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Wine trip in Bordeaux – 2 days


Le Cordon Bleu Paris is offering an exceptional two-day training course on the wines of Bordeaux that includes a one-day in-depth course on the vineyard at the Institute and a day trip to Saint-Emilion with Grand Crus winery visits.

This trip to the Bordeaux region, with a professional sommelier as a guide, will delight all lovers of fine wines.

The programme is divided into two parts:

A one-day in-depth theoretical course at the Institute:

A day trip to Saint-Emilion, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to meet wine makers and to discover carefully selected chateaux.

Chateau Beauséjour-Bécot, Chateau Pavie, and Chateau Cardinal Villemaurine. The participants will be accompanied by a professional sommelier and can put into practice the theory they learned in class.
The schedule for this day-trip to the Bordeaux region includes visiting chateaux, meeting winemakers and discovering regional cuisine.

On the agenda:

Day at Le Cordon Bleu Paris Institute

  • Welcome around a breakfast.
  • 6-hour enology class about Bordeaux wines, led by Franck Ramage, in a room dedicated to enology in the Institute. The participants will taste different wines in order to discover the rich variety within Bordeaux wines.
  • 1 culinary demonstration orchestrated by one of our Chefs, with three food and wine pairings (starter, main course, and dessert).

Depart from Paris by train from the Gare Montparnasse to Saint-Emilion

  • Morning: visit Chateau Beauséjour-Bécot and tasting of two Bordeaux Saint-Emilion 1er Grand Cru Classé B wines
  • Lunch at the Logis de la Cadene (Michelin starred restaurant)
  • Afternoon: visit Chateau Pavie and tasting of two wines from the Perse family wineries, one of which will be a vintage from Chateau Pavie, Saint-Emilion 1er Grand Cru Classé A wines
  • Visit and Dinner at Chateau Cardinal Villemaurine with food and wine pairings with a menu that includes local specialties

Return to Paris late morning by train the next day. Return to Paris estimated around 3:30 pm.
Each participant will receive a certificate of attendance for this program.

Please note:
The price includes the round-trip Paris-Bordeaux train and private bus transportation in the vineyard.
The price does not include lodging and transportation from the restaurant to the accommodation of your choosing. A list of accommodations in the area is available upon request.
The programme is translated into English.
Available to participants 18 years and above.

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