‘Are you a Bordeaux Expert?’ Quiz: Questions and Answers revealed & Immersive fun…

Here are the 12 questions and answers as well as links to the articles from which the questions were sourced.

This is a perfect place to immerse yourself in Bordeaux and work towards becoming a Bordeaux INSIDER – a real EXPERT while at the same time, you’ll feed that yearning feeling to be in France right now.

1. What is the name of the famous bridge in Bordeaux used by pedestrians and cyclists?
a. Pont Valentré
b. Pont Jacques-Chaban-Delmas
c. Pont de Pierreread more—Biking spurs urban Greening in Bordeaux

2. A ‘green wave’ swept France with the 2020 municipal elections. Who is Bordeaux’s new Green party mayor?
a. Pierre Hurmicread moreBordeaux Greening
b. Anne Hidalgo
c. Grégory Doucet

3. Which mayor of Bordeaux is credited with transforming the city in the 90s and early 2000s?
a. Jacques Chaban-Delmas
b. Alain Juppé – read more —Bordeaux: How far is too far?
c. Jean-Fernand Audeguil

4. What is a common nickname of Bordeaux?
a. La Belle Endormieread more —Bordeaux
b. La Ville des Trois Clochers
c. La Ville Rouge

5. What animal statues can we find in Place de la Victoire?
a. Elephants
b. Turtlesread more —Bordeaux secret and must know places
c. Swans

6. What was the Roman name of Bordeaux?
a. Burdigalaread more —Bordeaux must know places
b. Brigantium
c. Burgodunum

7. During the Revolution, where was Bordeaux’s guillotine located?
a. Places des Quinconces
b. Place de la Bourse
c. Place Gambettaread more —Bordeaux must know

8. When was the popular Cite du Vin constructed?
a. 2006
b. 2010
c. 2016read more —Bordeaux must know

9. In which unusual setting can one view a digital light show in Bordeaux?
a. a stone quarry
b. a WWII submarine baseread more —Bordeaux must know more
c. an abandoned factory

10. Sauternes is part of which Bordeaux wine subregion?
a. Gravesread more —Bordeaux
b. Médoc
c. Entre-deux-mers

11. Which major Bordeaux appellation can claim the widest drinkability?
a. Margaux
b. Sauternesread more —Bordeaux must know
c. Saint-Émilion

12. Which of the following is a classic pairing with Sauternes wine?
a. Boeuf Bourginon
b. Fromage du chevre
c. Foie grasread more —Bordeaux must know Sauternes


Firstly Congratulations on proving that you are wanting to become a Bordeaux INSIDER! That’s pretty awesome.

Now together, let’s IMMERSION in all that’s great about Bordeaux.

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Firstly there is our EXPERIENCE BORDEAUX Series: a diverse collection of articles about Bordeaux.

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Judy MacMahon

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