Vacqueyras and the Côtes du Rhône

With tree-lined shaded streets, Vacqueyras has a number of hotels and café/restaurants, a village with an ancient centre which is interesting to explore. Nearby Beaumes-de-Venise is also fascinating to explore with its narrow alleyways leading up to the top of the hill around which the village clusters.

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Water and wine – French vineyards by boat

The Telegraph (19 Aug 08) includes a boat trip up the Rhone Valley as one of its top 10 river cruises: Navigating France’s mightiest river is a favourite for wine…

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British Winemakers turned French Vignerons

Jancis Robinson in the Financial Times (12 May 08) talks about the growing number of Brits who have followed their dream and bought a vineyard in France. It is hardly…

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Paris – Nice Cycle race

The start of the cycling season in France is marked by the somewhat mis-named Paris-Nice race which runs from 8 - 15 March 2020 . Mis-named because although it does…

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Domaine la Fourmone, Vacqueyras

The Domaine la Fourmone and its sister vineyard l’Oustau Fauquet produce top quality Vacquyras AC, Gigondas AC and Côtes du Rhône wines –
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Gigondas AC, l’Oustau Fauquet

Region: Rhône Valley Appellation: Gigondas AC Producer: Domaine la Fourmone Grapes: Grenache 2 principal cuvées produced - Cuvée Traditionelle and the Cuvée Cigaloun both very rich and high in alcohol.…

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