Read our latest coverage from the Weekend section of The Times in January 2018
Why is the Perigord black truffle called a black diamond and what does it taste like?
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.
France is a food lovers’ paradise so where better to spend Valentines than in the beautiful Dordogne in South West France.
Perigord black truffle season runs from December through to the end of February. Join us as we go truffle hunting.
Did you know that the Bergerac region is home to over 12,000 hectares of vines, 13 AOC and more than 900 wine-growers?
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?
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.
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.
Tailor-made wine tours to introduce you to the spectacular wines of Bergerac.
Lazenne have created a great solution to safely bring home wines from your holiday.
If you're exploring the Bergerac wine region be sure to understand the different appellations first.
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.
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.
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".
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'.
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’.