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Lunching above the vineyards of Monbazillac

The vineyards lining the slopes that lead up to Château Monbazillac, south of Bergerac, are among the most beautiful in the entire Bergerac wine-growing area — a region of more than 90 villages with more than a thousand grape growers. … Continue reading

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A foodie discovery in Périgueux

Yesterday we were off to Périgueux, capital of the département of the Dordogne, for some shopping and errands. Périgueux lies about 90 kilometres (or 55 miles) north and west of Daglan, and getting there is a lovely drive, through gently … Continue reading

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Today’s Périgourdine haul

This afternoon my wife and I headed off to Salviac to shop for some foie gras, and came home with quite a haul of typical local specialties — plus some good advice. Martegoute is a major producer of duck and … Continue reading

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