Bordeaux Reborn

The once-sleepy wine capital awakens with a new culinary and travel landscape
Robert Camuto
Issue: March 31, 2013

In little more than a decade, Bordeaux has undergone France's most dramatic makeover. The city's chic pedestrian-only streets are bustling, while boutique hotels, restaurants and wine bars cater to a broad range of tastes. An influx of cooking talent has spilled over into the wine country, from Margaux to St.-Emilion. Simply put, Bordeaux—both the city and wine region—is reclaiming its place as a world wine capital that lives up to its storied reputation. The result is a sweet spot for wine travel that mixes modernity with tradition. Wine Spectator's Robert Camuto has the scoop.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands February 26, 2013.

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