February 2022


You've probably heard about Saint-Emilion, one of the most famous wine appellations in the world. But do you know about its full and intriguing history? Keep reading for the hidden details of Saint-Emilion… Saint Emilion is a village of about 2000 people, 45 min away from Bordeaux. Perched on a rocky promontory, Saint Emilion and its vineyard derive their uniqueness from the limestone, which offers exceptional soils to its vines.  The name Saint Emilion comes from the eighth century when a Breton named Émilion, born in Vannes and famous for his miracles, decides to leave his homeland to retire and devote himself to prayer. Moving along the Atlantic coast, he became