Chateau de Meursault, France.

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The Cistercian monks knew what they were doing when they decided to use these lands for vineyards back in 1098. Chardonnay’s wine “icon”, Meursault comes from exceptional growing lands.”I need Meursault urgently that’s the one I prefer.” Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States. By ordering a Meursault Gouttes d’Or 1784 by M. Bachey, Thomas Jefferson, a true connoisseur, understood the various features of Burgundy: village, plot, vintage and owner.

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Ratatouille, a typical French vegetable stew.

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When your garden is overflowing and your kitchen is packed with produce, there is ratatouille. This thick and silky French stew of eggplant, zucchini, sweet peppers, and ripe summer tomatoes will use up your extra vegetables in one fell swoop, making enough food to feed a crowd, pack for lunch, and still freeze for later.

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Discover Paris from the top of the Montparnasse tower.

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Everytime some of my friends are coming in Paris, I would for sure take them to the top of the Montparnasse tower. Right in the center of the city, at the 56th floor, the view is outstanding. Less queue than going to the Eiffel tower and you can enjoy to see the  iron lady full size.

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