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)…

The Quatrième Mur…

This is a chic brasserie situated on the left side of one of Bordeaux’s most beautiful buildings which is the Grand Theatre. It is run by one of France’s most famous chefs called Philippe Etchebest. He is well known for being the ancient chef of the famous restaurant in Saint Emilion called L’Hostellerie de Plaisance and for hosting the french version of Hells Kitchen. It’s … Continue reading The Quatrième Mur…

La Cité du Vin (Wine Museum)…

The Cité du Vin is one of the best and probably the most recent attraction in Bordeaux. It’s very modern with headsets to go around without a guide unless you want to know about the architecture which is a guided visit. You need patience as when it’s busy you must wait for the explanations which switch on per person. It’s not just about Bordeaux wines … Continue reading La Cité du Vin (Wine Museum)…

Château Pape Clement

Alexandra was a great guide, smiled the whole time and answered all questions. The visit starts outside with an explanation of the historic side. Then the visit takes you around the cellars and explains the wine making process. French guide: Alexandra. Visit in French. Possibility in other languages. Tram B stop (Pessac centre). Bus 4 stop Le Monteil. The chateau offers a range of rates … Continue reading Château Pape Clement