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The Official Guide

Most Beautiful Villages in France book

Armagnac Festival

The small, pretty village of Labastide d’Armagnac (40 Landes , Nouvelle Aquitaine) is the venue ….

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Le Weekend in…. Eauze

Part of our series featuring places for a short stay in the in France we ….

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French Scotch?? A cross-channel whisky battle

The Independent (6 September 2008) reports on a legal battle which has been joined over ….

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Cognac Blues Festival

The town of Cognac (16 Charente, Nouvelle Aquitaine ) becomes an even more attractive place ….

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Gascony Wine Fair in Eauze

The Vignerons Independants (independent wine makers) of the Vins de Pays des Cotes de Gascogne ….

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A summer in Gascony by Martin Calder

Duck, Goose, Foie Gras, Cassoulet, Madiran, Armagnac and all the other good rich produce of ….

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British Winemakers turned French Vignerons

Simon Hawkins at Domaine du Fontenay

Jancis Robinson in the Financial Times (12 May ….

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Tasting Armagnac

Armagnac is a brandy from Gascony with similarities to Cognac which is made 100 miles ….

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Staying on a vineyard

For wine enthusiasts there can be few more attractive options for holidays than spending part ….

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Gascony – wines from Plaimont

The epic story of the Côtes de Saint-Mont vineyards began in the fourth century BC, ….

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Plaimont wines from Gascony

Gascony map

The epic story of the Côtes de Saint-Mont vineyards began in ….

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Walking & Cycling Poitou Charentes

Poitou Charentes hidden attractions ….

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Winemaker Blogs

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

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Armagnac, Brandy or Cognac?

French Brandy, Armagnac or Cognac? ….

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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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