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…

Château Roquetaillade…

This fully furnished Château is a real gem! with 19th century decoration inside which is breathtaking. It is a family owned castle and has been in the family since 1306 which is rather rare! We had the privilege to be taken around the estate by one of the family members before the guide showed the group inside. Understandably you can not take photographs inside the … Continue reading Château Roquetaillade…

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)…

Open Week-end in the Medoc…

The 8th and 9th of April 2017 was the open doors week-end in the Medoc vineyards. Throughout the year each wine growing region (pessac leognan, graves, medoc etc) open their doors so you can visit the estate and taste wines that you might not have had the opportunity to before. The visits are often given by their personal guides or the wine makers themselves, generally … Continue reading Open Week-end in the Medoc…

Château Les Carmes Haut-Brion…

When you visit Bordeaux I would highly recommend you stop by at Chateau Les Carmes Haut-Brion which is easily accessible from the town centre by Bus,Tram or Taxi. I took the visit with Sylvie in French but she also speaks English and German. The visit was really interesting as Sylvie knows what she’s talking about and shares it in a way that even if you’re … Continue reading Château Les Carmes Haut-Brion…