Bordeaux and Burgundy are both wine regions in France—and these terms refer to wines from those places. It can be confusing, but labeling laws vary around the world, and in Europe, wines are referred to by their geographic origin. Bordeaux and Burgundy (and Chianti and Champagne, among others) can only be used refer to wines from those regions.
Is Burgundy and Bordeaux the same wine?
Bordeaux wine is a wine produced in the Bordeaux of southwest France. The Bordeaux wine is also called claret in England, but they are referring to the same wine. Is Burgundy wine dry or sweet?
Should you avoid Bordeaux and Burgundy?
And in a way, it could be easy to “avoid” Bordeaux and Burgundy and still live a relatively fulfilled wine life. The wine world has opened up like K-Mart on Black Friday, and it’s both hyper-global and adamantly “local,” with decent to above average wines increasingly accessible.
What is Bordeaux wine called in England?
The Bordeaux wine is also called claret in England, but they are referring to the same wine. Is Burgundy wine dry or sweet? The character of the Burgundy wine is mostly dry, full-bodied and with complex earthy flavours.