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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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What a difference the sunshine makes

After what seems like months of rain we have had progressively more and more sunshine each day.  Within three days the temperatures were reaching 22 degrees Centigrade.  Apart from the wind it was beautiful and warm.  As it so happens … Continue reading

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All work and no play…..

All work and no play makes Nick a dull boy. So today we took a break, left Puymangou, and headed to Libourne on the Dordogne. As we drove down onto the flat plain of the Gironde estuary there was a … 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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