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Chateau Cantenac

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Very informative

I found the wine tasting here very informative. The host AJ gave us a lot of great information... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Los Angeles, California
Informative, interesting and fun tour.

AJ gave us a wonderful tour and tasting of a great variety of wines. We learnt alot through the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sydney, Australia
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One of our family members will receive you for a tour or tasting. Passionate about our heritage and our wines, we enjoy sharing our stories and our know-how with visitors. Our tours are welcoming, educational and punctuated with family anecdotes...more
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2 Lieu Dit Cantenac | Route Departementale 670, 33330 Saint-Emilion, France
+33 5 57 51 35 22
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I found the wine tasting here very informative. The host AJ gave us a lot of great information about the region as well as wine in general (I'm not a big wine drinker). She is actually the wife of the owner's son, so it was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

AJ gave us a wonderful tour and tasting of a great variety of wines. We learnt alot through the tour and got an in depth understanding of the wine making process. Had a few laughs as well along the way. An afternoon well spent. AJ...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I (4 adults and 2 children) did this amazing tour today. Our tour guide AJ was absolutely amazing - very knowledgeable and funny too. We loved how she told us about the technical aspects of growing the grapes and managed to intersperse...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I say surprising because as we were leaving the ibis hotel after our brief previous days visit to st Emion, we hadn’t visited a cave to buy wine as we weren’t there long enough to fit in a tour, before going on to Bordeaux, so...More

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AJRoskam, Wine Tourism Manager at Chateau Cantenac, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Bonjour, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. I'm glad to know that you enjoyed my presentation/explanations and your wine tasting with me. =) Of course we wouldn't charge 3 extra euros for a box of wine as opposed to buying...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely lovely winery and wonderfully informative wine tour. Our host was amazing! Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family owned and run winery. Excellent tour. AJ was fantastic - loved the stories of family. A must see if traveling through St Emilion. Very informative about the vines, grapes and production of wine. Wishing you and your family the best and successful year! 🍷

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice visit to do, the guide was perfect really nice person and very interesting visit, the location is little bit outside of the town so we had to go to saint emilion by car to show it to our friendMore

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AJRoskam, Wine Tourism Manager at Chateau Cantenac, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Bonjour, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review and I'm glad to know that you found everything perfect, but the location. It is important to know that (like most wineries in Saint-Emilion) we are not situated in the village of Saint-Emilion,...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Chateau Cantenac on a short visit to Saint-Emilion. We had an incredible experience. AJ was an outstanding and very knowledgeable host and her passion for wine-making and continuing the family tradition was inspiring. We learned so much about the wine-making process and the...More

Thank Mariskad197
Reviewed 12 October 2018

The location was very easy to find from Bordeaux, right there on the road to Saint Emilion. AJ is such a great host! We learned about the family history and the histor of the land and the chateau. And of course, we learned so many...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2018

I organised a private dinner and wine tasting for a group of 16 colleagues that received great feedback. Johan and AJ made organising the event easy, they are very flexible, clear and responsive. The evening itself was amazing, we had the place to ourselves, Johan's...More

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Zoe T
6 August 2018|
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Response from AJRoskam | Property representative |
Bonjour, Especially during peak tourism season, it's best to reserve in advance directly with our winery (by email or by phone) because the tours will already be scheduled at certain times and in certain languages (which... More
24 July 2018|
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Response from swaminathan i | Reviewed this property |
They should be able to go on the vineyard+cellar tour.Please send email AJ ahead of time. She will get back to you asap. At wine tasting time, your youngsters will probably swirl water in the wine glass!!
22 July 2018|
Response from fionnuala68 | Reviewed this property |
Hi , contact the chateau directly as I am just a tourist and I have no idea what the bookings are like for that period. Send an email they have excellent English and will reply swiftly. It's a great visit I know your group... More