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I luckily found myself in the France’s port city of Bordeaux this past week. I wanted to go there to taste and explore some of the area’s world-famous wines, like those from the Médoc and Graves regions, and also to visit the historical city centre. The day I arrived, I found out from a local that the country’s president, Franҫois Hollande, was also in the heavily-visited wine capital to celebrate the opening of the city’s new wine museum: La Cité du Vin. Taking three years to build, the mega museum is housed inside a remarkable gleaming and swirling bronze structure along the Garonne River.
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