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Domaine des Accoles in Privas – Surprising wines of Ardèche
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Domaine des Accoles in Privas – Surprising wines of Ardèche

Of course, Ardeche is less popular than other regions of our C’est si Bon friends when it comes to wines. But, our region hides true gems and delicious surprises. In Privas, we discovered, 2 minutes driving from Ardèche Camping, a cellar run by 2 young and friendly winegrowers, Olivier and Florence, the Domaine des Accoles. […]

Cruise on the Loire Valley with a vinegrower
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Cruise on the Loire Valley with a vinegrower

From Montsoreau you can discover the Loire on a gabare, a traditionnal wooden & flat bottomed boat made to navigate on the Loire river. It is another way to admire our region. You can also combine a cruise on the Loire between Montsoreau and Saumur with a wine tasting. Indeed, Denis Retiveau, vinegrower in Montsoreau, […]

Veuve Amiot cellars
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Veuve Amiot cellars

The house Veuve Amiot has been created in 1884 by Elisabeth Amiot, widow of Mr Armand Amiot, winegrower and wine merchant who died in 1882 (widow = veuve in french). She decided to found this house of “Methode Traditionelle” to make the Veuve Amiot products the greatest sparkling wines of the Saumur region. She was […]

Aligot, delicious Aveyron speciality
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Aligot, delicious Aveyron speciality

The aligot is a traditional meal of North-Aveyron, the area of Aubrac. It is a mix of mashed potatoes and fresh tome, a cheese from the Aubrac region. To obtain a perfect Aligot, you need to turn it again and again with a wooden spoon and get the prefect texture. The aligot is a historic […]

Beaune, Capital of the wine in Burgundy
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Beaune, Capital of the wine in Burgundy

Beaune is not the biggest city of Burgundy but doubtless the most prestigious and the most visited. For two reasons. The first one are its wines. It is around Beaune that are cultivated the most famous (and the most expensive, unfortunately) Burgundy wines. Around Beaune indeed extends the vineyard of the Côte de Beaune and […]

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