The itinerary (subject to change):
Bordeaux: Les Femmes et Le Vin
Sunday June 7
Individual arrivals in Bordeaux.
Check in to your hotel, ideally located in the heart of the historic city of Bordeaux.
- The 4 Star Hotel de Normandie (or similar), conveniently located in the heart of Bordeaux.
Welcome dinner and overview of Bordeaux
Night in your Hotel
Monday June 8
The Right Bank - Saint Emilion, Pomerol
Departure for St Emilion.
Visit and tasting at Chateau Angelus First Classified Growth of St Emilion with technical
director Emmanuelle Fulchi.
Lunch at Ronan by Clinet winery which includes other dynamic women wine makers from the region.
Free time in Saint Emilion. Free time to explore the town on your own and do some shopping.
Night off in town.
Tuesday June 9
Discover the Great Medoc Wines
Departure for the Medoc Appellation.
On the way to the Medoc, Wendy will portray all the
ins and outs of this prestigious wine region and its players, before you arrive at your first
Visit and tasting at Ch Margaux, First Classified growth of the Margaux Appellation.
Lunch at Château Prieuré Lichine in Margaus with women winemakers from the Margaux
appellation; Lise Latrille of Chateau Prieuré Lichine, Nathalie Schyler of Château Kirwan
and Anne- Francoise Quié of Chateau Rauzan Gassies (confirmed).
Visit and tasting at Château Mauvesin Barton in Moulis en Medoc
Return to Bordeaux
Night in your Hotel
Wednesday June 10
Pessac Leognan, Sauternes and the Graves
Depart for the Pessac Leognan appellation.
Visit and tasting at Haut Balily with Veronique Saunders.
Visit and lunch at Chateau de Cerons with owner Caroline Perromat and other local women
Progressive dinner in Sauternes:
We will be hosted by the dynamic women of Sauternes and Barsac, including 1st growths
Chateau Sigalas Rabaud, Chateau Climens, Château Coutet and Château dYquem all of
which are managed, made or owned by women. Each property will serve a different dish with
their wine showing us the versatility and food friendly nature of these unique wines.
Return to Bordeaux and your hotel.
Thursday June 11
Breakfast at your Hotel and check out.
Explore Bordeaux on your own or arrange for a guided city tour.
Free day for shopping before your departure.
Possibility to organize a visit at the Cité du Vin (the wine City). (+ 20€/Pers)
Transfer to the airport or train Station upon request.
Price: $2300 Double Occupancy
$ 600 Single Supplement
Note: pricing has been updated to reflect 2020 hotel rates
Included: 4 nights Accommodation in a Classic category room double occupancy, (other category rooms also available on request) , 4 breakfasts, local taxes, tour organization, transportation in a luxury air-conditioned mid-sized bus, (or a Mercedes 9 seater van for 6-8 participants) a professional wine guide for the 3 days, all Chateau entry and tasting fees for all guests, lunches for the 3 days, guides and drivers‘ lunches, opening night dinner, and progressive dinner.
Not included: Air travel, fees for passports; laundry and cleaning; personal travel and baggage insurance; souvenirs; all items of a strictly personal nature; wines with meals except where mentioned; dinners Tues & Thurs nights; gratuities for bus driver and guide; any other extras not stated in the itinerary. Neither Women for WineSense, nor any officer, director, employee, representative or the like thereof shall be responsible for obtaining any of the foregoing items or anything not identified above as included.
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