Tag archives for Bordeaux

France’s Truffle Hunting Capital: Périgord

Search alongside experts, both human and animal, for precious, perfumed truffles in France’s earthy, secretive southwestern corner.

Europe’s Rising Star: Bordeaux

Visitors once just glanced over this UNESCO-listed city’s stately 18th-century squares and harmonious architecture before heading out of town. Now there are plenty of reasons to linger in Bordeaux.

Wine For All Seasons in Bordeaux

Bordeaux, my French family’s hometown, revolves around the seasons of wine. Harvest. Dormancy. Budbreak. Ripening. And whatever the season, there’s always some wine-related party, festival, or “open house” event going on in and around town. Here’s my list of the top yearly wine events, all within an hour’s drive of the city.