Tag Archives: Wine

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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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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Saint Vincent

Yesterday was Saint Vincent (patron saint of wine and wine growers) days. The yearly march through town, benediction of the wine and banquet took place. Have a look here

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Gilets jaunes

I cannot stand the current “yellow jackets” (Gilets Jaunes) which started a couple of weeks ago. They are basically hindering my way and being a nuisance to the majority of citizens. Some roads have been blocked for a few days … Continue reading

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Interesting info

Another interesting post  from our US friends Bill & Bob in their blog “Let’s live in France“. Are we seeing you guys this weekend? We are going in the evening.    

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