Bordeaux

On The Médoc Route

And then a very par hasard thing occurred. Just after M guided the Fiat into an available spot (The Baron of Brooklyn never learned how to drive a stick and as you know automatic rentals in Europe are expensive and rare) a car pulled up alongside and very close. The driver was a very charming bordelaise of un certain age who counseled us on the beauties of Bordeaux, Cap Ferret and of most immediate benefit: where to have lunch.

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Saint-Emilion to Chateau Mirambeau

St. Emilion is an internationally recognized fine Bordeaux wine made from Merlot and cabernet franc grapes. It is also a medieval village perched atop a hill on the Right Bank of the Garonne. 

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La Belle Bordeaux

Under the direction of Mayor Alain Juppé, Bordeaux has become much more than just fine wines.

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