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.

Fine Wine at Chateau Val Joanis Pertuis Provence France

My NEW BOOK out NOW Chateau Val Joanis Chateau Val Joanis located near to Pertuis has played such an important part in our travels and times in this beautiful region. Sometime back in the mid 1990’s the English chef and bon viveur Keith Floyd filmed a series about the wine regions of France and onContinue reading “Fine Wine at Chateau Val Joanis Pertuis Provence France”

Fine Wine at Chateau Val Joanis Pertuis Provence France

My NEW BOOK out May 1st Pre-Order Now open Chateau Val Joanis Chateau Val Joanis located near to Pertuis has played such an important part in our travels and times in this beautiful region. Sometime back in the mid 1990’s the English chef and bon viveur Keith Floyd filmed a series about the wine regionsContinue reading “Fine Wine at Chateau Val Joanis Pertuis Provence France”

Fine Wine at Chateau Val Joanis Pertuis Provence France

My NEW BOOK out May 1st Pre-Order Now open Chateau Val Joanis Chateau Val Joanis located near to Pertuis has played such an important part in our travels and times in this beautiful region. Sometime back in the mid 1990’s the English chef and bon viveur Keith Floyd filmed a series about the wine regionsContinue reading “Fine Wine at Chateau Val Joanis Pertuis Provence France”

Provence Travel Blog Isle sur la Sorgue Antique and Food market Provence France

Isle sur la Sorge is a name synonymous with the very best of French markets, particularly antique or flea markets. It is certainly a town worth visiting in its own right as it has many pleasing antique shops and other independent shops as well as an extensive choice of restaurants around the River Sorgue andContinue reading “Provence Travel Blog Isle sur la Sorgue Antique and Food market Provence France”

Le Fournil Restaurant Bonnieux Provence France

Le Fournil is one of our very favourite restaurants and we have been coming here for many years. It is to be found in Place Carnot, a very small square in Bonnieux blessed with an outside terrace set around a fountain. As Jane Austen would have said of the restaurant – ‘it is happily situated’.Continue reading “Le Fournil Restaurant Bonnieux Provence France”

Le Fournil Restaurant Bonnieux Provence France FREE BOOK TODAY

Le Fournil is one of our very favourite restaurants and we have been coming here for many years. It is to be found in Place Carnot, a very small square in Bonnieux blessed with an outside terrace set around a fountain. As Jane Austen would have said of the restaurant – ‘it is happily situated’.Continue reading “Le Fournil Restaurant Bonnieux Provence France FREE BOOK TODAY”

Provence Travel Blog Isle sur la Sorgue Antique and Food market Provence France

Isle sur la Sorge is a name synonymous with the very best of French markets, particularly antique or flea markets. It is certainly a town worth visiting in its own right as it has many pleasing antique shops and other independent shops as well as an extensive choice of restaurants around the River Sorgue andContinue reading “Provence Travel Blog Isle sur la Sorgue Antique and Food market Provence France”

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”