OPB24 - Cognac Wine Tour (9 hours) $512.75 per person (minimum 2 persons)
Departure from Bordeaux
All year except 25 December, 1 January
From 09:30 to 18:30
Cognac named after the town of Cognac, is a variety of brandy, produced in the wine-growing region surrounding the town from which it takes its name. The region authorised to produce cognac is divided into six zones, including five crus. The six zones are: Grande Champagne, Petite Champagne, Borderies, Fins Bois, Bon Bois and finally Bois Ordinaire. A blend of Grande and Petite Champagne Cognacs, with at least half coming from Grande Champagne, is known as Fine Champagne.
Today depart from Bordeaux and head towards the Cognac region, the most renowned brandy producing areas in the world. Upon arrival, enjoy the visit and tasting in one of the most famous Cognac 'houses' to learn all there is to know about the making of this unique beverage. Then, enjoy some free time in the town of Cognac for lunch. In the afternoon, we will take you to another famous Cognac 'house' so that you may be able to compare the different techniques and tastes. Return to Bordeaux.
This private tour ensures you enjoy full attention from your guide.
- Pick up and return at hotel in Bordeaux centre
- Reservation for the visit of 2 famous Cognac 'houses'
- English speaking driver guide
- Tasting fees, entrance fees
- Meals and drinks
- Gratuities for the driver/guide