Definition for bordeaux (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for bordeaux
Mondavi also realized the value of coaxing trophy names from Bordeaux into opening wineries in Napa.
Both produce some wines good enough to challenge the well-bred conceits of wine makers in Burgundy and Bordeaux.
In 1982 he helped to persuade a rising superstar of Bordeaux, Christian Moueix, to make wine in Napa under the label of Dominus.
Perhaps thanks to the surf and turf and the stellar Bordeaux and Sauvignon Blanc, there were no lost tempers.Up To A Point: My Problem With People Who Agree With Me|P. J. O’Rourke|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Claret, now synonymous with fine red Bordeaux, derives from the Latin word for “clear” and “pale-colored.”
Pierre Eyquem, the father, had filled many important municipal offices at Bordeaux.A Short History of French Literature|George Saintsbury
Bordeaux Mixture: a mixture invented in Bordeaux, France, to destroy disease-producing fungi.Agriculture for Beginners|Charles William Burkett
These verses must have been written between 1608 and 1617, the period when Cameron was at Bordeaux.
The first of these had been successfully accomplished in a flight of twenty-four hours' duration from Paris to Bordeaux.The Dominion of the Air|J. M. Bacon
With the possible exception of Bordeaux, in recent years they have been rather sadly neglected ports.With the Doughboy in France|Edward Hungerford
British Dictionary definitions for bordeaux (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for bordeaux (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for bordeaux
1560s, type of wine imported from the city in southwestern France. Its name is Roman Burdigala (1c.), perhaps from a Celtic or pre-Celtic source the sense of which has been lost.
Culture definitions for bordeaux
Port city in southwestern France.