French Wine, Tommy Simpson Mont Ventoux and the Tour de France

I had a bit of a deja vu moment recently (It is 45 years since I saw Crosby Stills Nash and Young at Wembley Stadium but the album of that name has nothing to do with this post) when I received an Instagram post from a wine domain I follow.

Inspiration for my writing Wine labels collected from the Domains in France

Writing my new book French Wine Uncorked I gained inspiration from this collection of wine labels from the vineyards of France we have visited over the years

Wine tasting in Chateauneuf du Pape France FREE KINDLE BOOK TODAY

NEW RELEASE ON AMAZON WORLDWIDE – Also on KINDLE UNLIMITED Come to France with us as we tour the vineyards and cellars and meet some remarkable characters This is the fourth book in the series on French Travel

Chablis France A beautiful wine village to stroll and taste FREE BOOK TODAY

NEW RELEASE ON AMAZON WORLDWIDE – Also on KINDLE UNLIMITED Come to France with us as we tour the vineyards and cellars and meet some remarkable characters This is the fourth book in the series on French Travel

Chablis France Sunday market outside Laroche Wine Boutique

NEW RELEASE ON AMAZON WORLDWIDE – Also on KINDLE UNLIMITED Come to France with us as we tour the vineyards and cellars and meet some remarkable characters This is the fourth book in the series on French Travel

Wine Touring in Southern France Rhône Valley Gigondas – NEW BOOK ON FRENCH WINE NOW OUT

I wanted to compare the wines of the Rhone just to the north of Châteauneuf to see how they compared in quality to the expensive wines we had tried in this famous wine village. We would only have time for a short trip and so we decided on a name that we were aware ofContinue reading “Wine Touring in Southern France Rhône Valley Gigondas – NEW BOOK ON FRENCH WINE NOW OUT”

Wine Touring in Southern France Rhône Valley Gigondas – NEW BOOK ON FRENCH WINE TOMORROW May 1st

I wanted to compare the wines of the Rhone just to the north of Châteauneuf to see how they compared in quality to the expensive wines we had tried in this famous wine village. We would only have time for a short trip and so we decided on a name that we were aware ofContinue reading “Wine Touring in Southern France Rhône Valley Gigondas – NEW BOOK ON FRENCH WINE TOMORROW May 1st”

Resistants memorial St Saturnin les Apt Provence France

I write of these men and women and their memorials which you see in towns and villages and on the roadsides of Provence in my book THYME FOR PROVENCE. It is a fascinating but deeply tragic story and a contrast to the beautiful scenery, food and wine that we enjoy and love in Provence. ItContinue reading “Resistants memorial St Saturnin les Apt Provence France”