M. Alain Juppé welcomes the ICB to the Hôtel de Ville

M. Alain Juppé welcomes the ICB to the Hôtel de Ville

Many thanks to Bordeaux‘s Mayor, M. Alain Juppé and his Adjointe Mme Anne Brézillon for their generous invitation to coffee and a personally guided tour of the beautiful Palais Rohan. We invited our friends, the international researchers of the University of Bordeaux, to join us on this very special day...
Rainy days and Mondays at the ICB

Rainy days and Mondays at the ICB

It’s been a very rainy spring in Bordeaux this year, but that hasn’t stopped the ICB from having fun! This month’s Flower Power visit on Monday to the incredible gardens of the Moulin de la Souloire in Saint Germain du Puch was well worth getting a bit...
ICB’s Uncorked!

ICB’s Uncorked!

The ICB wine-tasters and afficionados spent an entire day out of town with a morning visit to Château Doisy-Daene in Barsac for a fabulous tour of the vineyards and winery, followed by a generous tasting of Sauternes, Barsac and Bordeaux blanc wines. Next stop, the medieval village of Rions for a Michelin-rated lunch at the restaurant le Chaudron d’Anna, where simply everything was perfect! And to finish the day up, a walk through the village on a sunny afternoon made for yet another ICB outing enjoyed by...
A timely visit to Château Siaurac with the ICB

A timely visit to Château Siaurac with the ICB

The ICB feels so very lucky to have been able to visit and dine at the beautiful Château Siaurac in Néac shortly before it closes to the public: appellations Pomerol, Saint Emilion and Lalande de Pomerol for the wine tour and an expertly guided visit through their chais ending with a tasting; the “Jardin Remarquable” surrounding the château with its centuries-old trees in their colorful autumn coats; an exceptional meal in the private dining room and the privilege of visiting the gorgeous guest rooms upstairs !  An altogether perfect day for all ages...
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