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.

Stay safe and escape to Provence France – You only supply the wine

PRAISE FOR ‘THYME FOR PROVENCE’ 5.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyed Reviewed in the United States on April 27, 2020 I enjoyed this book so very much. As I read it, I felt like I was sitting with a friend and he was telling me about his trip. The descriptions of the countryside were awesome onlyContinue reading “Stay safe and escape to Provence France – You only supply the wine”

Buying Olive Oil from the producer in Provence France

One product that is inescapably linked to the region and just as treasured as the beautiful wines produced here is olive oil. We use a large amount in our cooking these days and wanted to take some genuine Provencal oil back home to England with us. On the other side of the Dentelles there areContinue reading “Buying Olive Oil from the producer in Provence France”

Buying Olive Oil from the producer in Provence France

One product that is inescapably linked to the region and just as treasured as the beautiful wines produced here is olive oil. We use a large amount in our cooking these days and wanted to take some genuine Provencal oil back home to England with us. On the other side of the Dentelles there areContinue reading “Buying Olive Oil from the producer in Provence France”

French Wine, Tommy Simpson 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.

Travel with us to Provence France A French travel book series on Amazon

‘Monsieur, vous êtes très chaud du voyage – you are hot from the journey, oui?’ I could only agree that I was indeed the very picture of the Englishman in the noonday sun. She broke away from watering her extensive and beautiful enclosed garden. ‘I will cool you down’ Turning the hose on my fully clothed self she most certainlyContinue reading “Travel with us to Provence France A French travel book series on Amazon”