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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.
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.