Exceptional private wine tours to discover the Bordeaux vineyards with a passionate guide!
Looking for a wine tour? I offer two options
The Pascal Wine & Co agency is based on a concept led by Pascal Barbier, creator of tailor-made private wine tours in the Bordeaux region.
Pascal cultivates a convivial approach to wine tasting, the human being is at the heart of his concerns. Convinced that the best memories are the fruit of encounters, his wish is to help his clients discover another vision of the world of wine. His private wine tours are an opportunity to live an enriching human experience in total immersion while tasting exceptional wines.
Live a unique experience on the Bordeaux wine route with our tailor-made wine tours.
Whether you have several days, one day or just one ½ day, Pascal adapts to your desires and your schedule to create with you the ideal wine tourism circuit.
The agency offers private wine tours in the 3 flagship regions of the Bordeaux vineyards: Médoc, Saint-Émilion and Entre-Deux-Mers, Graves and Sauternes. You are free to select your itinerary according to your wishes and the time you have available.
You prefer to get off the beaten track? Pascal will be delighted to help you discover exceptional hidden vineyards that many people have never heard of. As personalised tours allow complete freedom, it is also possible to focus on a particular type of wine. Red, white or rosé, Pascal will satisfy your desires as well as your palate. Everything is possible, it’s your story, your adventure… Contact Pascal to design your tailor-made tour today.
Let yourself be guided and enjoy in complete serenity.
Choosing Pascal Wine & Co for your private wine tour is a guarantee that all the details of your visit will be taken care of. From the design of the tour, through booking to driving, Pascal takes care of everything. All you have to do is concentrate exclusively on the pleasure of the moment by savouring good wines and enjoying the encounters. Epicurean and a true storyteller at heart, it is with undisguised enthusiasm that Pascal will take you behind the scenes of wine and the history of his region. The objective? To make you live a memorable experience in an authentic setting around passionate winegrowers.
A wine tour rich in encounters between large estates and small family estates.
Thanks to his 20 years of experience in wine tourism, Pascal has been able to weave a network of exclusive partners over the years. At his side, meet winemakers with a wide range of knowledge and know-how. Whether you prefer the intimacy of small wine estates or the splendour of great châteaux, Pascal will know how to create the circuit that corresponds to your expectations. In each one of them, you are sure to experience a moment of exchange and sharing where human relations come first. If you wish, Pascal also offers specialised wine tours to discover the culture of organic wine or biodynamics. If you have a special request, do not hesitate to contact Pascal to discuss it.
Our wine tour gift sets to offer
1 – Discovery of Bordeaux and Gourmet Tasting in half a day
The “port de la lune” and its wines
Consists of half a day (morning or afternoon) focused on wine and the city of Bordeaux including a commented tasting of several wines accompanied by a plate of local products (charcuterie, cheese, bread…).
An atypical discovery of the city on foot, telling and explaining Bordeaux and the history of wine in the city according to a 3-hour tour that Pascal has prepared: unusual places, monuments, wine-related districts…
The 4th hour is devoted to a commented “Gourmet Tasting” of 3 or 4 wines in a magnificent place dedicated to Bacchus in the heart of the historic town centre. The whole range of Bordeaux wines to be discovered in an exceptional architectural setting.
Price : 130€ TTC for one person
- the guided and commented tour of Bordeaux, its districts and monuments
- transport costs (tram)
- the “Gourmet Tasting”
2 – Private discovery of the Pessac-Léognan appellation in a day for 2 people
Excellence at the gateway to Bordeaux : Pessac-Léognan
On the programme of this commented trip with Pascal: vineyards, encounters, nature, history, architecture, gastronomy, art and wine!
Offer an exceptional day to discover the youngest Bordeaux appellation: Pessac-Léognan, which has its roots in the very cradle of the great wines of Bordeaux, the Graves. A day with wine as a guiding thread: all grape varieties, all colours and Grands Crus Classés, just 15 minutes from Bordeaux.
Guests will be fully catered for so that they can fully enjoy the experience: Tailor-made organisation, experienced personal guide and pick up and drop off at your hotel or place of residence in Bordeaux or around. Let yourself be driven in a 100% electric car.
A tailor-made programme departing from Bordeaux for 2 people including visits and tastings in 3 properties of the Pessac-Léognan appellation including 2 Grands Crus Classés des Graves (Château Carbonnieux, Château Smith-Haut Lafitte, Château Latour-Martillac or other) punctuated by a lunch in the middle of the vineyards in the very heart of a renowned estate.
Stone lovers and wine lovers will be particularly seduced by this exceptional walk in the heart of the Pessac-Léognan appellation, rich in architectural heritage.
Price : 490 € package for 2 people
- Visits and tasting fees
- Experienced personal guide
- Pick up and drop off at your hotel or residence in Bordeaux or around
Lunch is not included in the package price.
From the Médoc to Saint-Emilion via the Graves, discover all the regions of the Bordeaux region.
Wine tour Médoc : from Margaux to Saint-Estèphe, follow the route of the châteaux where you can taste the Grands Crus Classés in an exceptional architectural setting. Get to know these men and women who make exceptional wines by discovering the methods and specificities of these great vineyards. If you are a red wine lover, this is undoubtedly the region of predilection to discover the wines that have made the Bordeaux region world famous.
