The Bar à Vin (Wine bar)…

In the centre of town opposite the tourist office you will find one of the most well-known wine bars of Bordeaux. It’s located on the ground floor of the Bordeaux Wine Council headquarters in a beautiful and rather unusually shaped 18th century building. The inside is as original as the outside with stunning stained glass windows, low tables and armchairs. During the summer there is … Continue reading The Bar à Vin (Wine bar)…

Dunes blanches “white dunes”…

These little specialities are just mouth watering! This delicious sweet came to life thanks to the son of the baker Pascal. His son came home one night rather hungry and when he looked in the fridge he found his father’s ‘chouquettes’ and a light cream. He put them together and the white dunes were made. Ever since they have been a huge success story in … Continue reading Dunes blanches “white dunes”…

Le Puit D’amour “The Well of Love”…

Le puit d’amour can only be found in a couple of places in Bordeaux. It’s a true regional dessert which comes from the southern part of Gironde. The story started in 1940 however it was four years later that the family Seguin opened their first shop in Captieux in 1944. The shop in Captieux still exists to this day and new shops have opened in … Continue reading Le Puit D’amour “The Well of Love”…