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Archive for January, 2012
Les Ampelofolies – Truffle Festival
Les Ampelofolies - Truffle Festival

Every year, on the Saint Vincent (patron saint of winemakers), there is a truffle market in Moussoulens.  The market is called les ampelofolies and it celebrates the link between wine, truffles, and all sorts of produits du terroir (including berets apparently). Here are some pictures of les Ampelofolies from January 22, 2012. This event takes [...]

The Beret Game
The Beret Game

There are many wonderful ways to pass time in the south of France.  But one of my favorites is the Beret Game.  It’s very simple.  You go to an outdoor event or public place and try to find the largest concentration of berets possible. If you have a camera, the goal is to take a [...]

Holiday Wines and January Sales
Holiday Wines and January Sales

“O’Vineyards wine tasting combined with chocolate tasting = successful Christamas Eve!” –MS It’s absolutely heart warming to see pictures, tweets, and status updates about so many of you enjoying our wines during the holidays.  If you had a glass of O’Vineyards, I hope it was the perfect wine for a festive occasion.  A gathering of [...]