Wine tour Graves and Sauternes : less well known than the Médoc or Saint-Émilion, discover the multiple facets of this wine region located west of the Garonne where the key word is diversity. You will be able to vary the pleasures by savouring reds, dry whites and sweet wines as fine as they are varied thanks to an unequalled know-how.
Wine tour Saint-Émilion and Entre Deux Mers : set off to explore the right bank and the mythical village of Saint-Émilion, typical of the Bordeaux region. Let yourself be charmed by the history of this land rich in vestiges that have survived through time. Enjoy a unique environment to taste prestigious wines in the middle of the vineyards. If you wish to discover all the richness of the Bordeaux vineyard, this is the destination of choice.
Fancy a simple excursion to Bordeaux?
Explore the city
of Bordeaux on a private tour
Would you like to visit Bordeaux with an experienced local guide? Trust Pascal! From the Saint-André Cathedral to the Chartons district, via the Place des Quinconces and the Grand Theatre, discover the city of Bordeaux with your private guide. Explore a fascinating city with him and immerse yourself in its history, architecture, gastronomy and small stories. A simple historical visit or a full day tour, tell Pascal what you would like to do and he will design a tailor-made tour for you.
Questions about wine tours?
Here are some answers! But go to our FAQ to find many more answers or contact me directly.
Yes, all private wine tours include a pick up and drop off at the requested location – (hotel, airport, train station, Rbnb…) in and around Bordeaux.
It depends on the number of people, the duration, what you wish to do with the castles to visit, the entertainment… There are no prices indicated, we will work out your programme and your wine tour together! Except for offers, like the ones I propose for Christmas!
In general it is a 100% electric 5-seater saloon car, Tesla Model S.
A variety of names for all tastes
Our wine tours in Bordeaux allow you to taste a wide variety of appellations according to your aspirations. Discover some of the appellations that you will be able to discover during your private wine tour.
The appellations in the Médoc
Margaux : the most prestigious of the Médoc appellations stretches over 1400 hectares to offer a red wine of incomparable quality. Thanks to a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, the Margaux appellation offers elegant and refined wines creating a perfect harmony. The Margaux is a tasty wine that can be kept and evolves over time to reveal all its aromas.
Some producers of this appellation : Château Margaux / Château Lascombes / Château Dauzac / Château Kirwan…
Saint-Julien : situated between Margaux and Pauillac, it is the smallest appellation in the Médoc. Despite its small surface area, it has remarkable red wines in an exceptional environmental setting. Rich and aromatic wines perfectly structured with spicy and fruity notes that will delight your palate.
Some producers of this appellation : Château Beychevelle / Château Lagrange / Château Gruaud-Larose…
Pauillac : it is the land of the Grands Crus Classés. Its geographical location gives it optimal climatic conditions allowing it to produce very great wines. You will discover a rich and powerful red wine with exceptional ageing potential.
Some producers of this appellation : Château Lafite-Rothschild / Château Latour / Château Mouton-Rothschild…
Saint-Estèphe : an appellation whose wines reflect the typical terroir of the Médoc region. It is the appellation for lovers of powerful and robust red wines. Its solid character gives it an excellent ageing potential which will allow it to round out after a few years.
Some producers of this appellation : Cos d’Estournel / Château Montrose…
The Graves and Sauternes appellations
Pessac-Léognan : an appellation that owes its letters of nobility to the mythical Château Haut-Brion. Cultivated on gravelly and clayey soil, the red and white wines of this region leave a unique impression on the palate. The powerful and well-balanced Pessac-Léognan red wines with notes of ripe red fruit will surprise you with their elegance. As for the white wines, their freshness and smoothness will not leave you indifferent.
Some producers of this appellation : Château Smith Haut-Lafitte / Château Carbonnieux / Château Latour-Martillac…
Sauternes : considered to be the ultimate in sweet white wines, its aromatic qualities are at the origin of its worldwide reputation. Soft and sweet, this wine with its golden colour will delight your taste buds like no other. It is an ideal wine for aperitif and dessert. Its aromas of honey and candied oranges blend perfectly with foie gras, an unavoidable association.
Some producers of this appellation : Château Guiraud / Château d’Yquem…
The Saint-Emilion appellation and the Entre-Deux-Mers region
Saint-Émilion : a must in the Bordeaux vineyards, the Saint-Émilion appellation covers 5,000 hectares and includes a variety of incredible châteaux ranging from small family estates to grands crus classés. Easily recognisable, Saint-Emilion wines offer fresh and fruity aromas on the palate with spicy notes thanks to a grape variety dominated by Merlot. A must for anyone wishing to discover the richness of Bordeaux wines.
Some producers of this appellation : Château Cheval Blanc / Château Villandraut / Clos Fourtet / Château La Gaffelière…
Entre-Deux-Mers : located between the Garonne and the Dordogne, this vast region of Bordeaux vineyards is ideal for discovering dry white wines, mainly made from the blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon. The region also stands out with its production of very pleasant red and rosé wines made from Merlot.