Free travel apps for Bordeaux wine fans

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    Free travel apps for Bordeaux wine fans

    Bordeaux Wine Trip is a new free app for smartphones and tablets with travel information for the Bordeaux wine region in France. The app is available in English, French and Chinese. With the help of  geolocalization or by choosing a specific theme (wine bars, castles, wine initiations, …) this app helps the visitor to better orient themselves in Bordeaux. The component SmartBordeaux helps Bordeaux wine lovers to identify wines and obtain information about the Bordeaux wine region. The apps can be downloaded in the app stores […]

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