Maison du Vin de Bordeaux
École du Vin
Serious students of the grape can enrol at the École du Vin, within the Maison du Vin de Bordeaux (Bordeaux House of Wine), across the...
École de Cuisine au Chapon Fin
If you need some food to go with all that wine, sign up for one of Nicolas Frion’s highly regarded half-day cookery courses at theÉcole...
Bar du Vin
When in Rome do like the Romans, and when in Bordeaux drink wine in wine’s Holy of Holies. The ultrastylish but very accessible Bar du...
Opened in 1966, this unpretentious place doesn't take reservations and it has only one menu option. But Bordeaux locals continue to...
Lonely Planet review
Bordeaux's greatest chocolate maker offers the gourmand a whole range of delicious specialties to take home: chocolate Bordeaux truffles flavoured with liqueur brandy and grapes, fanchonettes (flaky pastry tartlets filled with pastry cream and covered with meringue) and tourny , a ball of praline. With its crystal chandeliers and carved moulding, the shop itself, which dates from 1826, is worth a visit.