Category Archives: Drinks

Fête du vin

  I am looking forward to this year’s Fête du vin in Carcassonne Place Carnot on October 17th and 18th. Apart from the possibility to taste and meet local “vignerons”, there is quite a musical program to be enjoyed. More … Continue reading

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Rhum, Rum, Ron

At this time last year I arranged a whisky tasting at home for a few of my friends to help one of them discover the joys of this amber liquid. I think it was a success.   We have now … Continue reading

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Au naturel

I have been tasting a fair amount of new wines since I live in this new region (Occitanie) in France. I switched a while ago and whenever possible to Bio Wine, however I went for a wine tasting event very … Continue reading

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Cocoa & Grapes

We had the opportunity last week to take part in a discovery tour “Cocoa & Grapes” organised and run by our friend Brent.   Brent demonstrated his vast knowledge of the area and the town of Carcassonne but also his … Continue reading

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Filling up

Went to fill up earlier today. Prices are unchanged for “regular” red wine.

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Cheese

It is indeed a privilege to live in a country with such a cheese cult. The variety is simply stunning. In the past few weeks, I have been rediscovering a couple of my earlier favorites. Epoisses So creamy and tasty. … Continue reading

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Pure enjoyment

I thoroughly enjoyed a good half of this bottle of whisky at my friend Michael Excellent stuff Even better when you know how it came about (read below the picture) To bolster team spirit on his Antarctic expedition (Nimrod, 1907), … Continue reading

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