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Swish accommodation

Swish accommodation

It’s not just the culture and history, or the golf courses that are interesting and diverse in our region. It also boasts a plethora of accommodation options to suit every style and every budget.

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How green are our grapes?

How green are our grapes?

Previously we looked at “how green are our golf courses”, we now take a look at how green are the grapes grown locally. We are no experts, but we wanted to share with you what our beautiful region strives to do towards preserving the environment when it comes to wine-making.

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How green are our golf courses?

How green are our golf courses?

With half of the world’s population currently on ‘hold’ due to Covid-19, nature is prospering and our consciousness for preserving it has never been so strong.
Before we golf again, we’ve looked into the different ‘eco-friendly’ initiatives taken by our local golf courses:

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Top 4 Films

Top 4 Films

Our top 4 films on golf, wine, gastronomy and tourism from Bordeaux to La Rioja.In these uncertain times of "lockdown" many of us are using this downtime to train, connect with friends, cook, and watch a good film. We wanted to share our selection of the best movies...

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Our climate : perfect and mild

Our climate : perfect and mild

Our climate : perfect and mild One of the best reasons to visit France is the weather. Long summer nights and pleasant springs and autumns make it possible to dine al fresco – soak up the atmosphere at a terrace restaurant, stop for a coffee in an...

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Bordeaux to La Rioja hotels….

Bordeaux to La Rioja hotels….

Bordeaux to La Rioja hotels: swish accommodation for the demanding golfer It’s not just the culture and history, or the golf courses that are interesting and diverse our region.It also boasts a plethora of accommodation options to suit every style and every budget....

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Tasting the precious black pearls of Arcachon bay

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 in the...

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Bordeaux cheers the Ryder Cup 2018

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 partner for...

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Lacanau Surf & Golf Trophy 2018

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 together...

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How the Irish left their mark on Bordeaux

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…..

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...

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Best of Bordeaux 2018

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

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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