I’m leaving shortly on a media trip to Bordeaux sponsored by Planet Bordeaux (the Bordeaux & Bordeaux Supérieur Vintners’ Association). This will mark my first time in Bordeaux, home of arguably the most famous, collectible, and valuable wines in the world. But this is just a fraction of the wine produced in Bordeaux. I’m looking forward to tasting a wide range of wines at a wide range of prices. (Yes, I am hoping for some rosé!) I’ll get to see where the grapes in relation to being harvested, too. And it’s not just wall-to-wall wine on this trip. As part of getting a feel for a region we’re embarking on some non-wine excursions. Like:
- Visiting the Outdoor Market in Créon
- A Bicycle Ride Along the Roger Lapébie Bike Path.
- A Boat Ride on the Arcachon Bay
Warning: My actual experience and photos may differ from the above.
Photos courtesy sanfamedia.com, nsummer, cobanene, and laurent.breillat.
Jameson – have a fantastic time. Bordeaux is one of my favorite cities in France; it’s a lot of fun, and the wine country is amazing. Cheers!
Thanks, it was a memorable first day!
I hope you will enjoy your visit.
Yes the photos are representative of what you are supposed to visit. Let’s hope that the sun will be shining this week !
Thank you; it’s going to be an exciting week. Heard some very loud thunder last night. Will take whatever sun I can get; looks like we’re in for some rain.