Côtes de Duras wine fair

The town of Duras (47 Lot et Garonne, Nouvelle Aquitaine) boasts an impressive Chateau on a promontory overlooking the countryside. It is a walled town with a medieval centre in…

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Christmas Sparklers from Confit Direct

North Berwick-based French specialists Devigne Wines and Confit Direct have some interesting Christmas offers on Champagne and some lesser-known French Sparkling wines such as Cremants from Burgundy (Cremant de Bourgogne…

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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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