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Castres Carnaval

The town of Castres (81 Tarn, Occitanie) celebrates the end of Lent with a Carnaval ….

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Beer (and wine) in Quercy (Lot)


David & Sarah Meakin at the Domaine du Merchien at Belfort-du-Quercy (46 Lot, Occitanie) ….

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Winemaker Blogs

New French vineyard and winemaker sites offering video and vineyard diaries ….

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Garlic, Cider and Saussignac

A new UK supplier of French foodstuffs, cider and Saussignac from Chateau Grinou Bergerac ….

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St Mont Wine Festival

The Cotes de St Mont has a wine celebration weekend 24 – 26 March 2006 ….

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Floc de Gascogne from Armagnac

Floc de Gascogne from Domaine de Lauroux in the heart of Armagnac country ….

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Forget the wine and cheese party?

A report in the Independent casts doubt on the value of using anything other than ….

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Pau’s Historic Grand Prix

The Pyrenean city of Pau (64 Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle Aquitaine) is home to 2 motor racing ….

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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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New Lascaux Cave replica to open

On 15 December 2016, French President François Hollande will open a new replica of the ….

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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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Montauban foodies Festival

24 July 2016 sees the Montauban Foodies Festival or Festival of Taste and Flavours (Fete ….

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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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Pyrenees Cheese Festival

The village of Laruns (64 Pyrenées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle Aquitaine) in the Ossau Valley celebrates with a ….

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Cahors and Malbec

Deep down in Southwest France Cahors (46 Lot, Midi-Pyrenees) is the home to the Malbec ….

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Asparagus Festival

France is well-known for celebrating local food produce, and Fargues Sur Ourbise (47 Lot-et-Garonne, Aquitaine) ….

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Conques and Marcillac wine

The attractive medieval villlage of Conques (12 Aveyron, Occitanie) is also the base for Marcillac ….

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New website for Chateau Grinou

Chateau Grinou’s Bergerac Vineyard has some great images on updated website ….

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Fronton Wine Festival

Wine Festival in Fronton near Toulouse where Rugby is almost as important as wine!? ….

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Marciac Jazz in the Gers

For the first 2 weeks of August each year (from 27 July to 15 August ….

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