Abbaye Royale

Centre de Culture Europeenne, St. Jean d'Angely, Poitou-Charentes, 17400, France | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from St. Jean d'Angely

The Kiwi's Share

A travel blog entry by mandyandcharlie

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... of the porous nature of the oak barrels (they call this "the angels' share") which equates to about 20 million bottles per year! The walls and ceilings of the cellars are covered with a tiny black fungus which thrives on the evaporated cognac.
The site we stayed at was a 4th generation family-based vigneron and producer of eau-de-vie (the precursor to cognac) which they sell to both Hennessy and Remy-Martin, and they ...

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 ...

A night at a posh French 16th century Chateau

A travel blog entry by 5plimmers

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5

... the staff thought they were mad as the pool was not heated and the water was not that warm - my guess is we would have been the first to jump in the pool for the season! They made quite a big deal about unlocking all the doors to get to the pool.

We had dinner at the Chateau which was very posh and impressive. We prepped the kids up to sit up straight and be on their best behaviour - which they were. The ...

La préparation des stocks continue.

A travel blog entry by karele

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L'autre jour on a compté combien on utilisait en général de papier toilette, d'essuie-tout, de semoule, de riz, de céréales etc et on a commencé à sérieusement acheter en fonction. On a ainsi acheté 1 an de rouleaux de papier toilette, on a profite d'une offre où on pouvait acheter deux paquets et en avoir un gratuit. Pour une trentaine ...

AU REVOIR TO FRANCE

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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... Pegasus, a low cost airline that is run by Turkish Air. He got his desired exit row seat which was comfortable, I made him a nice sandwich; baguette, salami, tomatoes, cheese. He said he had the best meal on the flight! 1000 times better than the dried up airline versions.....

On the 13th, I drove to Angouleme again to pick John and Mike up at the station. I'm getting the hang of driving again.

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