Gastronomy

Why people love the Gers

Why people love The Gers One of the lesser known jewels of the south-west of France is Gers (32), a department replete with remarkable country houses, distinguished manors, a few grand châteaux, and most importantly, space. It is very lowly populated yet extremely accessible, it has magnificent countryside yet is Read more…

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Michelin stars in Bordeaux

The mystery to those of us who live in Bordeaux is why it has taken so long for top chefs to come to Bordeaux. It is such a natural fit to pair great food with the best wine in the world, you would have thought that Bordeaux would be well Read more…

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Dordogne Chateaux and their Black Gold

January is the month in Europe when most people wish they had flown south with the swallows. The joys of Christmas are past, and one looks forward to the first hints of spring. In the province of Aquitaine, the wine harvest is safely in the cellar, and the maturation process Read more…

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Living in the Dordogne The Perigord Black Truffle

Homes in the Dordogne are never far from purveyors of the finest foods in the world whether they be restaurants or the traditional market square. It is the perfect environment for “foodies” and wine lovers. Living in southwest France and the Dordogne and Lot region in particular one cannot ignore Read more…

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