Mercure Reims Parc des Expositions
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... of WW2. The church was bombed, of course, and the fires were so hot that anything metal melted. They actually have gargoyles who had rivers of metal rather than water coming out of their mouths (pic 1). It was a really incredible reminder of the power of fire and the horrors of war.
There were a few of the giant statues that used to adorn the outside walls of the church in there as well. It’s easy to mistake their size when you see the church ...
... br> This means if you buy a bottle of Dom Perignon these days you'll still be buying an excellent bottle of vintage French champagne made from grapes grown from his vineyards around the village (it's only ever vintage); made by Moët. However you can buy other champagnes made by other producers using the same areas of vineyards.
For the economically minded among you... The production is controlled by regulation as to how much is produced per hectare per year; but this ...
... We had very, very tasty snails in the first course, then Paul had rabbit and I had lamb in the second course (also very tasty). Paul had a cheese plate, with a selection of sheep, goat, and cow cheeses. I had a dessert: bananas and chocolate in a filo dough purse. I thought it was good (not great), but Paul didn't like the plantain-style banana. We also had a bottle of excellent Beaujolais. Lovely meal, about three hours of good food and good company. Then back to the room for ...
... br> On our previous trips we spent some time in Normandy and were blown away by the historical intensity of the area. The juxtaposition of the casualties combined with the hopeful beginning of the end of the war stirred up a strong, emotional mix of feelings. Though it is much more
distant from our memories, the remnants of the trench warfare of WWI elicits possibly an even more heart-wrenching set of emotions. After nearly a 100 years, ...
... Rivalry with Burgundy
Pinot noir grapes
A strong influence on Champagne wine production was the centuries old rivalry between the region and Burgundy. From the key market of Paris to the palace of ...