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Château Lafite Rothschild, Pauillac – France

Earlier this week, I visited Château Lafite Rothschild, in Pauillac, one of Bordeaux’s haute wineries (1st Classified Growth). The number of times that I had imagined its interiors, as I peddled through the hillside and sprawling vineyard, or stopped to capture the moment, are countless. As I feasted my eyes on … Continue reading

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Magasin Général, Bordeaux – France

Femmes: Troquez les bottines ou talons hauts pour les baskets, la mini pour le jean, et trouvez le juste équilibre masculin féminin relevé d’un joli brillant à lèvres. Hommes: Embarquez le skate et enfilez la chemise de bucheron sans oublier le pull réservé … Continue reading

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La Terrasse Rouge, Château La Dominique – Saint Emilion, France

Last Sunday, we drove to the Right Bank of the Estuary, to see Pomerol and to dine at La Terrasse Rouge in Saint-Emilion, which opened 18 months ago and seems to attract a growing number of devotees. We arrived at La Dominique. … Continue reading

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Côté Bastide – Aix en Provence, France

I have discovered and shared rare finds in Aix en Provence, and sadly realize over time that curated independent boutiques are often succeeded. This April, a stroll through the Mazarin neighborhood on the South side of the Cours Mirabeau comforted me. Welcome to Coté Bastide. Depuis plusieurs années, je partage mes … Continue reading

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Meet the artist : Christian Bonnefoi

Today, we discovered French contemporary artist Christian Bonnefoi, on exhibit thru March 15, 2015 at the gigantic La Base Sous-Marine in Bordeaux. The bleak and photogenic submarine base built in the early 1940s was instantly warmed by the colors and … Continue reading

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Pauillac one-hour walking tour #1, France

For the new season, I have a feeling health walks could be a tempting experience for our guests staying at the hotel. And what a better place to start, then by sampling it myself. Thus I designed a tour and loved it… Turn left out of the Château Cordeillan-Bages … Continue reading

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Port de Beychevelle – Bordeaux, France

Last weekend, the mild Fall climate of the South West called for a ramble by the water. We headed to the Port de Beychevelle, located in the Saint-Julien appellation of the Medoc and home to a Chateau dating back to the Middle … Continue reading

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