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Villa St Simon Wine Day Tours
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11 Nov 2017
“Wine and much more”
27 Dec 2014
“Informative and Fun”
Villa St Simon offers private wine tours to the Medoc, St Emilion, Sauternes, Côtes de Blaye & Côtes de Bourg. We visit Grand Cru Classé chateaux as well as the less known jewels of the Bordeaux region. All-day tours with coached wine tastings...more
16 rue Saint Simon, 33390, Blaye, France
+33 5 57 42 99 66
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Reviewed 4 February 2012

I highly recommend the wine tours with Villa St. Simon. They are small, personal group tours. Our group in September 2011 was a total of just four people -- including Les our guide! Les and the other guides are very knowledgeable about the region and...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

So as my amazing month holiday ends I find myself back in Blaye after sojourn in Paris......& ....off course ....at the Villa St Simon...where else...La cone suite is made available to me and an amazing trip to Medoc by ferry is arranged for Denise and...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2014

We took a morning tour with Leslie to a Chateau in the Cotes du Bourg, learned a lot and tasted some excellent wines from Chateau Rousselle. We concluded our tour by having lunch at La Galerie and sharing a bottle of Cote du Blaye with...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2014 via mobile

Beautiful visit to an exclusive vineyard with our knowledgeable guide, Matthieu. Don't miss out when in Blaye.

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Reviewed 17 April 2014

I've been to Villa St Simon twice now, both times I did the Wine Tasting Debunked with Les and both times learnt a lot. Les really knows his wines, as does Thomas. During our first stay we toured local vineyards which was brilliant. On our...More

Thank Samantha E
Reviewed 29 July 2013

In our experience, THIS is the best Bordeaux wine tour......period. Great bonhomie, love of subject, knowledge & experience (he knows everybody & has access to the top Chateaux), value (others may be dearer, but nobody does it better than Les @ Villa St Simon Wine...More

Thank B V
Reviewed 21 May 2012

We decided to splurge and take tour of the Medoc. We thoroughly enjoyed our day and felt like Leslie really made the day special. We toured two chateaux and a carriage museum. Our lunch was relaxed and enjoyable. Leslie provides a wealth of information as...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2012

We had a wonderful time with Les and Clarissa. The B&B was comfortable. We felt right at home and really felt we were on an exclusive tour with friends to show us around. We would love to go back and learn more about wine from...More

1  Thank Melissa-Robert I
Reviewed 6 February 2012

Leslie Kellen is possibly the world's greatest host. From the moment I dropped him an email through to being driven to the airport and a gifted bottle of wine shoved into my bag, I was enraptured with the beauty that is Les, Billa St Simon...More

1  Thank andrearobot
Reviewed 5 February 2012

A wonderful few days at Villa St Simon with great hospitality and exceptional wine. Wine tours were personalised to ones taste. Local market on Wednesday and Saturday great for oysters and fresh produce, then can be cooked in Villa St Simons kitchen. Best B&B we...More

1  Thank australiansnowbunny
Reviewed 4 February 2012

I can't say enough great things about our stay at Villa St Simon and our personalized wine tour. From the moment we arrived we were picked up at the train station by the owners of the Inn. By the end of the trip it felt...More

1  Thank Kelly M
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