France’s best wine tours

Discover the best wine tours France has to offer in Cognac and Bordeaux

Discover the best wine tours France has to offer in Cognac and Bordeaux

THE COGNAC CELLAR TOUR
Discover how the world’s most famous brandy is processed and distilled on a tour of the cellars in Cognac, on the banks of the River Charente. All the secrets of the production process are unveiled at the historic cellars and, of course, a there the all-important tasting gives you a chance to taste the best tipple of the region. Click here to book.

THE COURVOISIER TOUR
More recently, it’s become the chosen brandy for the likes of Jay-Z, but Courvoisier brandy has been a celebrity favourite for centuries: legend has it that Napoleon was the first of many fans. Visit the impressive house of Courvoisier in the town of Jarnac and before enjoying the magnificent traditional architecture, visiting the Mitterand Museum and indulging in a leisurely slap-up lunch.

FURTHER AFIELD
Should your inner connoisseur surface after brandy tasting in Cognac, then why not explore vineyards further afield in the neighbouring wine region of Bordeaux. The wine-producing king of France, Bordeaux is made up of eight individual regions, the most impressive of which is Northern Médoc. Peppered with stunning châteauxs with fairytale turrets, you’ll be bowled over by row upon row of vines but, hopefully, still on your feet come the end of your next wine tasting session! To find out more on the best vineyards in the area, click here.

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