Route des vins

Set off along the famous Médoc wine route to discover the art of winegrowing! Between tastings, visits to estates and guided walks, you will learn all about the history and know-how of the 8 Appellations d'Origine Controlée (AOCs) and the winegrowers of the Médoc.

From Bordeaux to the Pointe de Grave, the route of the châteaux invites you to observe its architectural heritage and explore its terroir.

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8 Appelations d'Origine Controlée


The Médoc vineyards, with 16,500 hectares of land, are undoubtedly among the most famous in the world. Divided into 8 Appellations d'Origine Contrôlée, its wines can be discovered along the authentic D2 road. From North to South, Médoc, Haut-Médoc, Saint-Estèphe, Pauillac, Saint-Julien, Listrac, Moulis en Médoc and Margaux form a remarkable territory to be explored with pleasure.

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David Remazeilles

Visit a Médoc château

Stretching over 80 km, the wine route is full of wine-producing properties known as "châteaux". From the most prestigious buildings to family homes, you will enjoy visiting these properties in the company of the winegrowers. Visit the vats, the barrel cellars, learn about wine-making techniques, take an educational tour, and you'll leave knowing everything you need to know! You'll also enjoy the remarkable architecture and landscapes on offer.

Taste the wines of the Médoc

With its sixty Grands Crus Classés 1855, its multitude of wine estates, ranging from Cru Bourgeois to Cru Artisan, and its cooperative cellars, the Médoc is an invitation to wine tasting in the broadest sense. The Médoc wines are mainly red and go well with many dishes. But to find out the ideal combinations and tasting techniques, to find each aroma or to know the ageing potential of a wine, nothing beats a tasting session with a professional!

Route des vins du Médoc
La Tour de By

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