From central Bordeaux, head northwest to the marvelous Médoc wine region located between the Atlantic coastline and the Gironde estuary. As you drive along the Route des Chateaux, lined with lush vineyards and impressive estates, you'll arrive at the first stop on the tour, a prestigious Classified Growth Chateau. Here you'll get a tour of the production facilities, learn about the local grape varieties, and sample some of their delicious wines. Next, you'll drive further into the French countryside to the charming village of Pauillac, where you'll have free time for lunch. In the afternoon, you’ll take the road back to Bordeaux, stopping at two other wineries for further insights into local winemaking techniques and more tasting sessions.