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And there’s more CHAMPAGNE to come

What would Reims or any other city be if we didn’t write about some restaurants or pastry-shops we have been to taste their cuisine and pastry. Nearby champagne-house Taittinger (an excellent and world-wide well known and respected family champagne-house) is ‘Bar Restaurant Le Square’. Owner of the place is Jean-Marc Jussaume. He worked in Paris …

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There are famous wine-places all over France. Reims is one of them. Reims is an important city in the champagne-region. Champagne is a sparkling wine from France. It can be made from the grape-varieties Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier. The first one is a white variety and the other two are red grapes. You …

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Château Smith Haut Lafitte

In the Bordeaux region are some of the most prestigious wineries in the world. The best wines of the Medoc (Margaux, Pauillac, Saint -Estèphe and Saint Julien-Beychevelle)  and the Sauternes (sweet wines) where classified in 1855 from Premier Cru to Cinquième Cru. In this classification they forgot to mention the wines of the wine-area Graves. …

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