Terroir of the South West

Duration 4 days/3 nights

Budget On demand

Themes
  • Authenticity
  • Wine & Spirits
  • Gastronomy
  • Off the beaten path

Highlights

  • Nights in a charming bed and breakfast in town or in the vineyard
  • Private visits and wine tasting in two castles
  • Discovery of an appellation of Bordeaux wines
  • Terroir day according to the seasons
  • Discover local products and cook them with a chef

A weekend to discover the essence of what the terroir has to offer. Discover the city of Bordeaux, and spend two days immersed in the local wines and gastronomy. Meet the winemakers and local producers. Each season has a different program, but the theme remains the same.

In winter, discover the truffle. Go in search of these nuggets with a truffle grower.
In spring, the white asparagus of the blayais are in the spotlight, learn how to pick them and cook them. In summer, visit the local markets and cook fresh local produce. In autumn, the grape harvest is in the foreground.

Step by step

The stay as described is indicative and flexible. Do not hesitate to fill in your wishes or practical information when you make your request (duration, special requests, food constraints). An adapted and tailor-made proposal will be made for you. Inbound and outbound transport to and from Bordeaux are not included. Inbound and outbound transport to and from Bordeaux is not included.

  • Day 1 - Welcome

    Welcoming upon your arrival in Bordeaux and transfer to your hotel. Take your time until the end of the day for a first contact with the city and to discover the historical centre. Then, head for a dinner in the city centre.

  • Day 2 - Meet with the winemakers

    Visites privées et dégustations dans deux châteaux d'une des appellations de Bordeaux. Découverte de Saint-Emilion ou de Sauternes et Pessac-Léognan, à la rencontre des producteurs de la région.

  • Day 3 - Local Gastronomy

    Depending on the season, the program may vary. From November to February, spend your morning with a black truffle hunter and learn how to cook dishes around this delicate product. In the spring, discover the white asperagus, a fine product adorated by regional chefs. In summer, take some time to stroll local markets with the chef and cook a french meal in season.

  • Day 4 - Bordeaux

    For your last morning, visit the Cité du Vin, the emblematic Bordeaux museum, to broaden your knowledge of the wines of the world. Continue with a walk in the heart of the Chartrons district with its markets and many antique dealers, true memories of the local heritage. Adapt the pace of your last day to your departure times.