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A soirée at Château Beyzac

Une soirée au Château Beyzac The empty windows and dilapidated roof of this imposing 18th century building suggest fascinating but sinister stories. The large courtyard with restored outbuildings and shining stainless steel tanks is evidence of recent modernisation. Why was the castle established here? What happened here, long ago? What events took place?
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Baroque music in Medoc

Baroque music in Medoc A real matter of chance! Michel just received a phone call from baroque music director François-Xavier Lacroux in person to ask him if it was possible to organize a concert in Medoc for his baroque music group Les Chantres de Saint Hilaire and their Italian colleagues the Accademia d’Arcadia from Milan. At the end of the month. Just like that!..
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The oysters and prawns of Philippe Lucet

Philippe Lucet Several kilometres of gravel track from the Port of St. Vivien leads to Philippe Lucet’s restaurant “La Petite Canau”. Philippe has been here every evening for more than 20 years, in the prawn-selling season of July and August, doing his cooking, char-grilling the freshly-caught prawns on a shovel, and preparing the chips to go with them...
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The "Ferme Aquacole"

The Ferme Aquacole Bertrand Jung studied agriculture and aquaculture. During a training visit to Le Verdon, he discovered how good oysters and prawns were in the Médoc and he stayed here! We took a tour with Bertrand Jung, which he ran for a French group. First, he explained the environmental conditions for his breeding which he has been working on since 1989: the water in the breeding pool is a mixture of fresh water from the Gironde and salt water from the sea...
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Mazarin and the Palais du Costume

palais costume Joseph Fragomeni alias "Mazarin" is the founder of this unusual museum opened a few months ago in Lesparre-Medoc. Mazarin” is a former Parisian designer, famous in the world of cinema and theatre. He has created many hundreds of costumes for actors as well-known as Jodie Foster, Philippe Noiret...
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Pulse of Europe - our hope

pulse of europe It was when a friend flew a European flag outside his bungalow at Euronat, that we first understood his enthusiasm for the group « Pulse of Europe » The work of this group had been growing for some time but, at the time of our arrival, had not yet reached the Medoc...
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