Tour de France – Day 7 (Hermitage // Aix-en-Provence)

Grignan

Day 7 happened to fall on the first Saturday in July. Despite leaving Beaune at 8:30 in the morning, we hit traffic. We quickly learned that the first Saturday in July is when the entire population of Northern Europe descends upon Southern Europe, fleeing their gray, sunless skies in favor of the warm beaches and […]

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The best of Bordeaux

Chateau Margaux

Through one of Dave’s professors, we had an opportunity to visit Chateau Margaux on Thursday, which was truly a treat for us. Even better, they offered our group a tasting of their wines. As one might imagine, they lived up to their reputation, especially the Margaux (a Premier Grand Cru)— certainly something we would have […]

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