Pick up and drop off at Le Verdon Cruise Port

Visit and Wine tasting in carefully selected Bordeaux Wineries

Hand-Picked Guides Only. English-Speaking, Local Experts

Trip Details


990€ per group of 2 to 8 persons.

For larger groups don’t hesitate to contact us we can accommodate groups of up to 19 persons with transportation in a VIP Mercedes Minibus.


Daily departures at 9.00am.


8 hours.

Trip Style:

Full Day Tour.
Minimum 2, Maximum 8. Larger groups please contact us.

Meeting Point:

Pick up in Le Verdon Port of Call

  • Pre-booking in 2 or 3 Selected wineries
  • English speaking driver wine/guide
  • Bottled water in the minivan
  • Travel in recent, comfortable & fully equipped minivans
  • Free Wifi access onboard the vehicle

  • Tasting fees in the wineries (unless booked as extras)
  • Entrance fees to monuments, museums attractions
  • Meals and drinks
  • Personal insurance and expenses
  • Gratuities for the guide

*All extras adapted to this tour will be suggested during the booking process.

Embark on a vibrant Shore Excursion from Le Verdon Port of Call to the Medoc Wine Region of Bordeaux.

Departing from Le Verdon Cruise Port, this Bordeaux Wine Tour Shore Excursion will take you to some of the most famed wine producing appellations of Bordeaux. With a full day wine tasting tour in the Medoc, you’ll discover one of France’s most admired wine-growing regions. Beginners and seasoned wine connoisseurs alike will find plenty to love on this guided tour of Medoc led by local experts. Drawing on local knowledge and a real love of wine, our guides will fill you in on this unique and beautiful region, and you’ll discover what make Medoc wines so special. Ophorus guides are hand-picked and English-speaking, so you’ll get the most out of your experience.

During the day, you will visit two or three wineries in the local area, which are carefully selected Classified Growth Chateaux or Cru Bourgeois estates. This gives you a chance to gain an excellent understanding of the wines produced here, whether as an introduction to wines or to expand on your existing knowledge. Your full day Medoc shore excursion from Le Verdon tour starts off with a pick up at your ship. You will participate in your first stop for a visit and wine tasting at a chateau. This will be followed by a scenic drive along the mythical ‘Route des Chateaux’ or castle road, which is a road lined with several renowned wineries. After this, you’ll have some free time for lunch in Pauillac.

In the afternoon, you’ll partake in 1 or 2 more Chateaux visits and tastings depending on the timing of your ship. Once you’ve been guided around Medoc wine region and Bordeaux, you’ll gain expert knowledge of this world-renowned winemaking region. On an Ophorus Medoc guided tour you’ll taste the rich reds that the area is famous for whatever your tastes, a full day tour is a wonderful chance to have a fun day out and learn more about one of France’s most beloved exports. In addition to the local wines, you’ll find the delightful surroundings of the various wine estates a perfect way in which to appreciate the region’s rural beauty. You’ll find the local guides both knowledgeable and friendly, making a real difference to your experience for the day. Travel in comfort on our luxury minivan, and you’ll soon be on your way to discovering the wonders of Medoc wines. We are a proud partner of the Bordeaux tourist office wine tours.

Good to Know

  • Confirmation of the tour will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability.
  • Tour requires minimum 2 passengers (adults) to operate
  • Tour is operated in English, other languages on request
  • Tour involves some walking, comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • This tour is not recommended for persons with reduced mobility
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • Price is per group
  • Prices are listed as a guide only
  • Currency is in Euro
  • Our standard cancellation policy applies to this tour – Read More Here.

The Ophorus Difference

Contagious Enthusiasm – ‘We had the most terrific guide! Very knowledgeable and enthusiastic’ – Virginia B. (Delaware, US)

Flexibility – ‘The guides really took an interest in what WE wanted to do’  Paul C. (UK)

Area Locals – ‘He was so much more than a driver. He really added local color and local flavor.’ Daniel W. (Georgia, US)

Read more about the Ophorus experience.