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Travel Bordeaux with Chef Mawa

May 10, 2024 12:00 AM until May 18, 2024 11:30 PM

*****FULLY BOOKED *****

To inquire about Chef Mawa's next culinary trip to Bordeaux, please email sally@envoyagetravel.com 


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Experience the world of food with renowned Aspen Chef Mawa McQueen. Join her for a one-of-a-kind, 8-day culinary experience in Bordeaux. Enjoy luxury accommodations in your own private chateau, explore Bordeaux and the surrounding wine country, learn from Chef Mawa how to expertly shop local farmers markets and enjoy delicious meals prepared by Chef Mawa herself!

8 DAY TOUR INCLUDES:

  • 7 nights in Chateau Le Petit Verdus

  • 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 6 dinners

  • Shop at local farmers’ markets

  • Cooking classes with Mawa McQueen

  • Transfers from/to Bordeaux airport or train station

  • Exclusive wine tours

  • Tennis and hiking available on site

  • Walking and food tour of Bordeaux


Tentative Daily Itinerary for Bordeaux

Friday, May 10

  • Guests traveling to Bordeaux directly depart the United States or their country of origin.

Saturday, May 11

  • Guests traveling from overseas arrive at the Bordeaux airport and are transferred to the Chateau.
  • Guests traveling from Paris via train arrive in the afternoon at the Bordeaux train station and are transferred to the Chateau. 
  • Chef prepared dinner for all guests at the Chateau.  

Sunday, May 12 – Chateau Picnic and Wine Tasting

  • Chef prepared breakfast at the Chateau. 
  • Partake in a short promenade across the road to see where Château Le Petit Verdus wines are bottled, visit another local castle, enjoy a light picnic on the grounds, and taste three of the Petit Verdus varietals.
  • Enjoy a group dinner at a restaurant in Bordeaux, selected by Mawa with transportation provided.

Monday, May 13 – Vintners Tour of Three Wineries in Medoc

  • Guests will enjoy a handpicked, local continental breakfast. 
  • Experience some of Bordeaux’s finest wines in the notable Medoc region on this full-day wine tour that includes round-trip transportation and up to 12 wine tastings at 3 exceptional wineries.
  • Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant in Créon, round-trip transportation provided.

Tuesday, May 14

  • Guests will enjoy a handpicked, local continental breakfast.
  • Free day and evening – guests can enjoy the comforts of the Chateau, rent bicycles, enjoy a hike around the area or tour the vineyards of Saint-Émilion on their own.

Wednesday, May 15 – Farmers’ Market in Creon

  • Guests will enjoy a handpicked, local continental breakfast.
  • Spend the day with Chef Mawa in the delightful town of Creon, seeing the sights and shopping at the local farmers’ market. Round-trip transportation provided.
  • Chef Mawa will teach an afternoon cooking class using ingredients purchased at the farmers’ market.
  • Under Mawa’s supervision, guests will prepare their own dinner at the Chateau. 

Thursday, May 16 – Bordeaux City Tour

  • Guests will enjoy a handpicked, local continental breakfast.
  • Explore the stunning architecture of Bordeaux City on a 3-hour guided walking tour from cathedrals to towers and theaters. Transportation to Bordeaux included.
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch at a restaurant in Bordeaux selected by Mawa.
  • Spend the afternoon on your own to explore Bordeaux and return independently via Uber or taxi.
  • Celebrate the day with dinner at a local restaurant in Créon, round-trip transportation provided.

 Friday May 16

  • Guests will enjoy a handpicked, local continental breakfast.
  • Free day and evening – guests can enjoy the comforts of the Chateau, rent bicycles, enjoy a hike around the area or tour the vineyards of Saint-Émilion on their own.
  • Dinner will either be cooked by guests or delivered to the Chateau.

Saturday, May 17 - Departure Day

  • Guests will enjoy an early morning, handpicked, local continental breakfast.
  • Early morning transportation to the Bordeaux airport
  • Mid-morning transportation to the Bordeaux train station and a possible additional trip to the airport.

Please note that itinerary is subject to change.


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