The Cuisine of Bordeaux 

While Bordeaux is most famous for its wine there are three dishes I am told one must try when in Bordeaux; oysters, duck, and canales. Interestingly, these three dishes can be a three course meal.    Did you know that Bordeaux is the oyster capital of Europe? Well, I did not know this prior to my visit and I have no facts to back up … Continue reading The Cuisine of Bordeaux 

The Village of Saint Emilion

Visiting the village of Saint Emilion in a great way to break up the day in between visiting wineries. The hilly cobblestone streets provide a good walk to burn off all that wine. There are neat little shops, cafes, and historic buildings. You can also stop in at the tourist office to learn about the various guided tours of the village. Here are some pictures … Continue reading The Village of Saint Emilion