Bordeaux wine tours and Festival
The Bordeaux Wine Festival, or Fête le Vin as it is called by French people, is an international event open to the public held every two years. The festival is organized mainly on the river Garonne’s waterfront. On the Bordeaux quays, in the heart of this magnificent city, wine AND, food and culture lovers are invited to join the festival and discover the architectural beauty of the city, its exceptional regional products and the surrounding vineyards you can enjoy on Bordeaux wine tours.
There is a superb culinary offer on terraces, stands and stalls of local product. The main attraction of these festivals is the wine of Bordeaux, of course. In the wonderful Place des Quinconces, one of the largest city square in Europe, you can find 8 tasting pavilions where you can discover the 57 appellations of Bordeaux and the 23 ones belonging to the Aquitaine’s region.
Bordeaux wine tours are renowned all over the world. During the Bordeaux Wine Festival, you can experience almost a kind of a self-guided one, buying in pre-sales or directly there a tasting pass for approximately 20 USD. It includes a wine glass in its case with more than a dozens of tickets to taste some of red and white Bordeaux wines, which are among the greatest wines in the world, such as Pomerol, Saint Emilion and Medoc. With these tickets you can also experience some of the culinary gems of the area like the foie gras from Périgord, the Ossau-Iraty cheese and oysters from Arcachon in a cheerful atmosphere.
Visiting the Wine Festival is a great excuse to explore Bordeaux, taste its food and wine excellences and spend a great time in summer in this fantastic environment. Bordeaux celebrates what it does best with a fantastic festival. So… enjoy it and cheers!