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The fall of the Roman Empire almost destroyed the wine culture so carefully developed by the ancients. The knowledge was preserved by the Benedictine monks who created sites where viniculture could flourish again, In France, thanks to the support of Charlemagne, the Benedictines perfected oenology, applying the sensitivity and discemment of their way of life to discovering terroir, the backbone of the Burgundy wine production. Looking at the extraordinary art and architecture produced by these monks alongside the world famous wines they nurtured, will reveal the close relationship between spirituality, beauty, and the marvels wrought with Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.