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Bordeaux Broken Down ‪#‬‬‬4: Appellations

In France, wines from certain areas can label themselves under the local appellation. It’s the French system of looking to ensure quality and standardising the production of famous areas. On the bottle of wine will be written Appelation D’Origine Contrôlée (AOC). It’s a way of telling the drinker that this has been made in a …

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Bordeaux Broken Down ‪#‬‬3: What’s Over on the Right Bank?

Half way through this quick look at the basics of Bordeaux and I swear this is the last geography lesson. I just always found it useful to know roughly where everything is, helps when you’re linking one place to a wine and viceversa. Recognise this map yet? So over on the Right Bank you’ve got …

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