Finding Bordeaux wines that don’t break the bank – my top choices

* Bordeaux is the home of some of the world's most expensive wines. There are only 200 of these classified wines in Bordeaux out of 8000. They are in high demand and their prices have gone up 5 times in 5 years. We seem to have lost sense of reality. If you know where to … Continue reading Finding Bordeaux wines that don’t break the bank – my top choices

Learn to Cook and Wine in Bordeaux

  Visit the region's wonderful wine regions with your experienced food and wine guide and add a few cooking lessons to boot returning home ready to create your own food and wine adventures. Here are three places to take your cooking courses; One in central Bordeaux (www.ateliersdeschefs.com). They have a two hour lesson each day … Continue reading Learn to Cook and Wine in Bordeaux

S.I.P. – Wines from producers with stained hands and soil on their shoes

The New-found Source of affordable authentic wines made by small independent producers (S.I.P.) - Bordeaux! We don't hear about them much but Bordeaux is a source of wonderful, affordable authentic wines made by passionate wine producers. Wines made by real people with stained, gnarled hands and soil on their shoes. There are only 250 of … Continue reading S.I.P. – Wines from producers with stained hands and soil on their shoes

The Launch of SIP; promoting Bordeaux’s small wine-maker via tourism

With the growth in wine tourism in Bordeaux, wine writer and guide Nicolle Croft launches  « SIP » a wine tour company based in Bordeaux specializing in promoting, through wine tourism, the Small Independent Wine Producers in the region. Members of the SIP Wine Club will benefit from direct prices from the small producer. http://www.sip-wines.com "This is a crucial time in Bordeaux, claims SIP … Continue reading The Launch of SIP; promoting Bordeaux’s small wine-maker via tourism