Origins of Wine Making in Bordeaux

Bordeaux has a fine tradition of wine making that spans several centuries and dates back to Roman times. A revealing verse by the Roman consul-cum-poet, Ausonius, provides clear evidence of vineyards flourishing in the...

History of Bordeaux Wines

Throughout the ages, Bordeaux wine has played the rôle of protagonist on the world’s wine stage. The region’s reputation for fine wine is unsurpassed and its principles of wine production remain, to this day,...

Bordeaux Wines

The Dream Vintage The wine regions of Europe enjoyed a virtually perfect vintage in 2005. Not least in Bordeaux. In the usual way, Bordeaux is always first cab off the rank with its annual "en...

The French Wine Market Today

The winds of change are wafting through the vineyards of Bordeaux. What amounts to hundreds of years of history, evolution and tradition are being challenged. The recent influx of excellent, inexpensive, fruity wines from the...

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