Bordeaux and the Wine Country Travel Guide
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Plan Your Bordeaux and the Wine Country Vacation
Along with Burgundy and Champagne, Bordeaux is one of the great wine regions of France. As the capital of the Gironde département and of the historic province of Aquitaine, the city of Bordeaux is both the commercial and cultural center of southwest France. It is smack-dab in the middle of one of the finest wine-growing areas in the world: Sauternes lies to the south, flat and dusty Médoc to the west, and Pomerol and St-Émilion to the east. With a smorgasbord of 57 wine appellations to choose from, the entire region intoxicates with good taste.
Although countryside hotels can be gorgeous—not to mention convenient to touring the region's famed vineyards—basing yourself in Bordeaux city is definitely...read more
Although countryside Médoc eateries are few, the city of Bordeaux is jammed with restaurants, especially around Place du Parlement, and many cafés—notably...read more
Things To Do in Bordeaux and the Wine Country
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La Route de Médoc: With eight appellations (districts) alone in this one small area and names like Rothschild, Latour, and Margaux on the bottles... Read more
Touring a region with more than a thousand square kilometers of wine-growing country, 5,000 châteaux, and 100,000 vineyards producing around... Read more
Everyone in Bordeaux celebrated the 2000 vintage as the "crop of the century," a wine that comes along once in a lifetime. But bringing everything... Read more
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