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GIRONDE – 72 miles of fine coastline …

Gironde is the largest french department with 2170 miles of rivers and 72 miles of fine coastline, and thanks to Bordeaux is home to 1.3 million people. It is named after the estuary that was formed by the Garonne and Dordogne rivers. The department is most famous for its sandy beaches, delectable mussels and fine […]

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BORDEAUX – This month we meet Xavier Routurier, Leggett wine expert …

  “I was born on a vineyard, to parents who are both wine-growers!  Since training myself as an Oenologue (Wine Technician) I’ve spent a number of years developing a rich and all round experience of winemaking in Australia, New-Zealand, California and Bordeaux (Margaux).” “I decided to join the Leggett vineyard team, specialising in the sale of Bordeaux vineyards, as I felt […]

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