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“bordeaux region”(34 reviews)
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Acclaimed by Conde Nast Traveller & wine writer Jancis Robinson for their professionalism & knowledge a GT itinerary is much more than a wine tour. Every experience is tailor-made to individual clients’ requirements enabling them to experience the...more
33190, Bordeaux, France
Rue Sainte-Catherine
+33 6 32 80 04 74
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

Our tour was a gift from one of our daughters, so we were not involved with the planning. Having said that, there was plenty of communication before we arrived. Our guide, David, had an excellent knowledge of the area, the history, the wines and the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Denise T
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

From the start of our communications with David, it was clear that Gourmet Touring wanted to tailor their solution around our needs. We wanted to do a 3 days chauffeur-guided tour to visit a mix of different styles of vineyards. We already knew quite a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Nev B
Reviewed 8 August 2018

My husband and I were expecting our tour of Bordeaux to be amazing because of the care John took to make sure our itinerary matched our interests and it went past our expectations. Paul, our driver, was very pleasant, knowledgeable, punctual, and accommodating. It was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

We had never been to the Bordeaux region before and we wanted to make the best use of our week. Gourmet Traveller was a perfect solution for us. John takes the time to ask about our party, our interests, what we would really like to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank efmwilson2016
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We were a group of 8 from NZ and based on recommendation from a friend, we booked a tour to Bordeaux with Gourmet Touring for 4 days 3 nites. Everything was planned for us from pick up at the train station till the drop off...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank C2084CRstephaniel
Reviewed 20 July 2018

A lovely time in Bordeaux. Gourmet Touring gave us a great holiday with all the research and organisation done for us. It meant we could relax and enjoy ourselves. Everywhere we ate was exactly as detailed and wonderful.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank janice r
Reviewed 15 July 2018

A fabulous experience with my sister organised in depth by Gourmet Touring. Everything was planned to take away any hassle and was geared totally to our requirements. Car hire with customised satnav and all bookings for accommodations and a lot of meals (including a Michelin...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Callow-IOM
Reviewed 12 July 2018

An excellent organized 6 day trip to Bordeaux wine region and Atlantic coast. If you want a fantastic driving tour in the Bordeaux region, contact John at Gourmet Touring. Based on your preferences, they will create a bespoke itinerary of the area including accommodations, restaurants,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank OglednikJur
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Gourmet Touring took excellent care of our family trip to Bordeaux. John took care of all the bookings for us and each place and experience was first class. We felt that we were experiencing a tour that we couldnt put together ourselves. The wine tasting...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Denise R
Reviewed 3 December 2017

John's meticulous planning, reflected in a bound, customized itinerary mailed in advance, resulted in a wonderful, relaxing tour of vineyards surrounding St. Emilion and Bourdeaux. His selection of chateaux and restaurants were top notch, and our driver/tour guide was excellent. Highly recommend. If you're going...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank hthom4186
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15 May 2016|
Response from rubenp_sd619 | Reviewed this property |
Via his website. He is very responsive. ( sorry I cant paste in here won't let me) Cheers!
30 August 2015|
Response from GourmetTouring | Property representative |
Apologies Jan that we did not answer this sooner. Gourmet Touring offer cookery classes as part of whole programs but not as stand alone events. Our classes need a good deal of advance notice to book but if you want... More
14 August 2015|
Response from GourmetTouring | Property representative |
At Gourmet Touring we can organise cookery classes and food and wine pairing courses as part of your itinerary. They are each very specific so are run iseparate expert tutors in specially chosen locations. As such they are... More