Moulin des Ruats
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Via the Gironde the Hymer hurtled! Joelle was turning a very youthful, energetic
and joyous 60 and Ramo and I extremely happy to be part of the party.
French style entertainment is fantastic! The food, the magnums, the company and the
music! What a wonderful privilege to be
a house guest at L'venir for the weekend. The two-handed Atlantic sailors, Pat and
Michelle, stayed as well so ...
Out on the hustings by mid morning, staying over so no need to do a great deal today, that said we did have one of the more famous white wine regions in the world in our sights today. Chablis the region and Chablis the town and Chablis the wine is only 10 minutes away so that is our only plan today. Within the Chablis region they produce C******nay grapes which in turn makes up a number of different types of wines. They all depend ...
... the saviour has arrived so roll up my sleeves and get stuck in, well into the sampling at least. Not a doubt in my mind some of the very best French fizz going around. The daughter is 4th generation with her husband in the business, they have 14 hectares of vines with some in the Grand Cru area - this is a big deal. They produce on average 100,000 bottles each vintage and is all sold to very astute affectionados so none in the shops for the ...
... morning … the fare is sensational!
Hunting and gathering duties on bicyclettes or foot, were alternated with visits to caves, Carrefour and local markets and fromagerie vans in small villages.
Only five more days on board! The weather has been spectacular although rather cold. Our bateau is adequate with a fully equipped galley .... and thankfully ...
Our accommodation in Beaune didn't have a room for a third night as would have liked to stay longer so we called into Dijon to purchase a replacement IPad on our way towards Loire Valley. A huge super Apple Store was accessed by appointment so we had to wait round till 1.10pm to be seen!!!! Can you believe it? Unfortunately this meant the new IPad cost a lot more as we filled the time in shopping - first time really and there were some good end of ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed