Bordeaux Wine Experience Day 5: Right Bank


Day 5 of our Bordeaux Grand Cru Harvest Tour, again started with our standard French breakfast of delicious croissants, yogurt and fruit at Château Coulon Laurensac. Then we boarded the bus with our host, Ronald Rens, to spend this day in the premier Right Bank districts of Saint Emilion and Pomerol, where the terroir is [Read more …]

Bordeaux Wine Experience Day 1: Masterclass Tasting and Wine and Cheese Dinner


Now that we were in Bordeaux and checked into Château Coulon Laurensac, and given a welcome glass of Jean Louis Ballarin Brut, AOC Crémant de Bordeaux to get our taste buds ready for wine, we were ready to start our Bordeaux Grand Cru Harvest Tour, put on by The Bordeaux Wine Experience. The tour began [Read more …]

The Bordeaux Wine Experience


If you follow our blogs, you know we travel a lot. It becomes challenging to budget our travel dollars and do everything that we want to do. But every once in a while we decide to splurge. Our last big splurge was the International Pinot Noir Celebration in Oregon. What an incredible time. We walked [Read more …]

Exploring Bordeaux, France


Bordeaux France is one of those places that we always wanted to visit, but had never made it there. On this trip to France, we planned to rectify that gaping hole in our wine education (not to speak of our appreciation) with a few days visit in September during harvest. As we searched for touring [Read more …]