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Tasting the precious black pearls of Arcachon bay

Tasting the precious black pearls of Arcachon bay Arcachon Bay is only one hour away from Bordeaux. Known for its delicious oysters and “La Dune du Pilat”, the highest dune in Europe, only a few know that it is the place where the finest caviar is produced...

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Bordeaux cheers the Ryder Cup 2018

Bordeaux cheers the Ryder Cup 2018 Just one month to go before the Ryder Cup and the preparations are well underway to welcome this unique golf tournament on French soil for the first time ever. And it’s altogether fitting that the official French wine...

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Lacanau Surf & Golf Trophy 2018

5 good reasons to enter the “Lacanau Surf & Golf Trophy 2018” in September near Bordeaux (France). It’s the 4th edition of this unique amateur contest which unites surf and golf lovers. There is no other contest in the world where golfers and surfers get...

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How the Irish left their mark on Bordeaux

The Bordeaux area is scattered with Irish history, from the vines of the river valley to the streets of the old town itself.
By Lucius McPhilemy, the Irish half of the Greens & Grapes team. Lucius was born in Northern Ireland but now lives in Bordeaux.

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Greens & Grapes gets stamp of approval…..

Greens & Grapes gets stamp of approval.........   Created in 2009, the label « Vignobles & Découvertes » is awarded to those who offer quality products on the theme of wine. It  recognises the committment and contribution made by the businesses in the wine tourism...

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Michelin starred restaurants in Bordeaux and south-west France

There are some wonderful places to eat in southwest France. We’ve narrowed down your options by highlighting all the Michelin-star restaurants within reach of the golf courses we play around Bordeaux and Biarritz. Ask us to reserve you a table at any of these during your visit to south-west France.

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Best of Bordeaux 2018

As if a glorious golf course, wonderful food and world-famous wine wasn’t enough, here are some of the great festivals and events taking place in Bordeaux and across south-west France in the coming months. We can tailor a package of golf, wine and gastronomy to tie in with any of them – just say the word.

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The best Bordeaux wine experiences

Where to go, what to taste … Fear not! Here are some of the best Bordeaux wine-tasting experiences. We have about how to make the most of visiting our famous wine-producing chateaux here in Bordeaux. So now it’s time to put all that knowledge to good use. Enjoy! Top...

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The best of Biarritz – sun, sand and golf

Biarritz – home to the second oldest golf course in Europe – is a wonderful base for a golfing holiday. It offers a pleasant, relaxed seaside feel, combined with a sophistication worthy of south-west France’s premier holiday resort.

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Excuses to visit Bordeaux this year

As if a glorious golf course, wonderful food and world-famous wine wasn’t enough, here are some of the great festivals and events taking place in Bordeaux and across south-west France in the coming months. We can tailor a package of golf, wine and gastronomy to tie in with any of them – just say the word.

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Five reasons to visit Bordeaux

Five reasons to visit Bordeaux We may be a bit biased, but we think Bordeaux is the best city in the world if you're looking to combine golf, gastronomy and wine. Over recent years, the city has undergone stunning transformation and there is now so much more to the...

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Golf is booming in Bordeaux!

Our resident golfer Lucius, is loving the golfing scene here in Bordeaux. Originally from Northern Ireland, Lucius has been playing for many years and is thoroughly enjoying golfing French style which, he says, is more informal.

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