"Basically I am a viticulturalist at heart, and my best moments are out in the vineyard."
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It is an area that has been growing grapes since Roman times and the source of some of the world's greatest Merlot and Cabernet Franc based wines.
Since this part of France is all about going culinary comatose, I set out to find the best places to blow your diet and make every calorie count.
Bordeaux/Burgundy: A Vintage Rivalry, is an excellent short book by Jean-Robert Pitte, who says that terroir, that principle sacred to French winemakers, isn't everything.
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