Hotel de Bordeaux

1, avenue Gambetta, Pons, Poitou-Charentes, 17800, France | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Pons

The Kiwi's Share

A travel blog entry by mandyandcharlie

2

... their own cognac, plus make wine and a drink called pinneau (both red and white versions) which is an interesting aperitif. The lady there spoke no English, so it was a bit of a challenge having a tasting, but it was great fun and she was very patient, so we got there in the end. I have really enjoyed testing out my French speaking skills - and my memory! Leicester noticed the farmer had some similar farming machinery as he ...

Cognac and other bevies

A travel blog entry by jo.kidd2

26

... they made they offered us a tasting which was most enjoyable and we bought some cognac and some of their gorgeous Pineau. As they are farmers and have 200 hectares of grain as we'll there was an immediate hook up with Leicester and although neither could speak each other's language there was communication flowing with hand movements etc and soon they were both up in the combined harvester with the engine running and things moving up and down. I think they really enjoyed the contact ...

Mortagne sur Gironde

A travel blog entry by susannz

30

... is known for its Troglodyte history (cave dwellers), and in the cliffs around the beach there were windows, but we had no idea how they got to their dwellings. I suppose we could have had a tour but we were happy just being on the beach swimming and playing in the sand. Sunday Yet another beautiful day, and this time we wanted to try some Bordeaux wines, so it meant a drive back down the coast back into the Bordeaux region. We went to Blaye, a region that produces both red ...

It all starts with the vines

A travel blog entry by cpeirson

18

... Alsace and the leading vintage ports. A well-made Muscat or the Pineau des Charentes will probably win your favor. You never take pot luck but ask for advice before buying to ensure the maximum drinking enjoyment. The very definition of pleasure!'

  • Mick has a 'strong' sign with a 'sensual' ascendant - 'In your younger days, you already liked redcurrant jelly and were crazy about the extreme but refined taste of dark chocolate. Today, wine ...

  • The last of France

    A travel blog entry by sophistikitty

    2

    ... glassy, making for an exceptionally comfortable ride. With the sea stretching out smoothly towards the horizon, the line where the water met the sky looked almost purple and distinctly otherworldly in the early morning light.

    We had another day of sunbathing and reading, while feeling a little anxious about our entry into Royan, which is in the mouth of the Gironde, which has some wickedly fast tidal streams if you catch it ...

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