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MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE Blend your own Barrel in Bordeaux


19 Rue Des Vignerons Pauillac 33250 France


Embark on an exclusive winemaking journey and get privileged access to the inner circle of Bordeaux winemakers as you produce a barrel of your own bespoke wine. Fall in love with the region and winemaking community and create a vintage blended to capture and reflect your life story. From vine to bottle, make a barrel of top-quality Bordeaux from the best appellations, along with memories to last a lifetime. Bottle your chronicles in this truly unique experience - a wine tale worth retelling over a glass of your perfect blend.

"Make your own wine with all the advantages and none of the inconveniences"
-New York Times


  • Create your own prestige grape parcel with the team at Chateau Lynch-Bages, taking 1 Barrel (288 Bottles) home with personalised labels and custom branding

  • Relax with a 2-night stay at Relais & Chateau Cordeillan Bages with a Michelin-starred tasting menu dinner at Cordeillan Bages

  • Take pleasure in a 1/2 day guided Bordeaux tour and a lunch at Café Lavinal in Pauillac

  • Lap up a visit and tasting at Chateau Lynch-Bages and Chateau Ormes de Pez

  • Enjoy luxury transfers to and from airport and a private car for all local journeys

Number of guests


30-Day Refunds, Unlimited Exchanges

Instant E-Certificate Delivery

1 Year Validity


Viniv, a French company, is offering guests the unique opportunity to become a Bordeaux winemaker and produce a barrel of Bordeaux, using grapes from some of the region's best appellations. Under expert guidance from Lynch Bages guests get to indulge in their fantasy and produce a barrel of bespoke wine. Embark on a once in a lifetime wine journey and bottle your own story in this exclusive experience. The perfect experience to celebrate a milestone or mark a memorable life event.

During this hands-on experience guests are involved in the whole process from selecting the vineyards, to determining the style, bottling and labelling the final product. Over the six-24 month process, guests can return to take part in the series of experiences, including harvesting the fruit, fermentation process, ageing, blending and bottling. Become an integral part of your wine story as it develops and matures into the perfect blend. Return to the vineyard for a romantic break and take part in tasting and finalising your bespoke wine blend, enhancing aromatics, texture and balance to reflect your character and momentous story. The experience culminates with the bottling and labelling of the final product. With the help of a professional graphic designer, put your stamp on your vintage and design your own label to reflect the character of your wine and showcase your unique story.

Adding to the memorable experience, guests stay at the Cazes family-run Relais & Chateaux Cordeillan-Bages hotel, only 10 minutes from the winery and delight in delectable meals from two-star Michelin chef, Jean-Luc Rocha. His indebted understanding of the terroir and incredible ability to match it with the region's wines, make for an unforgettable, delicate and harmonious dining experience.

This is truly a remarkable experience, the perfect way to mark a significant occasion and capture your story in a bottle – a Bordeaux blend that is unique to you and perfectly matches your character. A once in a lifetime opportunity to create your own barrel and put your stamp on a limited release vintage. The ultimate experience for wine lovers, sentimental hearts and romantics.

Additional Information

Shipment costs, taxes and duty fees for the barrel are not included in the price, please contact your Truly concierge for exact quotes to your country.

Your Truly concierge will arrange your first appointment and then you will be contacted directly to arrange further visits.

Flights are not included, the nearest airport is Bordeaux. However, this experience is completely customisable, so should you wish to include them or any extras just ask your Truly concierge.


19 Rue Des Vignerons Pauillac 33250 France

Bottling and labelling happens in June / July, shipping starts in Sep / Oct, we recommend allowing at least a year for the entire process.


1. Once you have checked out, you will receive an e-certificate with a unique redemption code.

2. Use this code to request your booking with the desired date and time

3. Sit back and let us handle the rest. Arrive to your experience knowing we have arranged everything.


Always the same value-for-money as found on our partner's website or venue.