Hotel de Seze
Travel Blogs from Bordeaux
... Worn out by the walking and the heat ,27 degrees today we head for the cloisters of and old abbey to enjoy some shade and a glass of ice cold Perrier.
We wend our way back to the B&B through the vineyards stretching as far as the eye can see and prepare for tomorrows journey.
We are able to enjoy a meal in a restaurant within easy walking distance tonight and whilst not as individualistic as yesterdays we had an excellent ...
... Saint- André, walk through a flea market, take lots of pictures, go wine tasting at a nearby vineyard. Basically we took Bordeaux by storm... no pun intended (keep reading)
7:00 pm- during the day we booked a wine tasting class at a place Kristin found was featured in the New York Times. It was a pretty ritzy place but we figured why not, and booked an appointment for this "can't miss" wine class. So just as we leave our "hotel" all dressed up for wine ...
... we took her and her bicycle on board and she joined us for lunch before we continued on to the next town where her husband was waiting to collect her and presented up with a bottle of wine for our efforts.
We were very surprised at the large amount of Aussies we met along the way. It certainly helps when everyone has there countries flags flying from there boat, ...
... many of their vats to large SS ones. Each vat holding 18,000L. In order to put these in, they had to lift the roof off and replace again. In 2010 they replaced their large oak vats with new ones, however four of these were of very porous oak and they leaked continually. They have had to take the manufacturer to court, and won, so they await their replacements.
... font-size: medium; line-height: normal; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: rgba(26, 26, 26, 0.296875); -webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(175, 192, 227, 0.230469); -webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469); -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; ">The classification of the wines began in 1855 on the L bank - Medoc and Sauternes only and under the rule of Napolean 3rd. It seems you can't change these rulings, but you can 'correct' them.
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center