Bordeaux, France is undoubtedly one of the most wine-centric destinations on Earth. People from around the world flock to this port city on the Garonne River to sample the wines from the region and visit the area’s nearby vineyards.
The capital of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region is known for being expensive, especially for wine lovers. However, what if I told you that the city’s best wine bar isn’t only full of delicious local creations, but is also economical and completely affordable?
Le Bar à Vin, located in the heart of the center of the city, is the number one wine bar that any visitor to Bordeaux must-see due to its wide selection of wines, its affordability, and the one-of-a-kind atmosphere that you will find there.
Formed as part of the headquarters of the Bordeaux Wine Council, with which it shares a building, the bar’s mission is to train young sommeliers and present Bordeaux wines to visitors from around the world. These sommeliers do a fantastic job of explaining the choice of wines available to guests.
A huge selection of reds, whites, and sparkling wines are available, from the everyday to the world-class, all of which are typically under 6 euros per glass.
In short, this wine bar is an obligatory stop for anyone visiting Bordeaux. Wine lovers, rejoice! You’ve found a new favorite place to enjoy a glass of some of the world’s top wines.