Visiting Bordeaux - Printable Version
+- WineBoard (http://wines.com/wineboard)
+-- Forum: GENERAL (/forum-100.html)
+--- Forum: Wine/Food Affinities (/forum-4.html)
+--- Thread: Visiting Bordeaux (/thread-1025.html)
- aerovin - 05-04-2000 06:53 PM
My wife and I will be visiting Bordeaux for 4 days in about 2 weeks. Does anyone have recommendations on particular wineries to visit, restaurants to try, or places of interest to see? We will be staying on a ship while in the area.
Ken Martin, Owner
Aero Vin - Wine Merchants to Corporate Aviation.
- mrdutton - 05-05-2000 05:34 AM
Another member of the Wine Board gave me this information and it should be shared:
The winemaker at Cht. La Tour Carnet and his wife run a small bed and breakfast. They speak fluent English. They are Philippe and Monika.
Monika can help you set up tours to the local wineries and vineyards.
You might find this a worthwile place to visit.
Check it out at: www.travel.to/medoc
[This message has been edited by mrdutton (edited 05-05-2000).]
- aerovin - 05-05-2000 03:19 PM
Many thanks for the quick answer to my query. My wife and I are visiting Bordeaux by a ship belonging to the Renaissance Cruise Line, and our stateroom will be our hotel room during our stay. I will visit the bed and breakfast you recommended in order to get information concerning restaurants and interesting sights. We have Michelin guide, but it is a bit old. We lived in Europe for 17 years but have not visited France for three years and there are always changes.
Aero Vin - Wine Merchants to Corporate Aviation