trips Feed

We walked all around this property, up on top of huge wine tanks (I'm scared of heights but I do it for you, dear reader), to a super modern bottling line, and then to the completely incongruously ridiculously small room in the middle of it all, where the single wood-fired armagnac still is slowly churning out eau de vie. Read more →

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I had the chance to visit the Chateau Castarede, a 17th Century estate/castle in the Bas Armagnac region where they produce armagnac. Florence Castar├Ęde was our host for the day. Read more →

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Most houses grow grapes or make wine or distill wine or age brandy, but Baron De Lustrac, or more accurately the company Mill├ęsimes et Tradition, they mostly bottle up single-vineyard, single-grape, single-vintage armagnacs that have been stored on the property where they were distilled. Read more →

Camper's Book: Tonic Water AKA G&T WTF is now available for sale.