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Are Bordeaux Wineries Open in August?

As many French businesses, some Bordeaux wineries are closed in August.  At the same time, many of the Bordeaux chateaux remain open for visits and tastings. In my opinion, August is a good month to visit Bordeaux wineries. You will … Read More

The Best Wine Bars in Bordeaux

Where to taste wines in the center of Bordeaux? Here is the list of my favourite wine bars in Bordeaux … Read More

Bordeaux Hotel Recommendations from a Local Wine Guide

I put together a list of the recommended hotels in the city of Bordeaux and in Bordeaux wine country. … Read More

Medoc versus Saint Emilion for Bordeaux Wine Tour

Choose between Medoc and Saint Emilion Wine Tours … Read More

Is La Cite Du Vin, the Wine Museum in Bordeaux Worth Visiting?

My wine tour clients often ask me whether they should visit the Bordeaux wine museum. … Read More

Best Wine Bars in Saint-Emilion: the Local Wine Guide’s Recommendations

To experience the best of what Saint-Emilion has to offer, you must stop at one of the local wine bars.
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Where to Buy Wine in Bordeaux and to Not Break the Bank?

Bordeaux is all about wine, there is no shortage of shopping options here. There are pros and cons of each….. … Read More

Do You Need to Rent a Car in Bordeaux?

The short answer is “no” if you stay in the city of Bordeaux. If you are staying outside of Bordeaux, it may be a good idea, as regional transportation is scarce and not easy to figure out. 
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Best Restaurants in Bordeaux According to the MICHELIN Guide

Here is the list of the best Bordeaux restaurants awarded stars and Bib Gourmand mentions by the MICHELIN Guide 2020. 
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Why Are Bordeaux Wines So Famous and Expensive?​

When we hear “Bordeaux” the image of something very luxurious and expensive comes to our mind. Of course, this is only a myth. … Read More