Best Of Bordeaux Week – The Food, Oh My Life, The Food!

For The Foodies, France, Uncategorized


The other 5 bloggers and I were in Bordeaux because we’d written something good about wine at some point. I have to admit that reading everyone else’s entries kind of made me shrink a bit, but that’s just my English inadequacy shining through once again. Obviously we were all there to get stuck into the great wines of the region, taking our photos and making our tasting notes as we went around. From my point of view though, one of the best things about wine is that it’s unescapedly linked with food. Me oh my, the food that week was amazing!

Best Of Bordeaux Week – Nice Horsey

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When I went to Bordeaux during Primeur week with the Millesima Blog Award crew, the boys and girls from Bernard Magrez’s wine empire were all there to look after us throughout the week. From getting picking up from the airport by our chauffeurs to getting to stay at the plush Château Fombrauge just outside of Saint Émilion, it was VIP all the way…which I could easily get used to! But for this week on the blog I need to shimmy it down to the top 5 things of the week, and one afternoon at Pape Clement really sticks in the mind.

Bigging It Up In Bordeaux – The Wine Geek Squad

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So last week I spoke about why I was in Bordeaux on this VIP trip of a lifetime. Before I crack on with what we got up to I thought a quick post on the other excellent boys and girls that were “blog winners” too. Then I don’t have to keep introducing them as I start banging on about the ridiculously cool (and sometimes daft) stuff that we got up to!

To Toma, Maddie, Michelle, Regina, and Jezzer, thanks so much for being top people and adding so much to what was already a phenomenal experience!

And to those of you from Millesima and Bernard Magrez who aren’t mention (yet), apologies, but there are just so many people to thank!  I will get round to all of you in the next few posts, I swear!!

Bigging It Up In Bordeaux – The Intro

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A few weeks back I trooped off to Bordeaux to enjoy my prize for winning the Millesima Blog Awards. I flew out for the 6 days of Primeur Week to have what turned out to be an incredible experience put together by the fine folks at Millesima and their partner for the awards, Bernard Magrez’s group. So much happened over the week that’s worthy of a chat that I’ll be winging off a few posts over the next few weeks, but for now, here’s a quick intro on how it came about.

Caught On Camera – The Primeur Week Highlights!

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I’ve got more things to write about my recent trip out to Bordeaux than you can shake a stick at! As one of the winners of the Millesima Blog Awards, I was VIP’ed all the way around Bordeaux for the week with my 5 amazing fellow winners, all looked after brilliantly by the teams at Millesima and Bernard Magrez.

Coming Up This Week On Please Bring Me My Wine

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Tough old week last week as a couple of bits of news knocked me and my annoying anxiety issue all over again. I’ll get onto that news some other time, but thankfully it only took 2 days to get my head back straight this time. That’s pretty big progress for me!