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May. 24, 2022 | Tuesday
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Betty & Jane Plunger Patrol – Chateau des Charmes
Sarah Cummins and Nick Mackie accept the Golden Plunger for Chateau des Charmes winery. (Submitted)

Betty & Jane Plunger NOTL Plunger Patrol

Chateau Des Charmes

1025 York Rd., St. Davids

Chateau des Charmes, with its “palatial” architecture and picturesque setting, is an estate winery on the St. Davids Bench. It is owned and operated by the Bosc family, fifth-generation winemakers from France. Driving to the winery, you feel as though you have been personally summoned to the palace for a “royal tasting” of the latest harvest. Chateau des Charmes offers wine tours, tastings and hosts special events. The grounds are brimming with flowers and lush greenery that speak of nature and sustainable gardening. On our visit to the “toilette,” fresh flower bouquets greeted us as we entered and were displayed on the counters, connecting the outside beauty with the facility inside. The restrooms were well-lit, helping one to check out their “award-winning smiles” and “trendy ‘dos”. Accessibility was no issue here and provided sufficient room for this busy winery.

The Chateau “des charmed” its way to a Golden Plunger Award, earning 3\5 Plungers.