ABOUT MEET US IN FRANCE
PARIS, CHAMPAGNE, & 
BORDEAUX
 

DATES
Paris (Optional Dates) starting Wed, April 11 - 12 - 13 - 14
Bordeaux (Trip begins) Sun, April 15 - Concludes April 22, 2018

EVENT LOCATION
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Paris, Champagne, Bordeaux
 

EVENT INFORMATION
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Epic trip of a lifetime to Bordeaux with enhanced experiences in Paris and Champagne. If you've been on a wineLA elite travelers trip, you'll know to expect - only amazing and spectacular!  We're going on a journey of wine with experiences complimenting the lifestyle of those that enjoy fine wine and dine!

  • 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. 


Day 1 - (Additional Day - WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018)
PARIS

  • Arrive into Paris  
  • meet at the Hemingway Bar, have an experience with Collin, world’s most famous bartender 
  • group welcome dinner at Le Grand Restaurant
  • Accommodation: The Ritz

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VIP ACCOMMODATIONS - HOTEL RITZ 

We start two nights at the HOTEL RITZ

 

VIP WELCOME DINNER

A Michelin Starred top-ranking dining experience

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VIP MEET & GREET

Meet at Bar Hemingway for a Cocktail with Colin

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Day 2 - (Additional Day - THURSDAY, APRIL 12)
Paris

  • Cooking class 
  • lunch at the Ecole de cuisine Alain Ducasse, 
  • followed by Artisan Chocolate parting gift by Alain Ducasse 
  • Leisure time 
  • Dinner at Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée 
  • Accommodation: La Réserve

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VIP ACCOMMODATIONS

at the most elegant and exquisite property, La Réserve

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VIP activities will be planned 

Down time to enjoy Paris will be provided.

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Exclusive Museum Visits

Exclusive museums & Cooking Class Options

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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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Day 3 - (Additional Day - FRIDAY, APRIL 13)
Champagne

  • Fun visit and lunch at top winery Champagne producer -TBA
  • Elite visit to Krug &/or Taittinger &/or Laurent Perrier 
  • Reims Cathedral (est. 1211) super unique in it that Kings of France were crowned here, renown artist Marc Chagall stained glass work.
  • Accommodation: La Réserve Hotel & Spa 
  • OR just accommodation ADD ON and opt to not visit Champagne


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VIP ACCOMMODATIONS

at the most elegant and exquisite property, La Réserve

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OR ENJOY PARIS

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ENJOY CHAMPAGNE

Day trip to the Champagne Region

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THE CHOICE IS YOURS

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Day 4 - (Additional Day - SATURDAY, APRIL 14)
Transport: Paris to Bordeaux

  • Accommodation: InterContinental Bordeaux (centre Bordeaux)  


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ACCOMMODATIONS

InterContinental Bordeaux Le Grand Hotel

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FIRST CLASS TRANSFER VIA TGV

2 Hours to Bordeaux

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Day 5 - SUNDAY, APRIL 15
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 6 - MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2018
Pauillac (included)

  • Depart Bordeaux City - Luxury Transport with English Speaking Driver
  • Legendary visit to Château Margaux* or Chateau Palmer* and lunch 
  • Visit to Château Montrose 
  • Dinner at esteemed restaurant
  • Accommodation: Cordeillan-Bages (left bank, northern Bordeaux wine region)


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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 7 - TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2018
Pauillac (included)

  • Luxury Transport with English Speaking Driver
  • Château Cos d’Estournel with lunch 
  • Tour & Taste Château Lafite-Rothschild*
  • Dinner: Cafe Lavinal, authentic cuisine of Bordeaux 
  • Accommodation: Cordeillan-Bages (left bank, northern Bordeaux wine region)

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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 8 - WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2018
Pessac-Léognan

  • Transfer to Pessac-Léognan via Luxury Transport with English Speaking Driver
  • Day off at the SPA 
  • or opt for a tour and tasting at our hosts - Château Smith Haut Lafitte
  • Optional trip to Chateau Yquem
  • 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 9 - THURSDAY APRIL 19, 2018
Pessac-Léognan (left bank, southern region of Bordeaux)

  • 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 10 - FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 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 11 -  saturDAY, APRIL 21, 2018
Saint-Émilion

  • Luxury Transport with English Speaking Driver
  • Visit Château Pétrus
  • Visit Château Pavie and lunch 
  • Finale Dinner at Michelin starred restaurant La Table de Plaisance
  • Accommodation: Hostellerie De Plaisance

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ACOMMODATIONS

Hostellerie De Plaisance

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TASTING

Winery visit & tasting experience

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TASTING & LUNCH

Winery tasting & dining experience

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faREWELL DINNER

A special dining experience at Hostellerie De Plaisance

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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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