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Wine tasting holiday for my DH's 50th

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WeGotAnnie Sat 22-Feb-14 11:14:37

DH turns 50 in November and I want to book a short trip for us to celebrate (max 5 days), probably over Oct half term as I work TTO.

He has really got into wine over the past year or so (has always loved quaffing it, but now becoming more knowledgable and geeky about it) and I am considering a wine tasting holiday in the Bordeaux region...but have no idea where to start. So many companies offering tours, packages etc online and feel overwhelmed.

Any suggestions?

PortofinoRevisited Sat 22-Feb-14 21:22:55

Go stay in St Emilion! You can visit lots of the vinyards and do tastings. It is very easy by train. I will find a link to the place we stayed. It is a lovely place for a weekend.

PortofinoRevisited Sat 22-Feb-14 21:30:32

here Has a pool - lovely breakfast - right in centre of town.

WeGotAnnie Sun 23-Feb-14 13:46:04

Oh tyank you s kuch! Very kind of you. Will investigate grin

WeGotAnnie Sun 23-Feb-14 13:46:20

That was thank you very much :-)

PortofinoRevisited Sun 23-Feb-14 18:36:24

Just noticed the October bit - the pool might be doubtful :-)

sailorsgal Mon 24-Feb-14 10:57:37

I was wondering what to do for my 50th and a wine tasting tour sounds like a good idea! grin

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