Vacqueyras is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Vacqueyras is the name of an Appellation for a wine from the Côtes du Rhône. Departmental Route 8 arrives at the north of the commune Departmental Route 7 traverses the commune on a north-south axis, forking to the southeast near Beaumes-de-Venise. Departmental route 52 continues on to the south. Departmental Route 233 leaves at the east near Peyre's Wood. Containing many alternating little valleys of minimal depth and plains + hills to the east, the extremity is at the Dentelles de Montmirail; the Dentelles de Montmirail are the furthest west of the Massif des Baronnies and constitute the first advance of the Alps into the Rhone Valley. Rocky stones from the Late Jurassic period with clay-limestone soil dominate the area; the Limade flows into the Ouvèze, which passes to the west. The Canal de Carpentras crosses the commune, built in 1856, irrigates the commune, graced by a network of fillioles.
Mediterranean plants on the Dentelles de Montmirail compare to those from the Alpilles in many places. One can rediscover there Evergreen Oaks and Provençal White Pines, etc.. Vines grow well on the coasts but in the stony plains, in high terraces. Dentelles de Montmirail Communes of the Vaucluse department Vacqueyras AOC Raimbaut de Vaqueiras INSEE
Hideyuki Sakai is a professional Go player. Before becoming a professional, Sakai was majoring in medical science at Kyoto University. For a long time, Sakai was the strongest amateur player in Japan, when he won the World Amateur Go Championship in 2000, the Kansai Ki-in awarded him professional 5 dan, he was the first player in Japan to be awarded a special 8 dan diploma. In 2003, he won the Kansai Ki-in Championship. In 2004, he was runner-up for the Shinjin-O title, losing to Mizokami Tomochika two games to one, he is active in various tournament leagues for both the Nihon Ki-in and the Kansai Ki-in. In 2010, Sakai won the Gosei title, defeating title-holder Cho U 3-2. GoBase Profile Sensei's Library Profile Kansai Ki-in Profile
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