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Chateau du Tertre, Margaux-France

On a recent September morning, I drove along the picturesque and rolling Route des Châteaux from Pauillac to Margaux in the Bordeaux wine country, to reach Château du Tertre. This estate of 52 unbroken hectares of vine has since 1997 … Continue reading

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Meet the artist: Antoine Vincens de Tapol

Just back from the holidays, we kicked off the Winter season in the Bordeaux winelands with the opening of a new exhibit at Château Palmer (Margaux). “Balkans” is a series of photos taken using a Rolleiflex between Montenegro and Albany, by photographer Antoine … Continue reading

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Marathon du Médoc, France

Each mid-September, since 31 years, the longest marathon in the world kicks off, right here in Pauillac, near Bordeaux. Why longest, you may wonder? The Marathon du Médoc  is the official distance, except it offers a unique experience to its 8,500+ runners from 71 nationalities. Taste wine, oysters or other … Continue reading

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My bike and I, from NYC to Saint-Estèphe

Moons ago, I purchased my very first bike from a girl who lived in New York City and who was moving back to France. She had bought it from a boyfriend who departed for France a year earlier. I rode … Continue reading

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Pauillac one-hour walking tour #2, France

My first walking tour around Château Cordeillan-Bages sparked my desire to take another walk on the wildside – this time towards the Gironde (the longest navigable estuary in Western Europe). Heading out of the hotel, cross the mythical Route des Châteaux leading to Bordeaux (N2S: … 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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