Articles tagged with the word "left bank":

Bordeaux wine tourism, part 3 – the left bank

Published on April 8, 2010

The Médoc – Bordeaux’s left bank – is a largely unprepossessing landscape made beautiful and dramatic by pristine row upon row of vines, carpeting the grounds of classic and charming châteaux. And it is remarkably recently that this most traditional of wine regions has begun to embrace wine tourists.

Bordeaux and cabernet sauvignon

Published on September 14, 2009

Cabernet sauvignon is the kingpin grape variety in Bordeaux, even though much more merlot is planted in the region. It provides the backbone and core of the region’s wines, and has led to plantings all over the wine-producing world. But cabernet sauvignon is not simply cabernet sauvignon.

Bordeaux basics

Published on May 23, 2009

Concise introduction to the world’s most highly reputed wine region.

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