From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. you will discover the best of Saint Emilion with a guide from the Tourist Office.
Introduction to the basics of wine tasting with an oenologist
The course lasts about 1 h30 . First, the oenologist will present the technical and specific characteristics of the Saint-Emilion vineyards, and the different stages in the production of a wine. Then, you will explore your basic senses, – look, smell, taste – during the wine tasting.
Lunch : « L’Envers du Décors »
Discover local speciality with a good Saint-Émilion wine.
Guided tour of the underground monuments
This tour last 45 minutes. You will discover the story of the medieval city and other underground wonders : la grotte du Moine Emilion, founder of the city ; la chapelle de la Trinité, built in his honor ; les catacombes, old underground graveyard, and l’Eglise Monolithe, one of the biggest in Europe.
Visit of a vineyard.
This tour last 1h30. You will discover Saint-Émilion and all its jurisdiction. Then you will discover its typical landscape and the domain’s features : soils, grape variety… You will be welcomed in a familial wine estate by the owner who will explain you how they make wine in Saint-Emilion. A commentate tasting will close this tour.