On Sunday 12th November , the wine producers of Latour de France open their doors wide and invite you to join them for a day of tasting.
The Théâtre des Aspres in Thuir is once again readying itself to raise the curtain on another season of theatre and performance. This year’s theme: diversity!
Coming from the French word terre for “soil,” the word terroir originally described the special characteristics of a region, or piece of land, which gave different varieties of wine, coffee and tea their individuality. (Soil, climate, position, regional traditions….)
It was recently revealed that the former ‘maison Mazard’ in Le Soler, now destroyed, was a safe house for Dutch refugees, Jews and resistance members fleeing the nazis in the 1930s.
The word vaccine was originally coined by Louis Pasteur and comes from the French vache (Latin: vacca) meaning cow.
We love publishing your reviews. They’re honest (mostly!) objective, (hopefully) unrelated to advertising (bien sûr!) and cover a wide range of tastes, prices, and places. You might not always agree, the chef might be having a bad day, your standards might be higher….or lower – but they give you an idea of what’s available.
Many are the stories of ‘encantades’ or ‘bruixas’, (witches) in the history of the P-O, and believers in witchcraft protected themselves with a variety of different methods, including painting their windows blue, keeping bread in the drawer, washing undergarments in water from seven different sources, never leaving nail clippings or cut hair on the floor, putting their shirts on backwards…..
To the Tours of Cabrenç for a Perfect Autumn picnic When there’s a light sprinkling of snow on Canigou and the vineyards are just turning gold it’s a good idea to pack up a picnic…
Saffron production is a labour of love – a process so labour intensive that it is hardly surprising that the fiery coloured spice is the most expensive in the world.
President Emmanuel Macron promised various tax reforms during his electoral campaign earlier this year. If they all go ahead, there will be substantial changes to how investment income is taxed.