Bordeaux’s Wine (and Food) Châteaux – fancy a little something with your glass of wine?

With the increase in the number of tourists to Bordeaux (coming increasingly by cruise liner - around 50 come into the city’s port each year or since last July the TGV from Paris in just over 2 hours), the region’s wine châteaux have begun to open their doors (and kitchens) and offer a range of … Continue reading Bordeaux’s Wine (and Food) Châteaux – fancy a little something with your glass of wine?

The New Cru Bourgeois “The Renaissance or Demise of Medoc’s historical classification”

First published in the Gilbert & Gaillard International Magazine Everyone has heard of the 1855 Grand Cru classification of the Médoc, many recognize Médoc’s other classification, the Cru Bourgeois but it was only recently that it was officially recognized. We follow the fall and rise of the Cru Bourgeois classification and hear from the new … Continue reading The New Cru Bourgeois “The Renaissance or Demise of Medoc’s historical classification”