to become inadequate.

Ronald and Margaret have spent many years becoming an integral part of the Bordeaux wine scene.

That’s how they can open doors to wine chateaus and adventures that would be impossible without having the right connections.

 

Memorable and fun learning vacation

The tasting room at Chateau Coulon Laurensac overlooking the pool

The tasting room at Chateau Coulon Laurensac overlooking the pool

Not only is the tour informative and educational for a wine enthusiast or novice, it is tremendous fun.

Bordeaux wine lovers you will not leave disappointed.

New to wine and Bordeaux, you will leave knowledgeable.

To all, you will come to experience (there is that word again) what makes Bordeaux special – from the terroir to the techniques that each Chateau brings to their bottles; honed over centuries of art and craft.

You will come to experience the special people that Ronald and Margaret are who have created a very special adventure that has as much to do with who they are as where this tour visits.

You soon realize that for team Margaret & Ronald this is not simply another job or another tour group.

This is their passion, and you will feel very fortunate to be a part of it.

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Learn about French wines, food and culture, filled with humor and a wealth of wine knowledge.

Behind the scenes at First Growth Haut Brion

Behind the scenes at First Growth Haut Brion

As the tour progresses you will come to realize and appreciate Ronald’s vast knowledge of wines and wine making and the history of Bordeaux.

You will love his outstanding network of wine makers, amusing stories and of course the wine tastings.

Ronald’s expertise and the easygoing manner in which he shares his extensive knowledge of Bordeaux and its wines are conveyed in a very charming and witty fashion – which is designed to please rather than intimidate.

As part of the tour group you are automatically beneficiary of all his many years of hard work that featured visits to exceptional chateaux, and tastings of many superior Bordeaux vintages.

Behind the scenes Margaret and Ronald put a great deal of attention to detail. As a result everything will go very smoothly, and you will be made to feel very special.

 

Venues, tastings and vintages not available to the public

Authentic Bordeaux venues not open to the public

Authentic Bordeaux venues not open to the public

Imagine visiting First Growth and Grand Cru vineyards from an insider perspective, savoring lunches prepared by top Chefs within the winery itself.

And enjoying the experience in a very intimate and relaxed setting.

Ronald and Margaret will go out of their way to make you feel at home. Margaret enhances the food experience and makes you feel welcome from the moment you arrive.

Ronald is the quintessential host, who is very knowledgeable about wine, food and life. He is passionate about wine and intimately involved with his guests having a special experience.

To be granted access to the most prestigious Chateaus in Bordeaux where is will be clear from their interactions that Ronald has long established personal relationships will be an unforgettable experience.

2021 Bordeaux Wine Tour schedule:


All-inclusive tour rate: € 5995 (per person, double or twin occupancy; one single room available, without supplement)

Check out our 2021 Bordeaux Wine Tours here

DON AND KATHY ZANDSTRA

Thank you for a lovely week. Your wine expertise, hospitality and property were over the top! Don and I had a wonderful experience and will be returning to Michigan with many beautiful memories. ... Read more


2022 Bordeaux Wine Tour schedule

Planning for 2022? Get your Itinerary as soon as it is released!

(Ask to be put on the invitation list for our 2022 Tour Program) – contact us today!

Ask your 2022 Bordeaux Wine Tour schedule here today!

JOAN AND DICK CAPARSO AND MARIE LIMOGES

No words to describe this wonderful experience. Margaret your hospitality, being up with us each morning, and Ronald, your truly entertaining stories have been so much fun. Can’t thank you enough. ... Read more


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