Bordeaux wines: miscellanea

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La cité du vin (c) Instagram Laciteduvin

The City of Wine (c) Instagram Laciteduvin

Bordeaux will inaugurate the Cité du Vin in June 2016.

In the 1970s, Bordeaux produced more white wines than red wines.

Bordeaux is the 1st producer of Merlot .

22 bottles of Bordeaux wines are sold every second in the world.

Bordeaux vines are on average 25 years old.

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The Bordeaux Wine Festival will celebrate its 10th anniversary in June 2016 on the docks in Bordeaux.

There are 65 appellations in Bordeaux : so many typicities to discover.

6800 winemakers work each year to create unique wines.

Last born in Bordeaux, the AOC Crémant de Bordeaux celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2015.

AOC Sweet white wine in supermarkets: 1 bottle out of 4 sold is Bordeaux in December.

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Bordeaux wines (c) fanta_c shutterstock

It takes

1 vine stock to make 1 glass of sweet white wine .

Enjoy ! (with moderation of course)

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