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Bordeaux’s end of the vine June 11, 2006

Posted by grhomeboy in Drinks & Beverages.

The Boscarys are saying goodbye to their 15th-century château, to the 100 acres of vines in the uplands of central Bordeaux, to their stocked fishpond and gravelled drive, to the view across the rolling hills and scattered woods.

After generations working the soil of south-west France, they will soon be working hard on their new terroir: a tourist leisure park in northern Morocco. Bordeaux’s end of the vine The Boscarys do not know if the new proprietors will take up the profession that has made Bordeaux famous for centuries.

Good luck to them if they do. Frankly, they’ll need it.

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