Bordeaux Wines: Started with Slavery

Bordeaux Wines: Started with Slavery –

When I  visited Bordeaux, I wondered about the magnificent 18th century architecture complete with mansions and public buildings that make this a very beautiful and architectural city. What was the source of the money that built this city – certainly it did not come from the early stages of the wine industry. Lurking behind these magnificent facades is a sinister legacy. Slave Trade Slavery played an important role in the development of Bordeaux’s economy between the 16th- 19th centuries. It […]

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