On Saturday, September 17, 2016, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco visited the lovely Château de Chinon in Chinon, France.
So what was the purpose of the sovereign prince’s visit? Well, he was formally inducted into the Painctes Cellars of Chinon by the Wine Growers Brotherhood of Entonneurs Rabelaisiens. According to France 3 News, the “…Painctes cellars are a historic site, quoted in the work of François Rabelais, found under the Chateau de Chinon.”
For more information about yesterday’s event as well as to view photos please click here and here (in French).