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Rendez-vous Au Chateau

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Enjoy your time in Bordeaux with an ex winemaker (20 years of winemaking) who will introduce you to some nice chateaux, good winemakers, sites,,.. off the beaten tracks. Please ask him to see the different faces of Bordeaux area combining pleasant...more
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Reviewed October 15, 2014

My wife and I traveled with her sister and our brother-in-law to Bordeaux and Paris in late September. The highlight of the Bordeaux portion of our trip were the two days of private wine touring we spent with Frederic Borliachon. Frederic, a former winemaker, is...More

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rvauchateau, Propriétaire at Rendez-vous Au Chateau, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2015

Bonjour, I warmly thank you for your informative review about the wine tour we did together last October. I hope that you keep a nice memory about Bordeaux area. Best regards, Frederic Borliachon

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All reviews frederic borliachon wine maker wine making two days wine tour bordeaux region oysters right bank small wineries his enthusiasm st emilion wine connoisseur left bank amazing wine far exceeded our expectations speaks excellent english an incredible experience
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I highly recommend Rendez-vous Au Chateau wine tours. Our friends arranged this as a private tour for our group of 12. We visited three fascinating vineyards - well chosen to show different aspects of viniculture. Our guide, Frederic Borliachon, was smart, very knowledgeable, extremely attentive...More

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rvauchateau, Propriétaire at Rendez-vous Au Chateau, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Bonjour, Merci beaucoup/thanks a lot for your review. I hope that your WE in Bordeaux was fun too. Best regards, Frederic Borliachon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having previously reviewed (A splendid day out, posted Dec 17) last year's tour, my two friends I booked Frederic again but for 2 days this year. The difference is we went off piste up to small wineries in Cote de Blaye and Cote de Bourg...More

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rvauchateau, Propriétaire at Rendez-vous Au Chateau, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Bonjour Chris, You are going to be the most faithful reviewer on Trip Advisor ! Thanks a lot again for your post and the details, the two private tours with you and your friends have been really a nice time for me too and the...More

Reviewed September 27, 2018

We highly recommend Rendez-vous Au Chateau wine tours with Frederic Borliachon and we would definitely use him again. We took the Saint Emilion and Graves/Sauternes tours - each was a full day tour. Frederic was an outstanding guide - he was very friendly, and knew...More

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rvauchateau, Propriétaire at Rendez-vous Au Chateau, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Bonjour, thanks a lot for your feedback about those 2 days touring in the Bordeaux vineyard. Harvest are going to the end.. I hope to see you again ! Best regards, Frederic Borliachon

Reviewed September 20, 2018

Having previously taken a day trip wine tour around the Medoc area as a couple in a larger group, we were keen to arrange something more tailored on our return to Bordeaux with a group of 12 friends. From my initial enquiry, Frederic Borliachon of...More

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rvauchateau, Propriétaire at Rendez-vous Au Chateau, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2018

Bonjour Eddie, I am extremely honoured by your review. Thanks a lot, it was a real pleasure to come with you to those small family vineyards which represent to me the "essence" of the Bordeaux vineyard, especially in the right bank. I hope to see...More

Reviewed September 12, 2018

Frederic picked us up from our holiday home at the agreed time and told us the basics of Bordeaux wine as we went the first vineyard. It was an excellent small establishment and after the tour we sat and sampled with the proprietor. On then...More

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rvauchateau, Propriétaire at Rendez-vous Au Chateau, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Bonjur Chris, It was a real pleasure to be your guide for that St Emilion tour ! Thanks a lot for your post. I hope to see you again for another tour, an "unusual wine tour" ! Best regards, Frederic Borliachon

Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Frédéric took a group of 8 of us on a lovely bespoke day tour. We visit 3 small wine producers and walked through the historic town of Saint-Emilion. He was very accommodating, energetic, knowledgeable and well humoured. He picked us up from our accommodation. His...More

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rvauchateau, Propriétaire at Rendez-vous Au Chateau, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Bonjour Andrew, Merci beaucoup/thanks a lot for your review. Best regards, Frederic Borliachon PS : next time, the left bank for an "off the beaten tracks" tour ?

Reviewed September 7, 2018

As a group of 6 relatively younger, slightly less experienced wine drinkers, we were very excited for our visit to Bordeaux but did not even know where to start, what vineyards to visit, how to go about scheduling tours, etc. We found Frederic on Trip...More

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rvauchateau, Propriétaire at Rendez-vous Au Chateau, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2018

Bonjour, I recall very well that day with you and the delayed flight. At the end, it went to be nice, I do believe that it's because you are " une très bonne compagnie ".. very good fellows ! Thanks a lot for your review...More

Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

This was our second tour with Fredric and we couldn’t have had more fun. He picked us up at the train station and drove us around in his Mercedes van. He was born and raised in the Right Bank of Bordeaux, worked in his family...More

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rvauchateau, Propriétaire at Rendez-vous Au Chateau, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2018

Bonjour John, Thanks a lot for your personal review. I would say "jamais deux sans trois" which is "never 2 times without a 3rd time" ! I hope to see you another time to experience a new tour ? And, it's true that I am...More

Reviewed September 1, 2018

We can not praise Frederic highly enough. We were a demanding group; 3 colleagues on a day trip from London catching up with our friends, 2 wine buffs from Australia, on a European wine tasting tour with their 2 young children aged 3 years and...More

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rvauchateau, Propriétaire at Rendez-vous Au Chateau, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2018

Bonjour Mike, thanks a lot for your review. Ready for another tour with you in the future, with your "wine buff" friends as well ! Best regards, Frederic Borliachon

Reviewed August 20, 2018

My wife and I made to right choice in choosing to partake in a private wine tour of the right bank and were especially pleased with Frederic's knowledge and attentiveness. Being a former wine maker, Frederic offered us the rare insight into not only what...More

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rvauchateau, Propriétaire at Rendez-vous Au Chateau, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Bonjour Michael, Thanks a lot for your review, I hope to see you again for another "wine ride" in the Bordeaux vineyard ! Best regards, Frederic Borliachon

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April 15, 2017|
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Bonjour, you're right.. Bastille day is not really the best day for a wine tour ; even though St Emilion area would be (to me) the only one tour interesting to do with enough good chateaux open that day. Happy Easter... More
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Bonjour, First I am really sorry for my missing answer about your first demand. I will be available if you like on September 15th for a private tour if you like. Here is my email address : contact@rendezvousauchateau. I will... More
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Bonjour, I would love to organize a tour for you next Monday, June 22nd ; pick up in Bordeaux center. If you could send me an email trough my website contact page, it will be perfect ! I will so answer with the different... More
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