The title says it all – "Bordeaux World Heritage & Its Wines."
The 324-page guide by Laurent Moujon, Bordeaux resident for 20 years, focuses on the city of Bordeaux in France, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and its world-famous wine regions.
Intended for English-speaking individuals, the guide provides excellent content on everything there is to know about the world's major wine industry capital. It covers everything from the history and heritage to the city’s exciting festivals. 120 pages are dedicated to the city itself and 200, unsurprisingly, detail great information on its wine. For those that want something more aesthetically pleasing, the guide contains hundreds of pages filled with color photos. In addition, the book touches the wine routes of the vineyards of Bordeaux, from the renowned Saint Emilion, known to have some of the finest wines worldwide, to Medoc, home to Bordeaux’s “Great Classified Growths.”
The four main themes mentioned throughout the book include:
• Accommodations (where to stay) – Everything from quaint, 2-star boutique hotels to deluxe chateaux
• Restaurants (where to eat) – From top gourmet eateries to local brasseries and wine bars.
• Shopping (where to shop) – Luxury boutiques, authentic craft shops and more. ‘
• Attractions (where to go and what to do) – Of course, sites of interest are included like the wine trail to St-Emilion, Pomerol, and Fronsac.
Wine connoisseurs and those planning on visiting the city shouldn’t think twice before purchasing this homerun.
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