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Become a member of our Bordeaux Wine Club today, for free, no strings attached! Back in 2017 we created the Bordeaux Wine Club for our guests who wanted our experise to choose and buy great Bordeaux wines; we know how challenging it can be to select great bottles, find older vintages and rare bottles, understand the labels, the terroirs

What is the best way to pair Sauternes wines? In Bordeaux, this liquid gold has traditionally been enjoyed as an aperitif in place of Champagne. Alternatively, it is often presented alongside Foie Gras. However, it can easily be paired with other foods: blue cheeses, roasted chicken, gamey meats, such as veal, rabbit, duck – with a side of buttery vegetables. This salty yet buttery combination will balance out the sweetness of the wine with a traditional French style. Now, if you want to try something more experimental, explore Thai or Chinese dishes, the spices will match the undertone spices of the wine: the complexity of flavors and aromas combine and is

For this delicious baked camembert recipe, you will need the following:  2 Camemberts Toasted bread  Pepper  Recommended toppings: Honey Green salad Apple Bacon How to bake your Camembert?  First, you have to remove the cheese from its paper and cut a piece of baking paper the same size as the cheese paper. Then, put the baking paper into the original Camembert box and return the cheese into the box.  Make a cross on top of the Camembert and add any toppings of your choice. Bake for 20 minutes in a preheated oven at 350F.  Serve it immediatly and bon appétit! With the Camembert, enjoy a glass (or more

You've probably heard about Saint-Emilion, one of the most famous wine appellations in the world. But do you know the full and intriguing history of Saint-Emilion? Keep reading for the hidden details of Saint-Emilion… Saint Emilion is a village of about 2000 people, 45 min away from Bordeaux. Perched on a rocky promontory, Saint Emilion and its vineyard derive their uniqueness from the limestone, which offers exceptional soils to its vines.  The history of Saint-Emilion dates back to the 8th century where the name Saint Emilion was created, originated from a Breton named Émilion. He was born in Vannes and became famous for his miracles, later he decided to leave his

When NYC Tastes blogger writes about her private wine tour with Bordeaux With Elodie… Cheers! Day two of the Bordeaux wine tour was also my birthday and it was absolutely perfect. We began in St. Emilion; an amazing medieval town on the Right Bank of Bordeaux with breathtaking views from every angle and one of our favorite winery’s of the trip Chateau Guadet.  This small vineyard is one of only two wineries in the heart of St. Emilion and owned by the famous Petrus wine family. The vineyard consists of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc grapes, merlot being the prominent grape grown on most Right Bank properties. We started our

Bordeaux- Chateau Paloumey, Le Saint Julien & Chateau Mouton Rothschild & by NYC Tastes In order to get the full Bordeaux experience, we booked a two day wine tour through Bordeaux with Elodie. Our fantastic guide Lea picked us up at our place each morning then drove us to various wineries beginning with Chateau Paloumey on the Left Bank. This small winery has had a long history in the Medoc region however it wasn’t all wonderful.  Back in the 1950’s the original owners abandoned the vineyard due to rising costs and it wasn’t until 1990 when it was purchased by the Cazeneuve family that it became a fully functioning winery once again.

As you know, we offer lunch at a gastronomic or a gourmet restaurant close to the vineyard of your choice… but did you know you could also go for a picnic?At this time of the year, the weather is perfect in Bordeaux! Warm (but not too much) and sunny! What better option than to take this chance to enjoy this weather in some beautiful French vineyards? Don't worry; it's not just a simple sandwich… no, it's much fancier than that! We'll have the classic picnic stuff, fresh cheeses, duck foie gras, rillettes, smoked duck breast, sardines, organic chips, tapenades etc., all locally produced, of course! The estate wine is

Our dear guests: Due to the unexpected situation we’re operating with a limited team and will not be operating tours until May 11th the earliest. We will keep you updated as soon as we receive more information from the government.We are available by email at are working hard on saving Bordeaux With Elodie and the jobs of our wonderful guides; we encourage you to start booking tours for 2021, it is a great way to help us survive.We thank you for your patience, as it may take a little longer than usual for us to reply. Stay safe and healthy.We can’t wait to see you again in Bordeaux.Elodie