livingincognac-grapes-in-august

Last business week before the holidays, and we enjoy a lot  the long summer evenings, dinning  outside with friends and talking of this and that… It seems that we live 2 days in one…

In the vineyards, the winegrowers work in the morning time, when the temperature is not too hot. Frederic explains us the trimming and weeding operations. What better than small videos to understand…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZCl3x-ZJHY&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTPjaRzbhg8&feature=youtu.be

 

Continue reading Back on a bright august in cognac… and Tuscany

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livingincognac -bluespassion-festival

After a grey and rainy june,  rather unusal for the season, july came with sun and heat  in its luggages.

First musical moment of the summertime in the region,  the Cognac Blues Passion Festival. International blues, rock-pop headliners came in Cognac, such as  emerging young artists,  playing  in  the starry night.  Iggy Pop, Marianne Faithfull, The Cranberries…. were present for this edition.  It means for me that holidays are not so far right now. Continue reading Musical july in cognac

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livingincognac-anneloloumfrangeul

Really, an amazing place. Blue of sky has always inspirated painters and photographs : never the same, from dawn to sunset, and so bright.  Many shades of green are present everywhere, from that of the vineyards to that of the woods. In fall season, when a morning mist appear, the landscape becomes magic. And what about  the sunset on the walls of the houses, build with the  white limestome of Charente. The amber color of the cognac after his ageing period answers to the fall colors of nature. Live here  allows to see, day after day, an unbelievable symphony of colours. Continue reading The chance to live in cognac region

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