A rare chance to see the Tour de France pass by. Yesterday we took a day off and made our way to Hommes where we enjoyed an ouvrier’s lunch at La Boufftarde before making our way down to the plan d’eau where the Tour swept by during the afternoon.
I made a batch of these spicy samosas yesterday for an apéro dinatoire with friends in the hamlet.
The first real chance to get a handle on the current vintage is at the annual trade tastings which happen at the end of January beginning of February each year.
Hail damage is ghastly. It’s random, localised and destructive and can wipe out a crop in minutes. That’s what happened here last week.
The internet flickered back on this morning. Just for a brief moment the livebox starting winking at me and then… it was gone again.
The Vin de France category of wine production in France is the least regulated. Most wines in this category are every day wines, simple wines.
We’re delighted and more than a little surprised (but of course nicely so), to be nominated for the Luxury Travel Guide Global Awards 2016.
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