Starting in the north of the region, this guide explores the magic of Bordeaux, its grand chateaux and world-famous vineyards. Carefully planned wine routes, marked on detailed vineyard maps, lead the way through each of the region's main wine enclaves, and the tours can be followed as a whole or simply dipped into. Every section is complete with helpful lists of recommended wine producers, chateaux, hotels, restaurants and wine shops. Detours to charming villages and cultural sights that might otherwise easily be missed are another key feature. - Includes detailed, full-colour vineyard maps and wine routes to follow. - Recommends producers and cellars to visit. - Unveils the delights of the local cuisine. - Suggests local hotels and restaurants. - Highlights nearby cultural sights. - Series editor: Hugh Johnson.