The Great Chateaux & Vineyards of Bordeaux Aboard AmaDolce

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  • Start Date Oct 18 2017   End Date Oct 26 2017

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Lecturers
Kathryn Galitz
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Stephen Nichols
Yale Educational Travel
Gwendolyn Dubois Shaw
University of Pennsylvania
Christie McDonald
Harvard University
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New, lower pricing on this luxury French wine cruise!

Discover the rich Bordeaux region during the autumn vendange aboard the deluxe AmaDolce. Home to Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen of France, Queen of England, and one of the most powerful women of the Middle Ages, Bordeaux's fame as a capital of culture and wine has only grown since her day. Sample Sauternes and rich varietals from the Médoc and the UNESCO-designated Saint-Emilion regions, and visit the renowned châteaux where the grapes are grown. Stroll the streets of Bergerac and other charming villages, and admire the splendidly preserved medieval Château de Roquetaillade.

 
Program Rate From:
$4,995
Summary
• Meet winemakers and visit the caves where they store their fine vintages
• Learn the secrets of terroir and how to differentiate the typical wines of the region
• Savor regional specialties and exquisite local varietals during exclusive tastings and haute cuisine experiences
• Enjoy a picnic lunch on an island in the Gironde Estuary
• Stroll through Bordeaux's lovely 18th-century squares and tour the Musée des Beaux-Arts

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Program Rate From:
$4,995
Summary
• Meet winemakers and visit the caves where they store their fine vintages
• Learn the secrets of terroir and how to differentiate the typical wines of the region
• Savor regional specialties and exquisite local varietals during exclusive tastings and haute cuisine experiences
• Enjoy a picnic lunch on an island in the Gironde Estuary
• Stroll through Bordeaux's lovely 18th-century squares and tour the Musée des Beaux-Arts