Bordeaux’s Best Bar à Vin

Quite a new development the wine bars of Bordeaux are all the fashion now: Aperitif at the CIVB Maison du vin (opposite the tourist office), Bar à Vin open from 11 to 10pm (not Sundays or Bank Holidays) for a range of over 20 different appellations. Ask for a tasting sample rather than a glass … Continue reading Bordeaux’s Best Bar à Vin

My Top Five Bordeaux Restaurants and Wine Bars

Bordeaux is a great place for good value food, wine and ambience and is the best base when visiting the vineyards of Bordeaux. After a busy day in the region's châteaux relax in its atmospheric bars and restaurants. Having lived in Bordeaux for the past 25 years (and a food and wine guide), here are … Continue reading My Top Five Bordeaux Restaurants and Wine Bars