Rambles Through the Vineyards

Jefferson’s guide lists 13 special wines. We seek them all out: German Rieslings, Italian Nebbiolos, French Burgundies and Hermitages. We love the small, unpretentious finds as much as some of the big ticket items. The craziest thing we do on this mission, though, is dress in costume and run the Marathon du Medoc, a 26 mile real marathon through the ultra-exclusive vineyards as Bordeaux, with 21 wine tastings along the route. 

Raise a glass! The Marathon du Medoc rambles has 21 stops where you can taste wine at some of the most exclusive Bordeaux chateau. Surprisingly, you don't get drunk-- these little sips just help dull the pain of the running. They failed to warn me about the oompah band though.

Everyone runs in costume. Of course I am Thomas Jefferson. Here I am searching for my free wine from some funny-looking people.

Please come back, Schloss Johannisberg wine, I want to drink you again.

Raise a glass! The Marathon du Medoc rambles has 21 stops where you can taste wine at some of the most exclusive Bordeaux chateau. Surprisingly, you don't get drunk-- these little sips just help dull the pain of the running. They failed to warn me about the oompah band though.

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