In En­tre-deux-mers

Bordeaux Wine Trip - - Contents -

Sit­u­ated be­tween the rivers Dor­dogne and Garonne, the En­tre-deux-mers re­gion is best seen by bi­cy­cle, along the Roger Lapé­bie cy­cle path and the CanalEn­tre-2-mers-à-vélo cy­cle route. His­tory buffs will feel right at home here: bastide towns, Ro­manesque churches, for­ti­fied mills and an­cient vil­lages are dot­ted all over this rolling land­scape dear to the heart of the writer François Mau­riac and the artist Henri de Toulouse-lautrec. To aid you in your ex­plo­ration of this all this her­itage, there are 10 wine trails that wind their way through this ter­ri­tory.

85 %of Bordeaux wine is pro­duced in the En­tre-deux-mers re­gion!

Château Bes­san - Ta­banac

At this Château, take a wine tast­ing in an in­ti­mate and se­cluded spot, la Ca­bane dans les Vignes (‘the cabin in the vines’), with the added bonus of an in­cred­i­ble view over the sur­round­ing vines. www.chateaubessan.fr

Wine tast­ing in to­tal dark­ness Château Cour­tade-dubuc Cam­blanes-et-meynac

When you are plunged into the to­tal dark­ness of the wine cel­lar for 30 min­utes, it’s im­pos­si­ble to know if you’re tast­ing white, red or rosé wine! Af­ter your in­tro­duc­tion to wine tast­ing and a tour of the es­tate, you go home with a bot­tle of wine from the Château. 1hr30, 49€ for 2 peo­ple. hu­bert­daron@cour­tade-dubuc.com

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