St. Emilion View
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Saint-Émilion, located 22 miles northeast of Bordeaux, is a World Heritage site, with Romanesque churches and ruins stretching all along steep and narrow streets.
The Romans planted vineyards in what was to become Saint-Émilion as early as the 2nd century.
The town was named after the monk Émilion, a travelling confessor, who settled in a hermitage in the 8th century.The monks started up the commercial wine production in the area.
December 12th, 2010
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