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The best little Wine Bar in the world

What a relaxed place with Des and Clarissa, the perfect hosts. Fun, entertaining and knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Durban, South Africa
What a great tour

We did a wine tour with Les. What a wonderful way to spend an afternoon. Walking around town... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Tucson, Arizona
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

What a relaxed place with Des and Clarissa, the perfect hosts. Fun, entertaining and knowledgeable, what an easy way to spend an afternoon, or a morning for champagne and oysters.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We did a wine tour with Les. What a wonderful way to spend an afternoon. Walking around town, seeing a car collection, checking out apartments and drinking wine. Many thanks

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Scotland4ever110
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped in Blaye overnight on route to saint antonin noble value, see my review for the hotel. Upon unloading the bike it was time to explore the town...and just down a small street on the corner overlooking both the harbour and the old citadel was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rob R
Reviewed 16 December 2017

We stopped in here on a Saturday morning in search of a few bottles of local Bordeaux. We ended up spending well over an hour tasting delicious reds with the owner, Les. Les and his wife Clarissa are take pride in their shop and they...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Joe_King_traveler
Reviewed 10 November 2017

After reading the reviews on a recent river cruise through Bordeaux, I decided that this was a place that my wife and I should visit....After all, we love great fellowship, fine wine, and folks that care.....so after finally finding it, (AND BY THE WAY, THEY'VE...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank bwilson2017
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

in blaye all roafs lead to la cave...best vene for spectacular sunsets while sipping a glass of the best & enjoying a platter ...obv the creme de la creme is the vast selection of wines u can buy for yr cellar or ...just to drink...the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank eleniv312
Reviewed 29 January 2017

if you are looking for great hospitality and an in depth knowledge of the excellent wines from the region this is the place to stop and spend awhile, your host Les is a South African with a bubbly personality and is an expert in wine,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank david m
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Very good wine cellar, lots of choice and great to sit in and enjoy a glass or two. We had a plancher with wine for lunch which was very good. A nice English lad works there who was helpful and informative. Handy for us with...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank KentPalaceman
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We were in Blaye, France visiting the citadellle from our amadolce rive boat cruise and happened to stroll into le cave. I was quickly greeted in English by Leslie, a South African,very warmly. After a brief conversation about our trip and our interest in wine...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Y4851JVdavep
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stopped for Coffee , but what a lovely place .Very Stylish but in no way is it reflected in high prices. Friendly guy served us and if I am back in Blaye to eat I will give it a try

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank 896patrick
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