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Bordeaux - And a bottle of red

Bordeaux and beyond, including Saint-Émilion, Sauternes, Graves and Médoc.

  • A mirror darkly

    [Place de la Bourse, Bordeaux]

  • Whispers of past glory

    The ruins of an amphitheater is all that remains of the once vibrant Roman city of Burdigala. The theatre once held up to 15 000 spectators.

    [Amphithéâtre de Bordeaux dit Palais Gallien]

  • Mellon

    This was once the main entrance into the city.

    [La Porte Cailhau, Bordeaux]

  • Quintessential France

    Overlooking the old market square, dating back to 800 AD after St. Emilion first came to the area.

    [Saint-Émilion]

  • The gate of Moria

    Behind me is the hidden entrance to the largest underground monolithic church in Europe.

    [Reine in Saint-Émilion]

  • Arches

    [The cloister of Saint-Émilion]

  • Into the light

    [Saint-Émilion]

  • Banzai

    Located in the famous Saint-Julien appellation, this is one of fourteen Troisièmes Crus. It was however bought by Japanese giant Suntory in 1983.

    [Château Lagrange in Médoc]

  • A noble rot

    This small village is famous for their sweet wine bearing the same name. The grapes are affected by a rot, causing them to become raisined which results in a sweet and strong wine.

    [Vineyard of Château d'Arche, Sauternes]

  • A noble rot

    This small village is famous for their sweet wine bearing the same name. The grapes are affected by a rot, causing them to become raisined which results in a sweet and strong wine.

    [Sauternes]

  • Barrel roll

    [Château de Ferrand]

  • It was the best of times

    [Brasserie Bordelaise, Bordeaux]

  • Splash zone

    [Girondins monument at Esplanade des Quinconces, Bordeaux]

  • Gothic night

    The cathedral dominates central part of the city, with oldest section being from 1096.

    [Cathédrale St-André, Bordeaux]

  • Blue on gold

    [Place de la Bourse]

  • Rails towards salvation

    [Reine on Rue Vital Carles, Bordeaux]

  • In vino veritas

    This impressive store connects five floors with a spiral staircase, surrounded by 15 000 bottles of wine.

    [L'Indendant, Bordeaux]

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