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Bordeaux, April 10-14, 2019

Bordeaux, April 10-14, 2019

Bordeaux, a classic wine tour destination! Luxurious châteaux and ambitious winemakers! — In Bordeaux you find world famous châteaux and world famous wines but also a lot of new exciting initiatives – less famous but maybe more important for the future of Bordeaux! – and young enthusiastic wine makers. On this trip we will visit […]

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Chateau de France, Pessac Leognan, Graves, Bordeaux

Bordeaux wine, the difference is in the cellar | wine tour

In Bordeaux, every wine estate is a chateau. Sometimes big and impressive, sometimes more modest. But the most important thing, after all, is to have a well-equipped cellar. How you equip you cellar depends on how much money you make. But it is not only a question of money. It is also about your philosophy. […]

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Eglise monolithe, Place du Marche, Saint Emilion

Saint Emilion, a short city guide

A highlight on a Bordeaux tour is a stroll around the small town of Saint Emilion. A picturesque town with its steep (sometimes very steep!) cobblestone streets, cafés, wine bars, beautiful old houses and its extensive view over the vineyards. It was in the 700s that a monk from Brittany settled down at the place […]

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Lunch table set at the chateau

Bordeaux Wine Tour

Bordeaux, a classic wine tour destination! Luxurious châteaux and ambitious winemakers! — In Bordeaux you find world famous châteaux and world famous wines but also a lot of new exciting initiatives – less famous but maybe more important for the future of Bordeaux! – and young enthusiastic wine makers. On this trip we will visit both […]

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A creation with pigeon for lunch

Three days in the Bordeaux vineyards: Medoc, Entre-deux-Mers, Saint Emilion

There are basically two ways to get to Bordeaux. You can fly to Bordeaux International Airport. Or you can take the train. Both are good but I prefer taking the train. Even if you live outside of France taking a train is a good choice. It only takes some three hours on the train from […]

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Barrel aging cellar at Clos Fourtet, Saint Emilion, Bordeaux

The importance of always carrying a flash-light when wine touring in Bordeaux

Perhaps the most important thing that you should make sure that you pack when you go wine touring is a pair of comfortable walking shoes. Another thing that you may want to bring is a good flashlight. Flashlight? Yes. Why? I’ll come to that in a minute. Go right or go left? Both! There are […]

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Afternoon sun over the Medieval village of Saint Emilion and the vineyards

Bordeaux wine tour: wine tasting and visiting Saint Emilion and Pomerol

We had a fabulous wine tour two weeks ago in Bordeaux, including Saint Emilion, Pomerol and Castillon. We talked with the winemakers about the new Saint Emilion classification (the very day it was published!), about how the work in the vineyards to make great wines, and tasted a lot of outstanding examples of it. Lunch […]

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Chateau la Dauphine in Bordeaux beautifully renovated

From the Bordeaux wine tour last week: delicious wines and lots of sun

The wine tour to Bordeaux last week included many good wines and delicious food. We visited both some prestigious and impressive chateau as well as smaller, family owned and family run wine estates. Here are some glimpses from the tour. First instalment. Here we are at the beautiful and elegant Chateau la Dauphine in Fronsace, […]

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