Domaine du Chateau de Barive
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... but a sister car was fitted with the original furniture and was on display. No pictures were allowed in the museum.
After a McDonald's lunch (apparently nothing else was open on Sunday), we stopped at "The Little Red Schoolhouse." On May 7, 1945, Germany signed papers of surrender in this building. The news was made public on May 8. This was the first of several surrenders that happened ...
... of making champagne. Known as the Grand Dame of Champagne, Madam Clicquot took over running the production of the champagne, being one of the first business women of modern times. In 1810 Madam Clicquot created the first vintage bottle of champagne (grapes grown from only one vineyards). Madam Cliquot created the first riddling table that allowed crystal clear champagne. We travelled down to the crayers (chalk tunnels) that were painstakingly hand dug in the 17th century. ...
... br> Someone came along in recent times and actually rebuilt the refectory and refurbished the cellars space under it. Those spaces are used now for meetings and events and performances. The grounds are really large and on a warm Sunday afternoon several groups were having picnics around the old ruins. It’s a great place for a picnic. I wish we’d known! There are some outbuildings, including the former abbot’s house, that are ...
... when they would work with the bottles. Because the bottles would sometimes explode and glass would go everywhere the staff used to work in these masks. Was a very flash site indeed. Afterwards we got to do a tasting of three different glasses and i am sorry Sandra, Renay, nothing really jumped our and grabbed us to say, yep that is a $200 bottle. After a couple of glasses of lunch time champagne on an empty stomach we both went for an oversized lunch and an ...
... to interest the boys. General Eisenhower of the US army was instrumental in the surrender but could not be present in the room at the signing of documents as there was no counterpart of similar rank from the German side. Having found the recommended restaurant was closed for refurbishment (!) and being too tired to walk too far, we ended up at a creperie for dinner and everyone enjoyed galettes for main and sweet crepes for pud along with some regional cidre - gout ...