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Cognac- Bin 36 Class with Alexandre LeClerq from Maison Maxine Trijol

COGNAC Cognac, named after the town of Cognac, France, is a variety of brandy. It is produced in the wine-growing region surrounding the town from which it takes its name, in the French Departements of Charente and Charente-Maritime. For a … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras- “Laissez les Bons Temps Rouler!!”

Mardi Gras- a day of partying, parades, indulging in our favorite treats… but what is the history of this crazy, incredible day?  We need to go back in time and into the religious significance to learn the history of this crazy, incredible day. … Continue reading

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Picturesque Saint-Georges-de-Didonne

After a week of on and off rainy days, we took advantage of this glorious, Sunday sunshine and headed to the family’s summer home in Saint-Georges-de-Didonne. What a beautiful day it was! Saint Georges is a quaint little town. It is charming, … Continue reading

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Bordeaux Wine Industry- Key Players

Countdown to departure for Bordeaux is 2 days… still need to pack and tidy up some household things, then I can relax and let the journey begin. As I  prepare for my visits to the wine châteaux in Bordeaux, I thought it … Continue reading

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