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Château Pichon-Longueville – Pauillac

My second scheduled visit had me heading north to the area near Pauillac.  Classified in 1855 as a Second Growth château, Pichon-Longueville is a grand looking, castle-like building similar to those found in the fairy-tales I read to my grand-daughter! It boasts multiple turrets, … Continue reading

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More to Enjoy in Margaux

The ferry crossing saved me so much time that I arrived in the Margaux area with over an hour to kill before my visit at Château Lascombes.  I stopped in the little town of Soussons at Château Haut Breton Larigaudière, which has been classified “Cru … Continue reading

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My Special Places in France- “Home” in Jonzac and Ozillac

I am feeling quite French today…enjoying a glass of viognier with my lunch as I begin my many posts from my trip. I can’t wait to share my journey! Jonzac, my exchange student hometown from 1976-77, ingrained such warm, special memories in my heart. The … Continue reading

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Château Lascombes- Margaux, Bordeaux

The first scheduled visit on my “wine journey” through the Bordeaux wine region, was Château Lascombes in Margaux, which is an area on the left bank of the Gironde. Dominique Befve, Bénédicte, and Karine, made my visit a reality!  Merci beaucoup! … Continue reading

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All Good Things Must Come to an End…

My 2 week trip will end this Sunday. What an incredible journey it has been!!!  The visits to several of Bordeaux’s famous Grand Cru châteaux were informative,  delicious, and exciting! I was welcomed with open arms and hearts at the … Continue reading

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