You are using an old browser that may not function as expected. For a better, safer browsing experience, please upgrade your browser.

Log in Become a Member

The 23,000-hectare area in the southeast of the Bordeaux region lies between the Garonne and Dordogne rivers. These form the Gironde estuary through their confluence. The name "Between Two Seas" derives from the tide that flows inland from the Atlantic Ocean via the Gironde, which also flows into the two rivers. DFhe Entre-deux-Mers AOC area is only about 2,400 hectares in size. Only dry white wines are permitted, for which the predominantly clay and gravel soil is excellently suited. They are made from Sauvignon Blanc, Sémillon, Muscadelle (max. 70%), Merlot Blanc (max. 30%), as well as Colombard, Mauzac Blanc and Ugni Blanc = Trebbiano Toscano (max. 10%).

Voices of our members

Dr. Edgar Müller

I have great respect for the scope and quality of the wein.plus encyclopaedia. It is a unique place to go for crisp, sound information on terms from the world of wine.

Dr. Edgar Müller
Dozent, Önologe und Weinbauberater, Bad Kreuznach

The world's largest Lexicon of wine terms.

26,011 Keywords · 46,819 Synonyms · 5,324 Translations · 31,346 Pronunciations · 184,293 Cross-references
made with by our author Norbert F. J. Tischelmayer. About the Lexicon