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At first glance, visitors are often surprised by the black walls and roofs in cognac landscape. Far from being a sign of dirt or neglect, this colour means wealth : cognac sleeps inside. Nearby vineyards, and well protected, some green oaks, hazelnuts or linden trees, grow in the utmost secrecy. On winter time, men and dogs roam theses places to harvest a precious black mushroom : the truffle. Both sides, it’s telling  time, patience and skill. Continue reading Black colour means wealthy in cognac

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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…

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

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