1. Top Tips for Your Next City Break: Bordeaux
    Posted On: November 16th, 2017

    Top Tips for Your Next City Break: Bordeaux

    To: Bordeaux     Why? Spread along the twin banks of the mighty Garonne river Bordeaux is the quintessential smart French city with its' elegant 18th century waterfront, tree-lined boulevards and bustling café culture. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2007 and only Paris boasts more buildings listed as historic monuments. It […]
  2. September Sunshine
    Posted On: October 5th, 2009

    September Sunshine

    Somewhat to our chagrin it is Bordeaux that sets the public perception of whether a vintage is good, bad or indifferent. This isn't a major problem in vintages like 1990 or 2005, which were excellent in Bordeaux and most of the rest of France but in can be frustrating in years that weren't so good […]
  3. Lunch at l'Escale
    Posted On: September 30th, 2009

    Lunch at l'Escale

    If you should find yourselves in the midst of the Médoc, in the village of Lamarque, waiting for a ferry to cross the Gironde to Blaye you could do worse than while away an hour or two on the terrace of L'Escale - a refreshingly basic restaurant that is the best place to dine hereabouts. […]

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