Author Archives: RusticVines

Bordeaux Wine : Saint-Émilion Village & Vineyards

Saint Émilion: a historic citadel, home to wines of historical importance 1300 years ago, a remarkable man- famous in his native Brittany for having performed many miracles- made his way south in search of a place where he might settle … Read More

Rustic Vines & Co’

If someone traveled to Bordeaux in a dream, they will wake up to astonishing blue sea, lush French countryside and most definitely a taste of the world’s best wines. And if someone was to travel to Bordeaux in reality, Rustic … Read More

Former Guide blends his passion

Expat Rob loves bikes. In 2016 he played an integral part in the development of our Bordeaux by Bike Tour which is a great 2.5 guided tour on beach cruiser bikes around the best sites of the historical city of … Read More

What’s NEW for the 2018 Season

We have never been more excited than now at Rustic Vines. Why? Because we want to show our worldwide audience the new tours we have created starting April 1st and explain why. Of course, we still have the tried and … Read More

Bordeaux’s Appellations : The difference between the Left and Right Banks

What many people don’t know is that there are around 50 Bordeaux appellations, each with their own particularities. These ‘AOC’ indicate the geographical origin and general characteristics associated with the wines. … Read More