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Chateau du Petit Thouars | Wines of the Loire

  One of the great wonders of France is of course – wine! Wine is produced in almost every region – even in the far …

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Green walnuts for walnut wine

Vin de Noix Recipe – Walnut Wine

Vin de noix is traditionally made in June when the walnuts are green and tradition says you should always make sure you pick the walnuts …

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Fabulous Wines for a Happy Valentine’s Day

  By Cathy Henton, the Loire Wine Lady of Le Tasting room Whether you’re planning to pop the question, spend an evening with friends or …

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The French Interview: A Taste of The Good Life in the Loire Valley

  British expats Cathy Mawer and Nigel Henton live and work in the beautiful Loire Valley, a famous wine region in France where they own …

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Normandy Hot Toddy

A delicious drink to warm you up on a cold day or night. The recipe calls for Calvados, an apple brandy from Normandy. Apples have …

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Country Crafts of France – Perlé de Groseille

The 7 valleys area in the region of Pas-de-Calais is a place that holds tradition close and maintains its heritage with a passion. At Loison-sur-Créquoise …

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Steve Skews, owner of Le Brewery

Le Brewery Normandy | Interview with The English Norman Conqueror

Le Brewery Normandy: an Englishman in France has hit the headlines worldwide when the news of his desire to consider selling Le Brewery in Normandy …

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Le Brewery, Normandy, The Good Life France

Le Brewery Normandy | The English Norman Conqueror

  When Steve and Jane Skews, two Brits who live and work in Normandy, France, told a newspaper reporter that they were thinking of selling …

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French Cuisine summer fruit liqueur

French Cuisine: Summer Fruit Liqueur

This is great French liqueur recipe for using up summer fruits – especially when you have a glut.  Use predominantly strawberries to get a really …

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