Another great article on Bordeaux !

Top 10 wine bars in Bordeaux

Discover a great article by the Guardian with recommendations from local experts on the top wine bars in Bordeaux.

See where our very own Christophe Tissinier has to recommend for a nice glass of wine when visiting our beautiful city.

Bordeaux - French capital of wine!

Weekend des Grands Crus 2017

Do not miss the ‘Weekend des Grands Crus on May 20th & 21st

Wine lovers from all over the world will have the rare & unique opportunity to taste over 100 Bordeaux Grands Crus in the heart of the city. Indeed, the producers will present their 2014 vintage plus another vintage of their choice.

In the evening, take part in an exclusive Grand Cru dinner !! You will share your emotions with these Grand Cru owners in one of their châteaux. A different wine will be served with each course in order to show the diversity of Bordeaux Grands Crus.

On Sunday May 21st, choose between a selection of excursions into the vineyards of Bordeaux which include a special lunch.

Contact us for more details of this unforgettable event.

Seatrade Cruise Global 2017

Bordeaux Excellence will participate on coming March 13-16, 2017 at the Seatrade Cruise Global, the Cruise Industry's Premier Global Event held in Fort Lauderdale.

It is the only event bringing together every facet of the business including cruise lines, port destinations and travel agents from around the world.

Find us on French Pavilion, on French Atlantic ports booth. Our cruise specialist and General Manager, Christophe TISSINIER (cell +33 (0)7 86 52 20 69) will attend this event for the 17th year. He will be happy to share our shore excursion expertise in ports of Bordeaux, St Jean-de-Luz-Bayonne, La Rochelle, as well as Brittany and Normandy ports.

Besides being partner with numerous cruise companies trusting our services, Bordeaux Excellence is also proud to be a Virtuoso preferred on-site member.

Michel Guérard celebrates lean cuisine at Les Prés d’Eugénie

Les Prés d'Eugénie - Michel Guérard

The South West of France is particularly well known for its gourmet cuisine. But there is one place that is very attentive to those looking for something lighter!

So come & experience Les Prés d'Eugénie - Michel Guérard​ located not far from the Pyrenees mountains as they celebrate 40 years of 3* cuisine.

Therefore, you will be enchanted by the location with its charming & elegant hotel, the fabulous dining and also by the spa & the cooking school.

Contact us for more details.

Michelin Guide Results 2017

Bordeaux under the stars !

Not 1, not 2 but 3 new 2* restaurants in the Bordeaux region revealed this morning ! Bravo to Le Pressoir d'Argent, l'Hostellerie de Plaisance & La Grande Maison by Pierre Gagnaire...

Also congrats to Logis de la Cadène in Saint Emilion for their first star...well deserved!!!

Bordeaux really is the wine & dine destination!!!

Travel & Leisure - Bordeaux

"Bordeaux Is Changing—for the Better"

A great article has been published by Leisure & Travel on the development of Bordeaux as well as the Vineyards since the refurbishment of the city! Bordeaux is definitely the place to visit this year. Link here

Opening of the MECA in Bordeaux in 2018

Can't wait until next year to see the opening of the MECA in Bordeaux

An ultra modern cultural centre located along the river south of the city will open in September/October 2018. With an exhibition space of 1120m², this centre will regoup one of France's most important collection of art. Designed by Bjarke Ingels, this modern building will be another wonderful contrast with the 18th Century archtiture creating a unique cityscape.

Another international reward for Bordeaux!

Bordeaux, the place to go in 2017 !

The city of Bordeaux is again listed #1 place to visit in 2017 !!! But this time by the LA Times who has included Bordeaux in their list of ’17 Destinations to visit in 2017’- Considering the location as THE place to visit for food & wine… There has never been a better time to visit the region of Bordeaux!!!

Opening of Lascaux IV

The Lascaux IV project opened its doors on Dec. 15th 2016

The facsimile reproduces nearly the whole Lascaux cave. Located just a few meters from the original site & just 500m from the village of Montignac, this replicate used brand new image technologies & virtual mediation. The 3D images will offer visitors an amazing experience - a must-see for travelers visiting the South West of France!!!

See you next year - AmaWaterways

AmaWaterways - 2016

The 2016 inaugural season of AmaWaterways river cruises on the Bordeaux vineyards region ended last week after a great season!

We would like to thank AmaWaterways & its team for this rich partnership! Thank you to the many guests who visited our ports and to all our partners (chateaux, guides, drivers, etc) for this great teamwork!

We are now getting ready for the 2017 adventure.  Starting March 29th- to welcome you onboard the Amadolce and of course on shore !