A French president who doesn`t drink

He’s an odd figure, that Nicolas Sarkozy. Is there a historical precedent for this kind of président, one who doesn’t drink, not even a glass of wine? He provides a stark contrast to Jacques Chirac, who during his time as Mayor of Paris had turned the cellars of the city hall into a kind of Fort Knox of fine wines. In October 2006, 4000 of these bottles valued at £400,000 were put up for auction to put back money into public funds. more>>

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