May 23, 2019

Jamon Jamon: Bordeaux’s tribute to Spain

Former Bordeaux rugby player, Franck Labbé, has enjoyed success in his second career as a restaurateur with Jamon Jamon and his tribute to the food and wine of Spain, which he ran as a pop up restaurant at Vinexpo. What is the background to Jamon…
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May 16, 2019

Bringing La Co(o)rniche Back to Life

La Co(o)rniche is one of the famous landmarks at the seaside resort of Pyla-sur-Mer in Gironde. Here owner, William Téchoueyres, explains how he helped restore and revive this famous hotel. What was the objective when you decided to rebuild La Co(or)rniche? My objective, when I…
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May 14, 2019

La Brasserie Bordelaise: a city institution

Nicolas Lascombes, owner of La Brasserie Bordelaise and seven other restaurants in Bordeaux, explains why he decided to bring one of the city’s most popular names to the Restaurant area at Vinexpo, run in partnership with CIVB. I ALSO WANTED TO HAVE A RESTAURANT THAT…
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May 7, 2019

Taking Vinexpo to the People of Bordeaux: La Grande Degustation

La Grande Degustation will open as a preview showing at Vinexpo on May 12 from 4 pm to 8 pm in the Palais de La Bourse in Bordeaux. It will be an amazing selection of wines and spirits from five continents and 20 countries. We…
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June 21, 2017

Julien Cruège on Bordeaux

Typical Bordeaux-style, the Julian Cruège restaurant is set in an attractive contemporary setting, with a terrace that is a haven of greenery in the city. Enough to whet one’s appetite for the tasty cuisine of Julien Cruège, with his contemporary recipes, and good value for…
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June 20, 2017

On the Banks of the Gironde

On a lovely terrace on the right bank of the Gironde, Julien & Marion Vergnolle, owners of the restaurant La Petite Gironde, offer visitors not only excellent cuisine, but also some excellent regional wines. We asked them to tell us a little more about their place.
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June 19, 2017

The “Etchebest View” of Bordeaux

The globally celebrated Chef, Philippe Etchebest, opened the restaurant “Le Quatrième Mur” in Bordeaux just under two years ago. We asked him what prompted him to open a new establishment here...
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June 18, 2017

Travellers’ Tips from the Black Prince

Pyrenean of origin, and passionate about cooking from an early age, Vivien Durand, a rather “laid-back” chef, picked up his first star at the Maison “Eguiazabal, le Bar à Vin” in Hendaye in 2013. The choice of Michelin had surprised at the time: he was…
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June 12, 2017

A Warm Welcome… From the Mayor of Bordeaux

Alain Juppé, Mayor of Bordeaux, is no doubt the best person in town to give a few tips on places to visit in this city when one has a little spare time alongside Vinexpo. We asked him for his pointers on the best places to…
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