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City:Bordeaux

Saint Luce Festival of La Brède

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This event takes place the second weekend of December, the closest to the December 13th, the day of St. Luce.
The festival takes place every year since...1510.
More then 200 producers and street vendors display on their stalls traditional fare like duck, foie gras, pork, oysters, truffles, caviar, fine wines, champagne and "mauguette" (local culinary specialty prized by connoisseurs)
eyecandyWeb Site:www.labrede-montesquieu.fr/-Foire-de-la-Sainte-Luce-.html
eyecandyAddress:La Brède, Gironde
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"Planete Bordeaux","Planete Cooking" and "Oenology Club"

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"Planete Bordeaux" is an institution dedicated to Bordeaux wines.
All year round it organizes numerous events surrounding the wine, wine tourism, wine tasting classes, wines and foods accord, wine making, etc .
For more information about "Planete Bordeaux" check out also Three easy ways to do Bordeaux wine tasting when lacking time!
eyecandyWeb Site:www.planete-bordeaux.fr
eyecandyAddress:RN 89 – Sortie 5 – 33750 BEYCHAC ET CAILLAU
eyecandyPhone: 05 57 97 19 38

Pessac-Léognan Wineries Open House

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The "Open House" event gives wine and history lovers the opportunity to visit the "Pessac-Léognan" appellation wine chateaux, get to know their history and taste their wine.
Dates: December 2nd and 3rd 2017
eyecandyWeb Site:www.pessac-leognan.com
eyecandyAddress:Syndicat Viticole de Pessac-Léognan,
1 cours du XXX juillet
33000 Bordeaux
eyecandyPhone:05.56.00.21.90

Medoc Rally

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Every year since 1981 Medoc wine region hosts the "Medoc Rally" usually during the second weekend of December.
Date: December 9th and 10th 2017
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eyecandyWeb Site:www.rallygo.com
eyecandyAddress:Maison du Tourisme et du vin de Pauillac, La Verrerie 33250 PAUILLAC
eyecandyPhone:+33 5 56 59 03 08

Wine School of Bordeaux

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All year round the Wine School of Bordeaux offers initiation or advanced courses for all those interested in the wines of Bordeaux.
eyecandyWeb Site:www.bordeaux.com/uk/wineschool
eyecandyAddress:3 cours du XXX Juillet, 33000 Bordeaux
eyecandyPhone:05 56 00 22 85

Bordeaux Museums

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Bordeaux has several entrance free museums (free with the exceptions of temporary exhibits). Among them the Aquitaine Museum, Museum of Decorative Arts, Ethnography Museum, the Natural History Museum and the Botanical Garden and the Customs National Museum that is free only the first Sunday of each month.
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