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By webadmin | March 1 2012
New York, New York – Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine
The Grand Hôtel de Bordeaux & Spa is delighted to announce the launch of its brand new Wine Concierge Service. Situated at the heart of the world’s largest area of fine wine vineyards, the hotel offers the rare opportunity for guests’ to discover the treasures within the most prestigious Châteaux of the region, providing a level of access to this unique wine heritage that is unsurpassed in the world of luxury hotels.
Based on extensive knowledge and strong, enviable connections with the iconic Châteaux of the region, the five wine Concierge’s at The Grand Hôtel de Bordeaux & Spa, four of which hold the golden keys, can create bespoke, tailor-made luxury programs for both wine connoisseurs and amateurs alike, to access and experience the great wine estates of Bordeaux, many of which traditionally lie behind closed doors and have not been accessible to the public.
The Wine Concierge Service at The Grand Hôtel de Bordeaux & Spa has been specifically created to offer a wide range of functions; from handling all the logistics for intimate and private tastings or visits to providing guests with exclusive access to the finest grand cru wineries and a wide range of appellations, such as Margaux, St-Julien, St-Estephe, Pauillac, St-Emilion, Pessac-Léognan, Sauternes…
For those who wish to combine the secrets of great wines with those of Bordeaux’s exceptional cultural legacy, The Grand Hôtel de Bordeaux & Spa can devise bespoke experiences, which include private helicopter transfers to one of the region’s majestic Châteaux, a luxury picnic lunch prepared by Executive Chef Pascal Nibaudeau and, in true Grand Hôtel de Bordeaux & Spa style, is presented with the finest Limoges china and cutlery and served by a personal waiter in the intimate surroundings of the vineyard, as well as the chance to spend an afternoon discovering the Bordeaux Opéra or oyster tasting at a local farm at the picturesque Arcachon Bay, for example.
Other privileges for guests of The Grand Hôtel de Bordeaux & Spa, include the unique opportunity to enjoy the ultimate private tasting experience, with expert commentary by Chef Sommelier Jean-Michel Thomas.
“The launch of the Wine Concierge Service is a significant step for The Grand Hôtel de Bordeaux & Spa, and enables our Clients to enjoy the quintessence of some of the world’s finest historic Châteaux. We are dedicated to continually providing with the highest level of expertise in the world of wine as well as continuing to improve the quality of our guests’ experiences”, explains Yan Vacher, General Manager.