Bordeaux

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Wine & Champagne

Fine wine

Tasting jaunts by helicopter and bicycle were the start of an oenophile and his advisor’s journey to build a collection to savour. Jemima Sissons reports. Portrait by Richard Grassie
Wine & Champagne

Wine counterfeiting

After a series of high-profile legal battles shone the spotlight on rare-wine fraud, auction houses, wine merchants and wineries introduced more rigorous authentications – but is it safe to buy again, asks Michael Steinberger. Illustration by Chris Burke
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Restaurants

Vine dining

Grape expectations are more than met at a Bordeaux vineyard – and the cuisine certainly scores highly, too
People

A long weekend in… Bordeaux

Adventurous cuisine and aristocratic architecture make this southern French city as intoxicating as the wines it is known for, says Lee Marshall
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