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... bedrooms. And outside is a swimming pool. Their son, two-year old Jules, was excited to show us his room as well as many of his toys- some of which this author thought it might be fun to play with himself.
We mentioned in an earlier blog entry that the grape harvest just recently ended here. Marie had been helping out in the fields with the chateau’s harvesters. A nurse by training, she has now begun a two-year ...
... je déteste cette machine!” He carefully reset the dial – I hadn’t placed it quite right – and he told me I had to be gentle – like a woman. “Bertrand, I’m a woman!” He smiled and went on his way.
Except in major cities, everything shuts down between noon and 2 pm, and in addition to Sundays, stores and restaurants in a given town close one week day per week. Here in ...
... unique experience it has provided them.
Being able to spend quality time with my two sisters and one of my favourite cousins in another country was great. And there really is plenty to do. Nolay itself is pretty, and many of the neighbouring towns and particularly Beaune are also attractive and historically interesting and their weekly markets are lots of fun. And on top of that there are the top class restaurants and of ...
... wine growing areas of France with Beaune hosting a famous wine school. Cate’s and my apartment last year and my hotel this year both sit on the edge of a small square in the middle of Nolay’s old section. Virtually every building on the four sides of the square is mediaeval. It is the cutest ancient square I’ve ever seen.
I arrived safely to Nolay and was very soon sipping wine with my family.
... and festivities unique to the area. Here we saw three of the largest wine presses we had seen anywhere. They are more than 2-stories high.
Continuing our search for Ray Walker’s wines, we stopped at a small wine tasting room, Caveau des Vignerons. Catherine had not heard of Ray but searched the internet while we sampled from her selections. No leads on whereabouts of our ...