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Home wine tasting

Are you a large group on holiday or holding a dinner party with friends? If you would like to explore the Bergerac wines but getting to the vineyards is difficult, then a home wine tasting with Max may be perfect for you.

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Food lovers' paradise

France is a food lovers’ paradise so where better to spend Valentines than in the beautiful Dordogne in South West France.

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Reason to visit the Dordogne - Black Truffles

Perigord black truffle season runs from December through to the end of February. Join us as we go truffle hunting.

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Reason to visit the Dordogne - Bergerac wine

Did you know that the Bergerac region is home to over 12,000 hectares of vines, 13 AOC and more than 900 wine-growers?

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Navigating a gastronomic region?

Navigating a region's food scene can have you going round in circles.  Restaurants and wine bars all tempting you in.  Guidebooks and Trip Advisor are a great place to start but how do you know you have searched all the options, and, how do you know what you want?

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A 'bite size' experience of the Dordogne

From the gourmet delights of Michelin-starred restaurants to a feast of classic specialities at a ferme auberge, we’ve used our local knowledge of the Dordogne to bring you gastro guided weekends - sharing some of the best gourmet and wine experiences this French region has to offer.

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Wine weekend in the Bergerac vineyards

Perfect for those who want to know that little bit more about Bergerac wines our weekends, based in South West France, run October through March.

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Full day wine tour of the Bergerac vineyards

Tailor-made wine tours to introduce you to the spectacular wines of Bergerac.

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Flying with wine

Lazenne have created a great solution to safely bring home wines from your holiday.

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Getting to know Bergerac wines

If you're exploring the Bergerac wine region be sure to understand the different appellations first.

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Blind wine tasting

When you approach wine there are three elements you naturally look for – the colour, the smell and the taste. However, take these elements away and we’ve been surprised by the results.

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Put a sock on it!

When you approach wine there are three elements you naturally look for – the colour, the smell and the taste. But we are also influenced by the label and price. However, take these elements away and we’ve been surprised by the results. On our recent Wine Exploration week we went on the hunt for great value wines from less well known vineyards.

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Like ducks to water

A great article in Living France, October 2016, from an interview between Duck & Truffle's Kate and Living France writer Catriona Burns... "a love of food and wine inspired two couples to team up and launch a business running gourmet weekends and wine tours in Dordogne".

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Guest blog: We like wine, we've been drinking it for years

Three couples who have known each other for many years took the opportunity for a holiday together at a gite in the Dordogne. Here's an article one friend wrote on their 'perfect day'. 

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Putting the pieces together

How did a local gastro guided tour company meet a famous author? It was during the winter of 2015, as we updated the agenda for our Black Diamond gastro guided tour, that we realised so many of the places we were visiting - restaurants, vineyards and historic sites - plus the accommodation we were providing, were all in the footsteps of ’Bruno, Chief of Police’.

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