‘La Chinoise’ de Budos

Discovered this little gem today close to the ruins of the original Château de Budos. It was built in the 17th Century as an Ice Store for the Château and is known as ‘La Chinoise’ (Don’t know why!) – Later used as a shelter and store for the workers in the vineyards.

Fromage Oh! Fromage

As a lover of all things dairy, especially cheese, the visit to our local Market from the fromage truck on Friday mornings is eagerly anticipated. As you know France is the worlds leading producer of the lovely stuff with over 360 varieties and l do believe that my friendly fromager manages to accomodate a sample ofContinue reading “Fromage Oh! Fromage”

Weekly Photo Challenge – Happy Place

Chateau Bertranon in St Croix de Mont can be found on the Saint Maxant Road between Cadillac and Langon in the Sud-Gironde. This glorious vineyard rolls away from the road and it’s fabulous gates towards, what in my opinion, is one of the most beautiful Chateau in the region. Every time we pass by myContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge – Happy Place”

Château Smith Haut – Lafitte No. 1

  Barry Flanagan’s fabulous sculpture entitled ‘HOSPITALITY’ (All photographs artwork and other images in this blog are © copyright redstuffdan and cannot be reproduced without his written permission and consent – All rights reserved)

Château de Léognan (a true beauty)

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Sunday Special – Gallery

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