Quality Suites Bordeaux Aeroport
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Today there is little to report of interest to a travel blog. I picked up some food at a nearby supermarket and then worked all day, casting an occasional gaze outside at the beautiful vineyards all around. This is some of the best wine country in the world. The most consistently sought-after and expensive wines are not far from where I am, in the Paulliac region north of Bordeaux. The most famous are Château Lafite-Rothschild, Château Latour and Château ...
... out bugs. Interestingly this very English word, bug, has now entered French (as bug or more français: bogue), meaning a software glitch. In fact the French have made a verb of the word, not only does a program have a bug, in French it bugs, in an intransitive way, so not in the sense of bothering you, though of course it does that too, but just in the sense of malfunctioning. So after fumigating, so to speak, the ...
... smothered in Basque-style tomatoes, onions and peppers. Despite the fish and chicken we chose, we absolutely had to have a Bordeaux wine. We took our server's recommendation and weren't disappointed. What was probably and average half-bottle of red wine here turned out to be one of the best I've every had although to be fair I rarely touch reds...but still. We saved the bottle.
There were so many dogs about in the streets--plus one on ...
... We walked past the big vats, some stainless steel and some (much prettier) wooden ones, then we walked down through the cellars with the rows and rows of stacked barrels, then got a pretty cool see-through lift down another level past the bottled wines cellar and went through to the best room of all... The tasting room! We got a try of I think it was three different vintages, which were all pretty tasty ('tasty'.. I'm such a wine critic!) then headed back up to the ...
... town centre as we blundered around.
When we found the correct place on the second attempt, there was not room to park. The Aire is meant to have space for 8 vans, but, when we arrived there were five well spaced out vans occupying all of the space. As we pondered what to do, a kind hearted English couple offered to move over slightly, to make room for us to get in. In ...