The Georgia Trust


Discover the historic city of Bordeaux and the surrounding countryside.

Enjoy your stay at the luxurious historic Hotel De Seze.

Enjoy a three-course lunch paired with the property's wines at Chateau Kirwan, a late 18th century château built by Mark Kirwan, a prosperous Irish businessman. Kirwan did much to enhance the wine's reputation, and the book "Thomas Jefferson on Wine" tells us that the third American president praised the wine greatly during a trip to Bordeaux in 1787.

You'll be treated to a tour through Chateau Siran, the oldest family-owned estate in the Margaux appellation. Not only will you learn about the rich history and visit the property, but we will also take you through the old wine cellar, which is today an exhibition area for a superb family collection of over 300 wine-related objects. Afterwards, enjoy a tasting of the property's wines.

Visit Saint Emilion, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that includes an intact medieval town and world famous vineyard.


Explore Bordeaux, France with The Georgia Trust!
November 4-10, 2017

Join The Georgia Trust for an incredible visit to the world's greatest wine country. Between November 4 - November 10, 2017, we will be taking a small group to visit the historic city of Bordeaux and the surrounding countryside which will feature historic wineries and some exciting modern buildings in this world famous region of France. We will be staying in the luxury historic Hotel De Seze in Bordeaux. Like our hugely successful visit to the Veneto last year, we will be having gourmet meals and wine pairings in some of the most historic chateaus in the country. This trip will feature five breakfasts meals, four lunches and one dinner. There will be plenty of free time as well for exploring the historic city of Bordeaux.

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Tour price is Euro 2950 per person based on double occupancy, with a minimum of 18 paying participants. The single supplement is Euro 850. Participation in this study tour also requires a $400 donation to The Georgia Trust. Airfare is not included. Please reserve now as spaces are limited.

The deposit is $1,000 per person double occupancy or $1500 single occupancy, payable to Century Travel, Inc.

Registrations and deposits are due by March 31, 2017. Final payment will be due on September 29, 2017. Registrants will be accepted beyond this date on a space available basis.
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Accommodation Summary:

  • Hotel de Seze, Bordeaux, Delux Double


  • Complimentary breakfast throughout
  • Private Transport Delux 35 passenger Coach
  • Expert local English-speaking guides for stated sightseeing
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museum
  • All taxes
  • Day 1: Welcome cocktail
  • Day 2: Breakfast – Lunch
  • Day 3: Breakfast – Lunch – 3 winetastings
  • Day 4: Breakfast – Lunch – 1 winetasting
  • Day 5: Breakfast – Lunch – 2 winetastings
  • Day 6: Breakfast – 1 winetasting – Final Dinner
  • Day 7: Breakfast


  • All Air travel and associated costs
  • All meals except where stated
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the Inclusions above

Please note:

  • Tour price is per person based on double occupancy, with a minimum of 18 people travelling
  • All rates are subject to reconfirmation if an actual booking is made
  • Accommodation is subject to availability unless otherwise stated
  • If payment is by credit card, we need to add a 3.1% bank charge

Pricing Notice:

  • Land prices are calculated as of January 2017 and are subject to change. Also, land prices are in Euro.
  • Participants are responsible for all aspects of their air arrangements.

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For additional information, please contact Mark C. McDonald at or Georgia Schley Ritchie at or (404) 324-4012 .



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