♦ More Bordeaux…Merci, Uniworld ♦

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 Magnifique! Fantastique! Merveilleux! Délicieux!

The past weeks have been …practically indescribable! Starting with a visit to Sauternes…

Visiting biodynamic Chateau Guiraud for an informative tasting, then on to Chateau Royal de Cazeneuve where we are greeted by Queen Margot and Henri IV and treated to an exquisite lunch paired with Sauternes…

Chateau Guiraud

Chateau Royal de Cazeneuve

Sauternes wine pairing lunch

On to The port of Paulliac and the land of Medoc where we visit Le Chateau Du Tertre and learn about Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon…

Le Chateau Du Tertre

On to Blaye Fortress and in the afternoon a special “rendezvous-vous chez Remy Martin cognac”…

Chez Remy Martin Cognac…

And there’s more! We must visit St. Emilion, oui? Picturesque, charming, and elegant…and, of course, a wine tour/tasting. 

We visit Chateau Soutard where it’s all about Merlot…

Strolling St. Emilion

Elegant wine shops…

Local charm

Chateau Soutard

We sail on to Libourne where we explore their local market- One of my very favorite things to do when I travel-and this one does not disappoint!

Market day in Libourne

And one more chateau this afternoon, Chateau Abzac, where we are greeted by Baron d’Anglade. The chateau husband and his family since 1796.

Baron d’Anglade welcomes us to Chateau d’Abzac

The last day is a  very special excursion to Arcachon and the extraordinary dunes of Pyla and then an extraordinary 5-star lunch!

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Exploring Bordeaux and this exquisite corner of France with Uniworld has been a dream fulfilled!

Fairy tale châteaux, spectacular vistas of vineyards… Meeting and enjoying locals and all while being  luxuriously spoiled in every way imaginable – starting with my beautifully appointed stateroom and splendid amenities to the scrumptious and sumptuous culinary delights and a professional staff extraordinaire!!

OOOlala indeed! My adventure started as a solo but after 8 days I made so many lovely acquaintances and new friends! Perfect, oui?

All of this and more…Yes, much more!!! 

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It’s time to leave Bordeaux but the memories are indelible. I will definitely be sharing much more about my unforgettable time here when I return home…but first, I’m off to Italy and back to Puglia where another fabulous time awaits…

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Truly, I wish you were here! Maybe 2018 will be the year?

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4 Responses to ♦ More Bordeaux…Merci, Uniworld ♦

  1. Ooh la la indeed! What an amazing time you must have had. An area we would like to travel to for sure! Will be in touch about our next spring trip to you know where! Enjoy Puglia, as I know you will!

    • Phyllis! I’ve missed you! Thought of you & Joe who love good food & vino 😉🍷! Truly, you should put Bordeaux on your short bucket list-definitely a place you would enjoy.
      Next spring, hmmm 🤗? Wish you were joining me!
      Abbraccione 🙋🏻

  2. Gorgeous, absolutely gorgeous photos! What a fabuleux experience. Looking forward to reading more. Enjoy Puglia!

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