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Calvert Woodley Private Bordeaux Tour
April 18-23, 2010
The Bordeaux Experience with Wine Guy Tours

* New reduced price (details below) *

Be among the first to taste the
much-anticipated 2009 vintage!

Confirmed appointments include:



-private tour and tasting, followed by lunch, at Chateau Palmer (pictured left) with Commercial Director Bernard De Laage De Meux

-private tour and tasting at Chateau Cos d'Estournel with General Director Jean-Guillaume Prats

-private tour and tasting at Chateau Lynch Bages. Lunch at the nearby bistro owned by the Cazes family, owners of Lynch Bages

-private tour and tasting at Chateau Leoville Barton with owner Anthony Barton

-private tour and tasting at Chateau Caronne Ste. Gemme with owner Francois Nony

-private tour and tasting at Chateau Pichon Baron

-private tour and tasting at Chateau Montrose


This will be a trip to remember!



This is an exclusive tour for Calvert Woodley customers.

Spend five nights in Bordeaux, meeting the people and seeing the chateaux behind the extraordinary wines of this region.

Take advantage of our 40+ years of relationships and contacts to go "behind the scenes" as so few get to. The timing couldn't be better because you'll be among the first people in the world to taste some of the 2009 vintage, which promises to be one of the best vintages in recent memory.


The tour is designed to provide a pleasurable experience exploring the region made famous by the 1855 classification of Bordeaux Chateau Estates. While you explore impressive Chateaux of the region, you will experience the importance of terroir, history and the talent of many of those involved in world-class wine production today. You will enjoy exclusive access to famous wine Chateaux in the major appellations of Bordeaux. Incorporated into this experience, you will also explore its rich and wonderful gastronomie!

This tour will be hosted by your personal wine coach, Gregoire M. Poirier, a certified Sommelier by the Court of Master Sommeliers. As an American who spent the formative years of his life being raised in Europe, Greg learned at an early age that wine can be at the cultural center of daily life. His wine industry experience includes over a decade working as a professional wine taster and wine coach, becoming a certified Sommelier by the Court of Master Sommeliers in 1995. He continues to work with wine producers, importers, distributors, restaurateurs, retailers, and most importantly consumers throughout North America with activities solely dedicated to enhancing wine appreciation through building wine knowledge. He has been interviewed as a wine expert in media markets across the United States.


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The cost of this on-land experience is $3,200 per person if booked with double occupancy and $3,900 per person if single occupancy.

This fee includes:
-5 nights accommodations at the gorgeous Regent Grand Hotel Bordeaux
-5 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 1 dinner
-Private wine tastings and tours
-Wines served at lunches and dinner
-Local transportation accompanied by a driver, interpreter and qualified wine coach

This fee does not include:
-Round trip air transportation to France
-Local airport or train station transfers to and from the hotel
-Personal expenses for additional wines, gifts and souvenirs

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Please contact Wine Guy Tours directly to check on availability and to book your exclusive Calvert Woodley Private Bordeaux Wine Experience 2010. Wine Guy Tours is organizing the tour, and Calvert Woodley, in referring you to the tour, disclaims any liability relating thereto.

Contact & Director, Greg M. Poirier
www.wineguytours.com
434-203-9200
gregp@wineguytours.com