Now in its third year, nearly 20,000 participants are slated to run the Bordeaux Marathon (Le Marathon de Bordeaux) this coming October. Runners take in views of Bordeaux’s historic city center, famous vineyards, and UNESCO world heritage site Bordeaux-Port de la Lune along the course. Unlike most marathons, the Bordeaux Marathon takes place at night, making for the optimal occasion to celebrate with a glass of wine after crossing the finish line. Appealing to an array of runners, the Bordeaux Marathon also features half-marathon and relay marathon events.
5 things you didn’t know about Bordeaux and German wines (surprising styles)
There is so much more to these regions than Cabernet Sauvignon and Riesling. (And even the mighty Riesling has a lot of surprises.)Read more
How to sip wine like a real Berliner or Bordelais
If you go by stereotypes alone, you might think there isn’t a lot that unites Berlin and Bordeaux. But there are quite a few similarities to the way both cities celebrate wine.Read more
The $20 wines you need for Thanksgiving
The turkey has been basting for hours, your kitchen smells amazing and – most importantly – your house is filled with family and friends: it’s time to toast Thanksgiving! Despite the myriad of flavours vying for attention on the traditional Thanksgiving table, choosing a wine for your full house of guests does not have to be tricky or leave you worried about your wallet. Thanksgiving calls for wines that deliver on fruity, autumnal flavours but that don’t overpower its turkey & gravy centrepiece. We’re also looking for wines to help your palette stay fresh because, let’s be honest, Thanksgiving is an endurance sport.Read more