Mature Flâneur

It’s a Beautiful Day in Beaujolais

A land of vistas, vines, and loverly wines

Tim Ward, Mature Flâneur
Globetrotters
Published in
8 min readApr 12, 2024

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The sanctuary of the “church” in Juliénas. All photos by Tim Ward, except as noted.

We stepped inside the church. Bacchus, god of wine sat, smiling, astride a wine barrel, a brimming sacramental cup in his right hand. All around him scantily-clad villagers frolicked and fondled one another in all the rites of a good-old-time bacchanal! It was just a mural, of course…

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Tim Ward, Mature Flâneur
Globetrotters

Author, communications expert and publisher of Changemakers Books, Tim is now a full time Mature Flaneur, wandering Europe with Teresa, his beloved wife.