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Bar a Vin

Closed Now: 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Open today: 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Awesome wine experience!

After a day of sightseeing in Bordeaux, and a lovely lunch of formage and charcuterie, stopped here... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pamela S
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
A real wine education

What a fabulous place! Lovely old building and fantastic, inexpensive selection of local wines. We... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1 cours du 30 Juillet, 33075, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 56 00 43 47
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed May 24, 2011

This is basically a super laid back wine tasting with a tasty tapas menu. Nice and quiet, the wine is very affordable and the choices are numerous...a great way to spend a hot afternoon! Oh, and the goats cheese platter is worth it.

10  Thank BethRandom
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I waited for half an hour for a table however we were happy to do so as we had read on reviews there is often a line. We were disappointed however because when we were finally sat down we were sent to...More

3  Thank Elise B
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the wine school and they offer wine tasting. There,s a large variety to choose from. Prices of a regular glass is between 1.50 and 8 euros. You can have half measures for the tasting They also offer a selection of cheese and cold...More

Thank tony b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a day of sightseeing in Bordeaux, and a lovely lunch of formage and charcuterie, stopped here for an early evening exploration of Bordeaux wine. This did NOT disappoint!! We arrived around 6 p.m. The bar was just starting to get busy. This place is...More

Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fabulous place! Lovely old building and fantastic, inexpensive selection of local wines. We went one afternoon and sampled local red wines with some lovely tasting dishes. The waiter was really helpful in explaining the various wines and their origins. We learnt more about...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here around 6pm on a Saturday evening and did have to queue for around half an hour for a table! But it was worth the wait and once we were seated the service was quick and good! Wines start from 2 Euro per...More

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic place to indulge in wine tasting, very cheap prices for fabulous wine in a wonderful location - see photos, an absolute must if in Bordeaux

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is little I can add that hasn’t already been said in other reviews apart from it’s worth noting that this place is subsidised by the wine producers and local Council to encourage wine tourism to the region. It is therefore not packed with tables,...More

Thank Blacksheep666
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic way to sample excellent wines that may otherwise be out of reach. Great service from knowledgeable staff who add to the experience. Ask them to recommend some wine. Evidently wine producers offer their wine at prices you won’t find elsewhere as a means of...More

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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were fortunate to be taken here by French relatives of friends at home. Very classy place with a wonderful selection of wines which were very good value. We also enjoyed a cheese plate and a charcuterie platter. If I lived here...More

Thank Mane48
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Located directly opposite the entrance to Tourist Office, in an impressive building occupied by the wine trade, this is a fantastic opportunity to try selected wines (list has 20-ish) by the glass (150ml) for between 3.50 and 8.00 each. Staff v. knowledgeable and helpful/friendly, we...More

1  Thank Lucasinnit
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

This place is an absolute must if you want to taste some of the best wine in Bordeaux- the staff are extremely polite, knowledgeable and most speak at least a little English. The platter menu is divine and the wine list delectable - I would...More

Thank Becci S
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