With the boom in wine tourism in Bordeaux, a number of famous working wine châteaux have opened their rooms to guests. Here is your chance to experience the French Art of Living, the life of a châtelaine; luxurious but authentic a real taste of the Bourgeois Bordeaux life. LEFT BANK Haut Médoc: Château du Tertre, … Continue reading Experience the ‘French Art of Living’ in a real Wine Châteaux in Bordeaux
Fancy yourself as a chef? Learn the techniques of French cusine in the kitchen with your own private chef. Château Siaurac is the venue with its 15 hectare gardens and stunning interiors packed full of antiques. It is still a family home and they are happy to open their doors and let the apprentis cooks … Continue reading How to Cook like a Pro in a Bordeaux Wine Château
When visiting the vineyards of Bordeaux, forget the busy restaurants for lunch, choose one of its wine châteaux to have lunch cooked for you in style amidst nature overlooking the vineyards! Here are my top choices in each of Bordeaux's vineyard regions. Near to St Emilion Château Siaurac http://www.chateausiauracandco.com Beautiful light fresh seasonal meal enjoyed in the beautiful relaxed 15 hectare … Continue reading Fancy a lunch in one of Bordeaux’s Wine Chateaux?
Pass the vineyards of Petrus and keep going! Sip some of Bordeaux's top wines from the Right Bank in a beautiful setting in the rolling countryside of Lalande de Pomerol. A 19th century château and buildings that date from the 1600s provides your scenery. It feels like it is your own, as you are (and this is very rare in Bordeaux) invited … Continue reading Looking for a peaceful haven to enjoy Bordeaux’s finest wines? Find it at Château Siaurac
First Published in Gilbert & Gaillard International Wine Magazine 'Portes Ouvertes’; Wind of Change for Wine Tourism in Bordeaux In Bordeaux today châteaux doors are opening to welcome wine tourists in their numbers to enjoy an innovative range of wine-related activities. This has not always been the case for the old world capital of wine, … Continue reading Wind of Change for Bordeaux’s Wine Tourism