Bordeaux has been one of the largest and most famous wine-growing regions in the world for centuries and was even officially classified by Napoleon. This southwestern French wine region produces the most exclusive wines in the world, including the very pricey Château Pétrus. Wines from good vintages can be kept for decades. The region has a large number of famous wineries, including Château Mouton-Rothschild, Château Latour and Château Margaux.