The Christmas Market Marché Artisanal de Noël in Bergerac (24, Dordogne, Aquitaine) runs daily 18-31 December 2012 except Christmas Day.
As the name implies this is a market which is about crafts and artists, although wine, music and dancing will add to the festivities along with Father Christmas and other diversions for the children. The
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Now, I thought I knew Bergerac and its wines pretty well, having imported their wines from the earliest days of Allez Vins!, and numerous visits over the last 20 years or so. But truth be told, I probably know about a dozen vineyards in any detail, and I am a fan of the wines of
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A personal favourite, Domaine Berthomieu is a small domaine (26 hectares) in the village of Viella (32 Gers, Midi-Pyrenees), in the north of the Madiran appellation. The domaine has been in the family since 1850 and Didier Barré is the 6th generation to own and run the domaine. Didier is a real enthusiast, passionate about
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