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Travel Blogs from Reims
... century saw an explosive growth in Champagne
production going from a regional production of 300,000 bottles a year in
1800 to 20 million bottles in 1850.
Back in the car early on, and off to Epernay. By the time we got there, everything except restaurants were closed for lunch, so we found a pleasant place to eat lunch.
By the time we had finished, luckily our real reason for going was open - Esterlin. Our first ...
Moored up not far from the Norte-Dame Cathedral. It's where 25 kings were crowned. A sight to be hold! To see the Smiling Angel starring down on you with a shy expression! The other remarkable sight was the Mars gate and is the only ...
In the Champagne area, Ramo and I sought the fine product of independent wine makers! Difficult, as the shelves are still littered with the easily recognizable brands. But we finally found young Cyril, a sixth generation wine maker with a recent PHD on the subject …. and ready to describe and sell us his wares. A wonderful afternoon ... we used the WJB method of sourcing!
And now we are on to Scotland on Monday … hope the weather ...
... to talk with us before we left, he liked to talk and was very knowledgeable, about our trip North.
We left Courcelles les Arts at about 10.15am.
Our first stop along the way was Essoyes, the place Renoir called home for much of his life. As usual in France, everything was closed from 12 - 2 for lunch... no-one seems to work then... except a few little cafes. We ...