Tag Archives: Armagnac

How French can you get?

Yesterday afternoon I had a medical appointment in Toulouse and — afraid that we would be late and miss the last train back home to Daglan — my wife Jan and I had taken along an overnight bag. Good thing. … Continue reading

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Champagne Day, with all the trimmings

Champagne is almost an essential for my wife and me on those “special” days — Christmas, New Year’s Eve, birthdays, and so on. And it’s hard to imagine a day more special than the 25th anniversary of our marriage, which … Continue reading

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