ABOUT MEET US IN BORDEAUX
(w/ VIP option to meet us in PARIS) 

DATES
Paris (Optional Dates) starting Friday, November 16 - 17
Bordeaux (Trip begins) Sun, November 18 - Concludes November 24, 2018

EVENT LOCATION
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Paris, France (arrive and explore) and Bordeaux, France (a week in wine country)

EVENT INFORMATION
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Join wineLA's Alice C and Ian B for an Epic trip of a lifetime to Bordeaux!  Arrive early for a few "ultimate" experiences in Paris... come as early as you can! If you've been on a wineLA VIP travelers trip, you'll know to expect only the amazing and spectacular!   

  • AGE REQUIREMENT: Must be 21-years of age or older* (*Be Advised: this trip may contain strenuous/ active elements not suitable for person(s) with known health issues, certain naturally steep vineyard sites may not be handicap accessible)
  •  INCLUDED:  fine luxury accommodation, luxury coach transport to/ from appointments, privileged winery access, all dinners, all lunches, daily breakfast - when listed
  • EXCLUDED: Airfare, at your leisure days and meals, to/from airport/hotel transfer, any item not in the 'Included' section

This trip has a "minimum number" in order to operate.

EVENT ITINERARY
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*All appointments are scheduled but not confirmed until minimum guest count of 8 is achieved.  Trip is limited to 12 guests. If not available, similar experiences or date order will be adjusted to meet the demands of the Chateaus. Package prices and Additional “Add-On’s” - click here for details.  Priced in EURO as dollar moves on a daily basis - final price is adjusted for real dollars spent.


OPTIONAL VIP DAY - Friday, Nov 16
PARIS

  • Arrive into Paris  
  • Luxury Transport with English Speaking Driver
  • Cooking Class at the Ecole de Cuisine Alain Ducasse 
  • Meet at the Hemingway Bar, have an experience with Collin, world’s most famous bartender 
  • Dinner at Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée
  • Accommodation: La Réserve

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CHAUFFEUR SERVICE

English speaking driver in luxury coach

VIP MEET & GREET

Meet at Bar Hemingway for a Cocktail with Colin

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VIP DINNER

The top three Michelin Starred Restaurant in all of Paris,
Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée

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COOKING CLASS 

at Ecole de cuisine with Tasting

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VIP ACCOMMODATIONS

at the most elegant and exquisite property, La Réserve

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OPTIONAL VIP DAY - Sat, Nov 17
TRANSPORT FROM PARIS TO BORDEAUX DAY

  • Transportation from Paris to Bordeaux
  • Accommodation: InterContinental Bordeaux (centre Bordeaux)  

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FIRST CLASS TRANSFER VIA TGV

2 Hours to Bordeaux

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ACCOMMODATIONS

InterContinental Bordeaux Le Grand Hotel

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Day 1 - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18
Bordeaux Free Day (Package Begins) 

  • Arrive with us or on your own
  • Discover Bordeaux at your leisure 
  • We provide a list of recommended sites and visits 
  • Accommodation: InterContinental Bordeaux (left bank, centre Bordeaux)


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ACCOMMODATIONS

InterContinental Bordeaux Le Grand Hotel

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AT YOUR LEISURE DINING

A custom curated list available for participating travelers

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AT YOUR LEISURE ACTIVITIES

 A custom curated list available for participating travelers

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Day 2 - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2018
Pauillac (included)

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ACCOMMODATIONS

Château Cordeillan-Bages

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CHAUFFEUR SERVICE

English speaking driver in luxury coach

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tasting EXPERIENCES

Visit First Growth Chateau Lafite, Latour and/or Margaux

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MEALS

Highly selective top restaurant venues featuring classic French cuisine

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Day 3 - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2018
Pauillac (included)

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ACCOMMODATIONs

Château Cordeillan-Bages

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TASTING

Another First Growth experience

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TASTING + LUNCH

Cos d'Estournel will be our host

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DINNER AT CAFE LAVINAL

A comfortable night out walking distance from our hotel

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Day 4 - WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2018
Pessac-Léognan

  • Transfer to Pessac-Léognan via Luxury Transport with English Speaking Driver
  • Day off at the SPA 
  • Accommodation: Les Sources de Caudalie (left bank, southern region of Bordeaux)


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ACCOMMODATIONS

Les Sources de Caudalie

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CASUAL DAY OFF AT THE SPA

Smith Haut Lafitte Tour - hiking tour, spa, and dinner

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Day 5 - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2018
Pessac-Léognan

  • Luxury Transport with English Speaking Driver
  • Château Haut Brion* or La Mission Haut Brion (or both if available)  
  • Lunch 
  • Château Pape Clement 
  • Dinner 
  • Accommodation: Les Sources de Caudalie

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ACCOMMODATIONS

Les Sources de Caudalie

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TASTING

Winery visit & tasting experience

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TASTING & LUNCH

Winery tasting & dining experience

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TASTING & DINNER

Winery tasting & dining experience

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Day 6 - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2018
Saint-Émilion

  • Luxury Transport with English Speaking Driver
  • Visit - Tour & Tasting at Château Cheval Blanc
  • A relaxing lunch
  • leisure time on the charming walk of Saint-Émilion 
  • Visit to Château Angélus w/dinner 
  • Accommodation: Hostellerie De Plaisance  


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ACCOMMODATIONS

Hostellerie De Plaisance - Saint-Émilion

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TASTING

Winery visit & tasting experience

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TASTING & LUNCH

Winery tasting & dining experience

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TASTING & DINNER

Winery tasting & dining experience

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Day 12 - sUNDAY, APRIL 22, 2018
Saint-Émilion | Trip Concludes
Discover Saint-Émilion at your leisure

*photos are for references only and may not be exactly as is upon participation.


 

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