Comprising of the Languedoc and Dordogne regions that boast an incredibly diverse landscape of gorges, meadows, vineyards, beaches, cities and ancient villages, the South West of France is simply made for being in the great outdoors.
The region of Bordeaux produces some of the best wines in the world. From every day table wine to some of the most prestigious bottles in the world, the average winery in Bordeaux produces more than 700 million bottles a year, making the region, literally, a wine-lovers paradise. With more than 8000 vineyards in Bordeaux
Bounties of Bordeaux Wine Cruise- Where else can you enjoy a self-serve wine bar on-board a barge? September may sound like a long way away but if your holiday in Bordeaux extends into September, and you are a lover of French wine, you may be interested in attending the Bounties of Bordeaux Wine Cruise 2011.
Taking place this year between 24th & 27th June 2010, the Bordeaux wine festival promises to be THE wine and food event of the year in France. Held every 2 years, the festival is set along the 2km stretch of the Garonne River waterfront a UNESCO listed world heritage site and features wines from 80