Correns – France’s First Organic Village

June 18, 2010

Michael Latz, French Vineyards winemaker and maire of France’s first organic village, features in the first edition of Gilbert & Gaillard’s new magazine. 

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Vine Lodgings – Food and Travel Magazine July 2010

June 15, 2010

Next month’s Food and Travel magazine publishes a selection of fabulous vineyard holiday destinations.  Featured are seven award-winning wineries from Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Languedoc and Provence. All the wineries (like  Chateau Saint Estève de Néri, featured below) are exceptional places.  Staying at any of these properties is a joy and it’s the best way to discover a wine region, its wines and the people who make them.

A spot of grape treading at Chateau Saint Estève de Néri 

Want to stay at one of the featured properties? Click on the property name for more details…

Bordeaux – Chateau Pierre de Lune, Chateau de la Grave, Chateau du Tertre

Burgundy – Chateau de Messey

Champagne – Domaine Ployez-Jacquemart

Languedoc and Provence – Domaine Gayda, Chateau Saint Estève de Néri


Claribès Wins Bronze at IWC

June 15, 2010

Congratulations to Helen and Nick at Chateau Claribès in Gensac near Sainte Foy whose latest wine – Vieille Vigne Malbec – has just been awarded a Bronze Medal at the International Wine Challenge in London.  This award follows stars from the renowned French wine guide the Guide Hachette and goes to prove that British winemakers are pleasing palates on both sides of the channel!  You can visit Helen and Nick’s organic vineyard, taste their wines and stay in the gite next door to the Chateau – click here for details.