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Bordeaux: The Smart Traveller's Wine Guide

Bordeaux: The Smart Traveller's Wine Guide

A pocket guide to Bordeaux for the wine-interested tourist

By (author) Georgie Hindle


Publishing 9th Sep 2024
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    • A new series aimed at a cultured traveller who wants to visit some wineries and vineyards as part of a trip to a famous wine region
    • Perfect for people with different levels of wine knowledge
    • Top vineyards to visit, top restaurants and wine bars across the region, written by locals
    • Explains the main wine styles and the regions' top grapes
    • Vintage guide and help with wine lists
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    A handy and stylish pocket guide to Bordeaux, The Smart Traveller’s Wine Guide covers everything you need to know about the world’s greatest wine region, from its centuries-long history and the geography of its famous wine appellations, to where to get the best steak frites in the city of Bordeaux. This is a guide written by wine experts for the wine-interested tourist. Everything about this complex region is covered: the difference between St Emilion and Pomerol, wine routes to take you past the legendary châteaux of the Médoc, how to read a Bordeaux wine list. The Smart Traveller’s Wine Guide series is written in collaboration with Club Oenologique, with comprehensive listings of restaurants, hotels, cafés and bars, points of wider cultural interest such as art galleries and museums, which châteaux you can visit, Bordeaux winemakers’ favourite restaurants and more.

    About the Author

    Georgie Hindle is the Bordeaux correspondent for Decanter magazine and editor of Decanter Premium. She joined Decanter as deputy online editor in 2011; over the next decade she travelled regularly to Bordeaux, in 2019 becoming regional editor for France, overseeing Decanter's global fine wine content. She moved to France in 2021.

    Academie du Vin Library
    Publish date
    9th Sep 2024
    Paperback / softback
    World excluding Australia
    178 mm x 115 mm
    192 Pages
    100 colour
    Name of series
    The Smart Traveller's Wine Guide
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