Where in the World Wednesday

Where in the World Wednesday: September 27, 2017

Can you guess where in the world this destination is from the clue below?

Clue

A famous Benedictine Monk, the youngest of seven children, was born in this small town in the mid 1600s. He made a name for himself by greatly improving the quality of local wine. He worked as a cellar master caring for the medieval monastery’s food, ale and wine. Today his name is synonymous with the finest wine. In addition to wine, this town prides itself in producing quality pig trotters, also known as pig’s feet.

Where in the World is This Destination?

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Sainte-Menehould, Champagne, France

Sainte-Menehould is a commune in the Champagne province located in north-eastern France, about 115 miles east of Paris. Sainte-Menehould is the birthplace of French Benedictine Monk Dom Pérignon. The famous champagne Dom Pérignon is named for him. The remains of the monastery where he spent his adult life is now the property of the winery that produces Dom Pérignon, Moët & Chandon.