Bordeaux Wine

The 10 Best online wine shops

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Traveller's guide: The Dordogne and the Lot

In the third of our six-part series produced in association with Footprint Travel Guides, Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls explore this tranquil region of south-west France

A glass half full – or half empty?

The châteaux of Bordeaux believe their 2009 vintages could be the best in living memory. But can that save the ailing wine industry? John Lichfield tastes the evidence

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48 hours in: Bordeaux

This fine city in south-west France now celebrates its riverside location, and offers an intoxicating mix of culture, cuisine and claret, writes Cathy Packe

British wine buffs rediscover taste for claret

Britain is rediscovering its 800 years old taste for Bordeaux wines. After a collapse in sales to the UK five years ago, exports of medium and higher quality red Bordeaux, or claret, are booming – defying the economic crisis which haunts other parts of the French wine industry.