Ibis Styles Bordeaux Sud Villenave d'Ornon
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... then in true tourist fashion pop onto the tourist train for a meander around the vineyards and a potted history of the town. Lunch calls and we find a charming restaurant next to the old washing place in the town.
After a good lunch we set off for a tour of the Eglise momlith , catacombs and the heritage of old St. E himself. It was fascinating, but sadly no photographs were allowed. We the climb the Kings Tower for a panoramic view of ...
... that the business class in spanish is a group-project oriented class. And apparently its very obvious that my friend Kristin and I are foreigners because no one wanted us to be in their group. Our teacher basically had to auction us off. But lucky for the unfortunate groups that got us, our presentations, powerpoints, etc. don't have to be as detailed and long as the other groups (because I can't speak spanish well enough or something?). Or thats what I understood at least ...
... we took her and her bicycle on board and she joined us for lunch before we continued on to the next town where her husband was waiting to collect her and presented up with a bottle of wine for our efforts.
We were very surprised at the large amount of Aussies we met along the way. It certainly helps when everyone has there countries flags flying from there boat, ...
... visit and our first tasting at 1130. The chateau was built in the 18th century and in 1896 was purchased by a German family, who still own this today. The two sisters continue to run the vineyard, with the assistance of others. In order to be called a chateau all the grapes must be grown on site and all aspects of production remain on site. The chateau is on 100 hectares, but they are legislated to only be able to grow 30 hectares of vines. This is across the ...
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After lunch it was to a local wine shop for further red tastings. For me, red needs food, and I suspect this was more about wine sales ...
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