First and foremost, you have to make the most of wine while in the wine country! During your visit to Bordeaux make it a point to tour the vienyards and sample the local wines. It is the second largest wine-growing region in the world and produces over 700 million bottles annually.
With a private car hire in Bordeaux you can enjoy the freedom to visit the various Chateaus around the city, such as Petrus, Margaux, Ausone, and Cheval Blanc.
Gastronomy has a very important place in the city, which is full of a variety of restaurants. French restaurants provide dishes from nearly every part of the country, but you will also find plenty of Asian, African, and Arabian spots as well.
Bordeaux has several distinctive flavors. There you can try eel fricassee, served with the flavors of lightly browned garlic and parsley intermingled, or shad fished from the river between April and June, and traditionally grilled over vine twigs. Bordeaux has delicious purple and green asparagus, which goes lovely with cep mushrooms, gently cookid with chopped garlic and parsley.
Bordeaux is well known for its expertly prepared meats such as tricandilles, pork tripe seasoned with garlic and a dash of finely ground pepper, royans, fresh-caught sardines - eaten raw or cooked over a wood fire, or the famous beef dish brazas beef entrecote, served during the "Beouf Gras" fair.
Take a wine tour, sign up for a Bordeaux Gastronomy tour, or just reserve your own and tour all the tastes of the town at your leisure.