# 1 rated activity in Bordeaux

Napoleon Tour – Médoc region

Join us in the world famous Médoc region where we visit chateaux of contrasting styles along the Route des Chateaux plus other stops along the way. Revel in the prestigious Cabernet Sauvignon-dominiated region, taste fine wines and savour our famous picnic (season depending) within a small group with a passionate guide.

The F​amous Monk Tour – St Émilion region​

Join us in the breath-taking region of Saint Emilion as we visit 2 chateaux of contrasting styles, the medieval village of Saint Emilion (UNESCO-listed) plus more. Induldge in great scenery, Merlot-dominant wine, history and our famous picnic (season depending) all in the comfort of a small group with a passionate guide.

Bordeaux Bike Tours

Ride with us as we explore the worlds largest UNESCO World Heritage cultural site that is Bordeaux. With over 500 listed buildings we cruise through these old streets on comfy beach cruiser bikes at a pace suited for everyone and bring the history to life. You won't leave without having a wine tasting along the way too.

Private Group Wine Tours

Special event? Want some privacy? If the tours we propose don’t exactly suit what you are after, please enquire here for a private tour where we can create it with you to meet your needs. The possibilities are rather large so we are here to take away the stress. Available in english, french, spanish, portuguese & italian.

Taste of Bordeaux – Evening Tour in Bordeaux

Join us for an unforgettable evening amongst the best wine bars of Bordeaux, each with a different theme thought up by their Sommelier. Starting with a crash course, your guide will navigate you around the old town and its 1000+ bars & restaurants. You'll get to learn, taste and appreciate the social side of Bordeaux life through the eyes of a local. There'll be tasty food platters too to make your evening complete.

What Our Client’s Say...


“Amazing tour and highly suggest” Jane, June 2016
“Great tour! Great craic altogether” Christopher, July 2016
“Great wine, great surroundings and lovely people!” Fabien, May 2016
“Absolutely Fabulous” Shaun, March 2016
“Warning – you might have too much fun” Elissa, October 2015

Tim (founder, on right) with a happy customer

Why us?

"For the ultimate blend of tasting, learning and fun in the stunning Bordeaux region, look no further. Rustic Vines will take you on a relaxed tour of Bordeaux and/or its wine region with an emphasis on creating a comfortable, fun atmosphere. Perfect for wine-lovers of any age! We showcase the best of Bordeaux's Chateaux's from traditional family-run estates to something more prestigious, tasting plenty of wine along the way. Our bike tours of Bordeaux city are the single best way to see and learn alot about the city or eat and drink your way through many local culinary hotspots. Our gastronomy walking tour in the evening visiting favourite local spots to wine and dine is a great soirée to be shared with friends."