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Exploring Wine Regions - Bordeaux France: Discover Wine, Food, Castles, and the French Way of Life (Paperback)

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Exploring Wine Regions - Bordeaux France: Discover Wine, Food, Castles, and the French Way of Life By Michael C. Higgins Phd, Michael C. Higgins Phd (Photographer) Cover Image
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Attention Wine Enthusiasts & Travel Lovers

This beautiful book is filled with stunning scenic views, amazing travel tips, and of course, only the best information on the most amazing wines from the Bordeaux region of France. This is the guide you have been looking for to help you with your travel plans to Bordeaux France, and your wine purchases from the region.

This is the same book as the eBook Travel Edition. Exploring Wine Regions - Bordeaux France is 494 full-color pages with over 950 spectacular photographic images This second edition explores Bordeaux France's top wine regions of the M doc (Margaux, Pauillac, etc.), Graves (Pessac-L ognon and Sauternes), Saint- milion, Pomerol and Fronsac.

The book is a beautiful coffee-table quality book that is also a detailed travel guide. It is packed with spectacular photography, entertaining stories and a very educational journey into exploring Bordeaux, with food and wine adventures in the cities of Bordeaux, Saint- milion, and a beach getaway on the M doc Atlantic Ocean. Included is a side trip to Cognac and a cooperage. Twenty-one weeks in Bordeaux France is at your fingertips after over three years of researching, during spring, summer and fall harvest times, working with people who are at the forefront of wine and wine hospitality; researching, writing, designing, and producing this spectacular book. It is a one-of-a-kind insiders-guide to Bordeaux's wine regions like never seen before.

If you have any interest in Bordeaux wines, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, or other Bordeaux varietals, and especially if you want to travel to Bordeaux, this book is exactly what you need. This book details all the information you need to travel to the Bordeaux Wine Regions: names, addresses, phone numbers, websites, email addresses, languages spoken, and more... of the wineries, hotels, restaurants and culinary opportunities. Also, numerous outdoor activities. Twenty-nine maps of the regions are included. Plus winemakers, agronomists, oenologists, sommeliers, chefs, and more, are included throughout the book. With each winery is the entire lineup of each ch teaux's wines.

This book is written for both the beginner wine lover and the advanced wine connoisseurs. Even if you did not drink wine, this book offers a variety of extraordinary experiences in culinary, cultural, and romantic outdoor adventures. The book starts at the basics of winemaking and the basics of what makes Bordeaux special in the wine world. And for those ready for more, this book digs deep into the micro-appellations and sub-regions and their special terroirs and characteristics. Innovative and cutting-edge oenologist provide their insight into making unique and spectacular wines.

Exploring Wine Regions - Bordeaux has 494-pages of beautiful photography, and in-depth education into the rich heritage of the French wine and culinary scene in Bordeaux France.

With breathtaking photography and personal commentary, readers are mesmerized by the Bordeaux world of wine, food and travel. Extensive resources are provided for wine lovers who want to know where to go, what to look for, what questions to ask, and how to understand complex answers. Everyone can learn how to develop a palate to appreciate the finest wine and food the French has to offer. Both connoisseurs and novices turn to this book series for insider information and inspiration. A must-have book for expanding your knowledge of Bordeaux and its wines.

About the Author

For more than 20 years, author, photographer, and wine expert Michael C. Higgins is the publisher of Flying Adventures magazine, a lifestyle travel publication for food and wine lovers who own and travel on private airplanes. As a private pilot, travel enthusiast, and food and wine lover himself, Higgins continues to live the story he's been sharing for decades. Between the magazine and this book series, Higgins has participated in some of the most extraordinary experiences. He has virtually done it all: from pruning vines, picking grapes, working alongside winemakers, to participating in blind tastings, food and wine pairings, judging Cru Bourgeois wines, and sharing many meals with world renowned winemakers, over countless hours, discussing everything wine. His time in wine regions add up to thousands of days and counting. And as an accomplished photographer, he has captured even more spectacular images of the wine world. Higgins has participated in many unique wine experiences, indulged in the most exclusive culinary affairs, been pampered in highly luxurious destinations and jumped into the wildest of adventures. His goal is to inspire his readers to join him in exploring the wine regions of the world and experiencing the unimaginable. Higgins has a BA in Commercial Art, an MBA and a PhD in Business Administration. He is a California native and lives in Pasadena, California.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780996966023
ISBN-10: 0996966021
Publisher: International Exploration Society
Publication Date: October 15th, 2020
Pages: 500
Language: English
Series: Exploring Wine Regions