Saint-Emilion – A Fascinating UNESCO Site

Everything about the village of Saint-Emilion is appealing.  Steep winding cobblestone streets lead us to colorful boutiques, while the sweet scent of freshly baked macaroons drifts through the open door of the patisserie.  In the heart of the lush Bordeaux wine-growing region, Saint-Emilion radiates a distinct aura of medieval charm.  The 8th century city is a […]

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Tradition, Skill and the Artisan’s Heart

  We have been fortunate to meet many exceptional artisans in our travels through France.  In Saint-Emilion, we happened into an appealing boutique filled with colorful textiles for the home – curtains and placemats, tablecloths and linens for the kitchen.  In talking with the owner, we discovered that three women from the countryside surrounding Saint-Emilion […]

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