The gastronomic scene in Bordeaux and south-west France is very attractive with some of the country’s most exciting cuisine coming out of our region.
After many years living abroad, one of our motivations to come and live in Bordeaux was the proximity with Arcachon Bay. Only an hour’s drive from Bordeaux, this place is my idea of paradise!
Update on measures related to COVID-19 in France, Spain and the rest of Europe.
‘La vendange’ is the annual harvest in Bordeaux. Harvest time is one of the most exciting times to visit Bordeaux – here’s why.
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.
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.
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:
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...
There are some wonderful places to eat in southwest France. We’ve narrowed down the options by highlighting all the Michelin-star restaurants within reach of our chosen golf courses in the region. Ask us to reserve a table as part of our concierge service.
Bordeaux to La Rioja - Top 100 golf courses in Continental Europe 2019 rankings of golf courses around the world are now available. We are so proud to see the progress made by our preferred golf courses from Bordeaux to La Rioja. When you know that there are over...
Bordeaux is one of France’s cultural capitals – and for good reason. Here are 10 super museums and galleries for your next visit.
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...
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....
It’s easier than ever to come for a gourmet and golf holiday in Bordeaux and south-west France.
The 2018 Ryder Cup will be played at Le Golf National in Paris. Here’s everything you need to know to get in on the action.
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...
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...
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...
A visit to La Cité du Vin is a highlight of any wine and gourmet trip to Bordeaux. Here is how to make the most of your visit.
One of the oldest traditions in Bordeaux is the annual ‘en primeur’ – or ‘futures’ – wine sales.
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.
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...
There are some wonderful places to eat in Rioja and Northern Spain. Here are some of the best Michelin-star restaurants within reach of the golf courses we play in the Rioja and north-west Spain area.
Wine-throwing festivals, summer jazz, traditional Basque cuisine, and wonderful golf courses. What’s not to like in Northern Spain and the Rioja region?
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.
5 minutes with … Christophe Chateau, of the Conseil Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux (Wine Council)
We chat to Christophe Chateau, of the Conseil Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux (Bordeaux Wine Council), about wine tourism in Bordeaux.
The exclusive Arnold Palmer magazine, Kingdom, has featured Greens & Grapes and golf holidays in Bordeaux in its autumn issue.
We chat to André Mourgue d’Algue, owner of the Grand Saint-Émilionnais Golf Club, about the magic of a golf holiday in Bordeaux.
It’s no secret that we think the Bordeaux region is the best place in the world to enjoy a golfing holiday. That’s why we’re doing all we can to help promote golf tourism in south-west France.
The Saint-Emilion wine region is steeped in history and tradition. We take a closer look at wine-making in Saint-Emilion.
Wine and golf holidays are gaining popularity worldwide, says the wine writer Tom Mullen in a new article on Forbes.com.
Bordeaux is a great city for family holidays in France. From beaches and animal parks to skating, here are some of our favourites kid-friendly things to do.
Five reasons you should take a golf holiday in France, including great weather, the wonderful food and wine in Bordeaux, and affordable tee times.
There are so many reasons to visit Bordeaux for a wonderful golf and gastronomy holiday.
Bordeaux is the Old World wine capital of the world and, and as result, it has a few rules of its own when it comes to wine tourism.
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...