UR­BAN VINE­YARDS OF GREATER BORDEAUX

Charming Bordeaux - - WINE & VINEYARDS URBAN VINEYARDS -

Wine is found ev­ery­where in the city, and the vines aren't too far ei­ther! Less than 30 min­utes from Bordeaux city cen­tre, dis­cover the ur­ban vine­yards in the met­ro­pol­i­tan area (book in ad­vance).

PES­SAC-LÉOGNAN AP­PEL­LA­TION

CHÂTEAU PAPE CLÉ­MENT

Lo­cated in Pes­sac, 15-min­utes away from Bordeaux city cen­tre, Château Pape Clé­ment is one of the old­est Grands Crus in the Bordeaux area, as well as its well-known neigh­bour Château Haut-brion. Guided tour & wine tast­ing in the wine shop. 216 av­enue du Dr Nan­cel Pe­nard - Pes­sac +33 (0)5 57 26 38 38 - bernard-magrez.com

CHÂTEAU LES CARMES HAUT BRION

This wine es­tate is a true gem en­closed in the city of Bordeaux, with an ex­cep­tional ‘ter­roir’ and a con­tem­po­rary cel­lar de­signed by Philippe Starck. 20 rue des Carmes - Bordeaux +33 (0)5 56 93 23 40 - les-carmes-haut-brion.com

CHÂTEAU HAUT-BA­CALAN

Lo­cated in Pes­sac, this 8-hectare wine es­tate of­fers a guided tour fol­lowed by a tast­ing ses­sion in its brand new ded­i­cated room. 56 rue du Do­maine de Ba­calan - Pes­sac +33 (0)5 57 24 51 23 - gonet.fr

CHÂTEAU LUCHEY-HALDE

Château Luchey-halde was once one of the most rep­utable vine­yards in the Bordeaux area and has now been to­tally re­stored by the Na­tional School of Agro­nomic Sci­ences. Guided tour & wine tast­ing in the wine shop. 17 av­enue du Maréchal Jof­fre - Mérignac +33 (0)5 56 45 97 19 - luchey-halde.com

CHÂTEAU PICQUE-CAILLOU

Lo­cated in Mérignac, Chateau Picque Caillou, one of the clos­est vine­yards to Bordeaux, is a wine es­tate which has vines that ex­tend over 30 hectares, in­clud­ing 21 hectares in the Pes­sac-léognan ap­pel­la­tion. 93 Av­enue Pierre Mendès France - Mérignac +33 (0)5 56 47 37 98 - picque-caillou.com

CHÂTEAU COUHINS

The tour of Château Couhins, owned by INRA, gives the op­por­tu­nity to learn about the lat­est in­no­va­tions from agro­nomic re­search. The guided tour is fol­lowed by a tast­ing of two wines. Chemin de la Gravette - Vil­lenave d’ornon +33 (0)5 56 30 77 61 - chateau-couhins.fr

HAUT-MÉDOC AP­PEL­LA­TION CHÂTEAU DU TAILLAN

This wine es­tate of­fers many wine-based ac­tiv­i­ties: guided tours fol­lowed by tast­ings, work­shops, gourmet tours and tours ac­com­pa­nied by a pic­nic lunch. Av­enue de la Croix - Le Taillan-médoc +33 (0)5 56 57 47 00 - chateaudu­tail­lan.com

CHÂTEAU DIL­LON

More than just a 40-hectare wine es­tate, the château hosts train­ing and prepa­ra­tion for stu­dents in the agro-viti­cul­ture col­lege of Bordeaux-blan­que­fort. Guided tour. Rue Ar­lot de Saint-saud - Blan­que­fort +33 (0)5 56 95 39 94 - chateau-dil­lon.com

CHÂTEAU SAINT-AHON

At the very gates of the Médoc area, Château Saint Ahon was owned by Charles de Mon­tesquieu in the 18th cen­tury. It is now listed as a “Re­mark­able Mon­u­ment”. Guided tour and wine tast­ings. 57 rue de Saint-ahon - Blan­que­fort +33 (0)5 56 35 06 45 - sain­ta­hon.com

CHÂTEAU SÉGUR

A fa­mil­ial wine house and pro­ducer of Bordeaux wine in the Haut-médoc ap­pel­la­tion, Château Ségur is a 39-hectare vine­yard. The name of Se­gur is one of the most famous in the Médoc. Guided tours and wine tast­ings, ex­hi­bi­tions are also reg­u­larly held. Rue de Ségur - Parem­puyre +33 (0)5 56 35 28 25 - chateau-se­gur.fr

BORDEAUX SUPERIEUR AP­PEL­LA­TION CHÂTEAU SAINTE BARBE

An 18th cen­tury “char­treuse borde­laise” with beau­ti­ful out­build­ings, built by Vic­tor Louis. Route du Burck - Am­bès +33 (0)5 56 77 49 57 - chateau­sain­te­barbe.fr

Château Les Carmes Haut Brion

Château Pape-clé­ment

Château Ségur

Château du Taillan

Château Sainte Barbe

Château Saint-ahon

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