Chateau de Verzat Series

Follow independent, resilient, and feisty women and the loyal families who work and live on a Loire Valley wine estate during the French Revolution.

Her Own Revolution

A Woman Forges a Treacherous Path to Save Hundreds from the Guillotine.

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The Vineyard and Château that Inspired Château de Verzat

While researching in the Loire Valley, I discovered Château Brézé, an historical monument surrounded by a vineyard not far from Saumur.

The medieval 'doomsday bunker' hidden beneath a castle


The BBC filmed a wonderful video walking viewers through the deep network of tunnels under the château that forms one of Europe’s largest underground fortresses.


Video by Mathieu Orcel and Augustin Muniz

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