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Bourgueil

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Country  France
Department  Indre-et-Loire
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Area  32.95 km²
Local time  Friday 9:59 AM
Region  Centre-Val de Loire
Canton  Bourgueil
INSEE/Postal code  37031 / 37140
Population  4,109 (1999)
Arrondissement  Chinon
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Weather  10°C, Wind SE at 16 km/h, 77% Humidity
Points of interest  Yannick Amirault ‑ Pavillon d, DOMAINE DES GELERIES, Domaine Audebert et Fils, De la Dime

Bourgueil is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France.

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Map of 37140 Bourgueil, France

Bourgueil wine

Bourgueil is an appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC) for wine in the Loire Valley region, and produces primarily red wine from the grape variety Cabernet Franc. Bourgueil wine was mentioned in the works of François Rabelais.

Transportation

Bourgueil is served by the A85 autoroute. Or with the cycling-route Loire a vélo.

Personalities

Bourgueil was the birthplace of:

  • Moses Amyraut (1596–1664), Protestant theologian and metaphysician
  • Antoine Brutus Menier (1795–1853), chocolatier
  • Jean Carmet (1920–1994), actor
  • In Acadian Genealogy, Bourgueil is notable as the birthplace of Guillaume Trahan.

    References

    Bourgueil Wikipedia


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