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Another visit to the Union de Producteurs de Saint Emilion

We were invited, once again, to visit the Saint Emilion wine Co-operative, the Union de producteurs de Saint Emilion(UDP), for a tour of the production area and to renew our relationship with the Cooperative. The drive down through rain drenched … Continue reading

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A musical round trip through Bergerac from Bon Abri gites

The beautiful and compact city of Bergerac is less than an hour from Puymangou and the gites at Bon Abri. The lovely city of Bergerac was not our primary destination but it proved to be a very entertaining one. It … Continue reading

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Into south west Charente from Bon Abri Gites

As one sits on the patio behind the Old Apple Store with a glass of wine one will be gazing out across the vines in the field below, over the trees to the river Dronne and beyond to the low, … Continue reading

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Bon Abri Gites – This time Brantome and Bourdeilles

Easter weekend, the promise of a change in the weather and advertisements for a lot of events throughout the Dronne valley and beyond; sounds like the recipe for a great weekend. Surprising as it may seem we set off from … Continue reading

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Autumn is well on its way….

We are already in November and still so much to be done in the garden before the harshness of winter shuts us in-doors. After yet another stunningly hot day a blanket of fog has crept up from the river and … Continue reading

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Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrive (next week).

I remember, quite a few years ago now, the excitement as the third Thursday in November approached.  At the time I worked in an office in Overton which was above a really good off-licence.  The tension mounted as the day … Continue reading

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