Wine Tasting Class: Become a Wine Expert within 2 Hours in Bordeaux

Wine Tasting Class: Become a Wine Expert within 2 Hours in Bordeaux

How to become a wine connoisseur in one day

Tour type: Group , Duration: 2 Hours

Product ID: 252
Description

This tasting class is perfect for Winerists who are looking to perfect their wine knowledge during a friendly and informative wine tasting lesson. The session includes an introduction to French wines, focusing on understanding of  ‘terroir’ and ‘appellation’ systems as well as a mini course on France's wine producing regions.
The focus will be on Bordeaux wines and you will be tasting 8 wines. The wine tasting session will go through the following steps

A lesson on how to analyse the color of the wine, the nose and the palate characteristics
Appreciate one’s own sensations and easily define one’s own personal tastes: the fruit, the oak, the tannins.
Learn about the main wine aromas and how to identify these in future tastings 
Wine blending workshop: Merlot or Cabernet Sauvignon, the 2 leading Bordeaux varietals and how to recognize them
You will have the opportunity to blend the different varietals and make your own ideal vintage according to personal tastes

 

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This tasting class is perfect for Winerists who are looking to perfect their wine knowledge during a friendly and informative wine tasting lesson. The session includes an introduction to French wines, focusing on understanding of  ‘terroir’ and ‘appellation’ systems as well as a mini course on France's wine producing regions.
The focus will be on Bordeaux wines and you will be tasting 8 wines. The wine tasting session will go through the following steps

A lesson on how to analyse the color of the wine, the nose and the palate characteristics
Appreciate one’s own sensations and easily define one’s own personal tastes: the fruit, the oak, the tannins.
Learn about the main wine aromas and how to identify these in future tastings 
Wine blending workshop: Merlot or Cabernet Sauvignon, the 2 leading Bordeaux varietals and how to recognize them
You will have the opportunity to blend the different varietals and make your own ideal vintage according to personal tastes

 

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About this activity
Tour Timings
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Group size
1 - 12
Languages
English, French
The meeting point
3, rue d’Enghien, Bordeaux 33000 BORDEAUX

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Includes
  • Blending session to create your own cuvee
  • Wine tasting of 8 French wines of quality
  • Aperitif with traditional French products
  • Friendly and professional sommelier

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Payment Policy

  • 100% payment by credit card is requested upon reservation. 
  • A receipt is systematically sent to the client by email. Last minute reservations must be financially settled before departure, by credit card (Visa or MasterCard) or in cash. 
  • A receipt is issued for the client at the time of payment.  
  • The reservation is considered as accepted by the client upon signature of the order form.
  • Payment: 40% upon reservation, 40% 21 days prior to the visit, the remaining amount (and any additional costs) following the service, to be paid upon reception of the invoice.

Currency conversion is supplied as a guide only; the exchange rate used by your bank may vary. The final payment will be charged in the local or original local currency shown.


Cancellation Policy

  • Up to 7 days in advance: 100% reimbursed.
  • Under 7 days in advance: no reimbursement.
  • Modification of the date is possible according to availability.
  • If the Company is responsible for any cancelation (dangerous weather conditions, mechanical problems with the transport, unexpected health problems for the guide) the client is entitled to a full reimbursement.
  • The deposits are not reimbursable in the case of the client cancelling the service.  The Company reserves the right to cancel the service if the payment conditions are not respected. The Company reserves the right to modify the program, with equivalent offers, according to the availability of and cancelations by their service providers. The Company is to inform its client in writing of any modifications. Any modification made does not entitle the client to any reimbursement or compensation.

Organized by

Pierre-Jean

Having arrived from Paris 8 years ago to work in the wine business, Pierre-Jean is the former marketing director for a wine company in Bordeaux. Pierre-Jean spends his time organising wine tours to perfection and welcomes tourists to his wine region of choice!


Product ID: 252

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