Various Bordeaux Articles to help you Understand Bordeaux Wine

Bordeaux WIne Topics

This page offers a wide variety of articles to help you understand everything you need to know about Bordeaux wine.

If you do not know by now, after spending time reading different pages The Wine Cellar Insider, Bordeaux is the wine region that receives the most coverage. It’s not secret, that while I love, drink and own many different types of wine that are produced in a myriad of different styles, Bordeaux is my favorite wine. In fact, it was a bottle of Bordeaux that got me hooked me on wine all those years ago! I still remember that afternoon and the bottle like it was yesterday. Shortly after discovering my palate really loved the textures, aromatics and sensations provided by the best wines of Bordeaux, I began purchasing books, subscribing to magazines, joining wine tasting groups and taking wine education classes to help me know, learn, discover and understand more about Bordeaux and its wine.

In many ways, wine appreciation is quite simple. You like a wine or you don’t. At the end of the day, that is really most of what there is too know. If you’re the curious type, perhaps you begin to explore and learn more about the wine regions and the people producing the wines that move you. Hopefully, if you spend a little time looking at all the various pages and articles linked on this page, you’ll gain a better understanding about Bordeaux, the terroir and soil of Bordeaux, the various vintages and the effect on the wines and wine style, and even some of the history that helped shape Bordeaux.

Bordeaux is a massive wine region producing close to 75 million cases of wine per year! However, at The Wine Cellar Insider we probably focus on about the top 3% of all the wines produced in Bordeaux. Bordeaux comes in a myriad of styles that range from simple, easy to drink charmers to some of the most complex, age worthy and seductive wines on the planet.

There are a multitude of reasons for the diverse array of Bordeaux wines. Most of the differences start with the terroir, or the soil. You also need to factor in vintage variation, the type of grapes used, the yields, age of of the vines, vinification, vineyard management and desires of the vigneron. And that’s just for starters.

As we mentioned earlier, by reading the articles on this page that cover many of the most important topics on Bordeaux wine, hopefully you’ll discover more about why Bordeaux has been the most important, influential and collectible wine region in the world for close to 300 years.

All the Best Bordeaux Wines, Wineries and Winemakers

  • The Best Bordeaux Chateaux, Wines, Wineries
  • The Terroir, Soil and Climate in Bordeaux
  • Bordeaux 101, Complete Beginners Guide to Bordeaux
  • History of Bordeaux
  • Classification of Bordeaux Wine
  • Bordeaux Appellations Guide
  • Small, Lesser Known Bordeaux Appellation Guide
  • Guide to Bordeaux Wine Grapes
  • All About White Bordeaux Wine
  • Production Facts, Figures for Bordeaux Wine
  • The Vineyards, Grapes, and Appellation Laws for Bordeaux and France
  • The Taste of Bordeaux Wine

  • Taste Character and Style of Bordeaux Wine
  • How to Taste Bordeaux Wine Like a Professional
  • Tasting Collecting Understanding Mature Older Bordeaux and Other Wine
  • When Should you Decant Bordeaux Wine?
  • How to Visit Bordeaux and Where to Eat and Sleep Once You are There!

  • How to visit Bordeaux Chateau and Wineries
  • Where to Eat in Bordeaux
  • Where to Stay in Bordeaux
  • Things to See and Do in Bordeaux Other Than Wine
  • Collecting and Cellaring Bordeaux Wine

  • Guide to Cellaring, Storing and Aging Bordeaux Wine
  • Advice for building a great Bordeaux wine collection for pleasure or investment
  • How to Make Wine in Bordeaux

  • How to make Red Bordeaux Wine and White Bordeaux Wine
  • Bordeaux in the Marketplace Today

  • Negociants, Courtiers and En Primeur Bordeaux
  • Complete Guide to Bordeaux and China
  • The Future of Bordeaux Futures after the 2010 Campaign
  • Bordeaux Wine Sales in China. What Happens next?
  • Problems with Bordeaux Wine

  • How to Recognize a Corked Bordeaux Wine
  • Premox in White Bordeaux Wine
  • Everything you need to know about Re-Corking Bordeaux Wine
  • Bordeaux Wine Food Pairing with Nutritional and Health Analysis of Bordeaux Wine

  • Best tips for pairing Bordeaux wine and food
  • Health and Nutrition Facts for Bordeaux Wine
  • Various Bordeaux Topics

  • Bordeaux Wine Ratings Discussed Along With Reasons for Rating Bordeaux Wine
  • Maps of the Bordeaux Wine Region
  • How to Read a Bordeaux Wine Label
  • Guide to Kosher Bordeaux Wine