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Chablis – Jean-Marc Brocard

Jean-Marc Brocard makes excellent Chablis wines in northern Burgundy. ….

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Limoux – Blanquette, Cremant or plain?

The Limoux region sports 4 different wine appellations – 3 sparkling + 1 still ….

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Vacherin du Haut Doubs

Over at there are these great photos and article on this cheese ….

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How to build a Medieval Castle (Chateau)

In deepest Burgundy they are building a medieval Chateau using medieval techniques! ….

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Sens Cathedral Iluminations

The town of Sens (89 Yonne, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte) hasa remarkable heritage, including the gothic Cathédrale Saint-Etienne, ….

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Flower Market at Nerac

The town of Nérac (47 Lot-et-Garonne, Nouvelle Aquitaine) holds its annual Flower Market (marché ….

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Open Doors in the Côtes de Bourg

Côtes de Bourg, one of the larger Bordeaux wine appellations holds its Open Doors Festival ….

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Knife Festival at Nontron

In the Perigord there is a Knife Festival (Fete du Couteau) 4-5 August 2018 at ….

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Theatre Festival – Bonaguil

At Bonaguil (47 Lot-et-Garonne, Nouvelle Aquitaine) 1-6 August 2018 there is a Theatre Festival (Festival ….

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Mont de Marsan goes Brazilian

The town of Mont de Marsan (40 Landes, Nouvelle Aquitaine) holds a Brazilian Music ….

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2CV Festival, Forges-les-Eaux

24 July 2017 will see a 2CV Festival Fête de la 2CV in Forges-les-Eaux (76 ….

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Verdun Memorial reopens

The Verdun Memorial (Mémorial de Verdun) reopens to the public on 21 February 2016 after ….

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Chateau d’Yquem opens to the public

Having previously been restricted to professionals and expensive wine tour operators, the famous Chateau d’Yquem ….

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In April the town of Aix-les-Bains (73 Savoie, ARA) holds its Venice Carnival (Parade Venetienne) ….

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Blies Mill, Sarreguemines

The Moulin de la Blies (Blies Mill) is a museum in Sarreguemines (57 Moselle, Lorraine) ….

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Jurancon’s late wine festival

Jurancon _ Chateau Jolys

Late in the year Jurançon (64 Pyrenees-Atlantiques, Nouvelle Aquitaine), the ….

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Pessac-Leognan Bordeaux wine Open Doors weekend

The chateaux of the Bordeaux Appellation of Pessac-Léognan (33 Gironde, Nouvelle Aquitaine) throw open their ….

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Cambremer – Normandy Gourmet Festival

Cambremer Gourmet Festival (Les Rencontres de Cambremer)takes place 5-6 May 2018.

The weekend includes ….

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Of Cheese and Castles

At 1100 m high in the centre of the Mountains of the Jura, the Fort ….

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Annonay Balloon Festival

Annonay Balloon Festival 2-3 June 2018 Annonay (07 Ardèche, ARA) holds its annual Hot Air ….

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