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A Guide to Bordeaux for Your Wine Tour
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A Guide to Bordeaux for Your Wine Tour

Bordeaux is one of the most famous winemaking regions in the world. Its position on the southwest coast of France with the Atlantic Ocean facing it makes this a picture perfect destination to relax in. It’s important to find out more about the region you’re preparing to visit, though. Here’s […]

Evolution of White Wines of Bordeaux.
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Evolution of White Wines of Bordeaux.

For many wine drinkers, Bordeaux produces mainly red, and sweet white wines. This is due mostly to remarkable marketing efforts of Bordeaux wine merchants of Quai des Chartrons, and the English, who for centuries, favoured this region’s light red wines. Of course, Bordeaux growers and winemakers also made dry white […]

Petit Chateaux of Bordeaux.
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Petit Chateaux of Bordeaux.

Most inexperienced wine aficionados instantly think of high priced, exclusive chateau wines when Bordeaux is mentioned. While the prestigious fist growth classified chateaux Petrus, Lafite, Haut Brion, Mouton Rothschild, Latour, Cheval Blanc and the like command astronomically high prices, this is only (5 percent) of the total production of Bordeaux. […]

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Enjoying Bordeaux While Relaxing.

Enjoying Bordeaux Americans are now enjoying more than ever before and statisticians forecast that the USA will be biggest wine consuming country in a few years. This will be the result of an ever growing population, helped by moderately increasing per capita consumption, but more importantly, concerted marketing efforts of […]

Visiting Bordeaux Chateaux.
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Visiting Bordeaux Chateaux.

Visiting Bordeaux Chateaux Most wine aficionados enjoy wines, and many would jump at an opportunity to visit famous chateaux. Medoc, a sub-region of Bordeaux generally called the Left bank of the Gironde Estuary, alone has 1500 of them including some world famous ones like Chateau Lafite Rothschild, Chateau Margaux, Chateau […]