On The (French) Road… Again

June 3rd, 2011 | Rachel

Just a quick update on what we’ve been doing.

After our tour of northwest France, we headed south to spend some time amongst the grape vines.  We spent the first night in the city of Bordeaux.

Somehow I ended up on a date with Justin Bieber.

I learned that the French put butter on their oysters… and have bars with automatic wine dispensers.

The next day we went to a large flea market in the middle of the city.  We found the honey badger, but he doesn’t care.

The main event, of course, was the wine.  We spend two days driving around St. Emilion and Medoc, touring wineries, and drinking wine.

As a special treat, May 30 was Steve’s birthday.  We celebrated by visiting two wineries and eating lunch and dinner at two particularly delicious restaurants.

Stay tuned for more!

2 Responses to “On The (French) Road… Again”

  1. Rob Candella says:

    If you haven’t done so already, you guys should visit Pavie, La Gaffeliere and Troplong-Mondot – these are some of the more approachable (and affordable) offerings from St. Emilion. Enjoy!

  2. Lisa says:

    I love St. Emilions!

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