Encore in the Loire

When a sixtysomething American couple opened a French B&B, they didn't expect a crash course in Gallic banking, contract law, and village politics

Serial entrepreneurs don't retire -- they just start over in the Loire Valley. At least, that's what Gloria Belknap did. After running a catering business in California in her thirties, then a Boston bed-and-breakfast in her forties and fifties, she recently opened a B&B in Amboise, France, the heart of wine country, in her sixties.

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