Here we highlight the beginnings of the American exploration by the Frenchman Jacques Cartier from as far back as the 16th century. The men of the Enlightenment had a large impact on the American Independence from the English with the help of a young lad known as Marquis de Lafayette. Thomas Jefferson's brief stay in Bordeaux and American wine merchants dating from the 18th century. A leap to the 20th Century WWI where Bordeaux 'New Bassens' was entirely constructed by the American regiments as a supplies port to help the western front in 1917 till the end of the war. Bordeaux Châteaux owned by Americans and current investors !
The highlights of Bordeaux are a very important factor in the history of this city which is very rich in culture but above all in trade!