Normandy, Day One

For those folks who are not following our travels on Facebook, I thought I’d post a batch or two of photos from each leg of the trip. So far, we’ve enjoyed Normandy, Barcelona, Aix-en-Provence, Avignon, and points in between. We are now planted in Beaune, Burgundy, for a few days, and hope to catch up […]

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Wine In Normandy — Off To A Predicted Poor Start

Just before leaving Alameda, a local wine merchant pointed out that Normandy was a land bereft of wine, but overflowing in Calvados, their famous apple brandy named for the department or state where it was invented and where it reigns supreme. Being an invincible optimist, I remained confident that I would find some good wine […]

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