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O'Vineyards B&B Carcassonne
Carcassonne Area
Food & Wine Get Away
Food & Wine Get Away

O’Vineyards Carcassonne Special Offer: Two nights Spacious room with views on vines, mountains or Carcassonne City lights O’Vineyards Winery visit Taste young wines from tanks and barrels Taste older vintages in bottles Both nights, enjoy Liz’s five course dinners at the winemaker’s table Wine included Value 580€ Book now Book now and get our special [...]


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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 [...]

Christmas Lunch near Carcassonne
Christmas Lunch near Carcassonne

This Christmas, we left the comfort of O’Vineyards Bed & Breakfast to eat lunch at La Barbacane Restaurant in l’Hotel de la Cité inside the medieval castle of Carcassonne. It’s one of the many Michelin starred restaurants within a twenty minute drive of our quaint country village. Even though Villemoustaussou is just a tiny village [...]

Carcassonne Market – Place Carnot
Carcassonne Market - Place Carnot

While you’re staying at O’Vineyards B&B, you might enjoy a short drive into Carcassonne to visit the local market in the Place Carnot.  Marketplaces like this one are a large part of French life and it’s always fun to see the big role fresh produce still plays in the lives of many locals. Place Carnot [...]

Carcassonne Cooking Workshop
Carcassonne Cooking Workshop

We just had another fun cooking workshop at Domaine O’Vineyards north of Carcassonne.  Two couples residing in our B&B got to watch my mom cook an entire meal before sitting down to devour it. If you’d like to book a cooking workshop, just give us a call or email. O’Vineyards Cooking Workshops 885 Avenue de [...]

Bottling Wine at O’Vineyards
Bottling Wine at O'Vineyards

After an epic bottling session (over 30,000 bottles!), it’s nice to kick back and enjoy the product of all that hard work.  Some of our guests took pictures of the bottling line while they were here, and then we sat down to drink some of the newly bottled wine. People say you’re not supposed to [...]

Toulouse Wine Tasting Weekend
Toulouse Wine Tasting Weekend

Get out of Toulouse for a couple days and enjoy one of the closest winemaking regions.  Driving from the peripherique of Toulouse to Villemoustaussou will take about 1 hour by car.  Once here, you’ll be surrounded by vines and the comforts of country life.  You’ll forget all about Airbus and your job in Toulouse as [...]

One Night, Many Wines – Wine Tasting Weekend
One Night, Many Wines - Wine Tasting Weekend

O’Vineyards Bed & Breakfast is proud to offer a new special called “One Night, Many Wines”.  You can participate in an extravagant tasting of O’Vineyards wines, enjoy a massive dinner, and retire to the peaceful comfort of your room in the middle of the vines. How many wines? MANY wines.  We’ll taste a full vertical [...]

Wine Tasting Weekend
Wine Tasting Weekend

O’Vineyards B&B is the perfect base of operations for a wine tasting weekend in the south of France. At different times of year, we offer a variety of in-house Wine Tasting Weekends where you can spend a couple of days exploring winemaking and wine drinking with the O’Connell family. Alternatively, you can plan day trips [...]

Canal du Midi – Pont du Fresquel
Canal du Midi - Pont du Fresquel

The Canal du Midi, one of the most interesting historical monuments in the entire region passes right through Villemoustaussou.  A few kilometers from the estate, you can park near the Pont du Fresquel canal lock and walk or ride bikes along the Canal du Midi, a UNESCO world heritage site. Advice about Engjoying the Canal [...]

Cooking Workshops at O’Vineyards
Cooking Workshops at O'Vineyards

“The wines were exceptional…Liz O’Connell is also a wonderful cook and at the vineyard they run cooking classes and also tours where the guests are treated to lovely food as well.” –JamieOliver.com, Danny McCubbin – Editor Food and wine at O’Vineyards My mom, Liz O’Connell, is a really great cook!  She’s always provided something to [...]

O’Vineyards Winery Tour
O'Vineyards Winery Tour

When you stay at O’Vineyards B&B, you should definitely take the vineyard tour. Winery and vineyard tours are normally 25€ per person, but the tour is complimentary for all guests at our Bed & Breakfast. Domaine O’Vineyards 885 Avenue de la Montagne Noire 11620 Villemoustaussou GPS coordinates: 43.259622, 2.340387 Google Maps – Mappy – Bing [...]

Metairie Montplaisir – Table d’Hote
Metairie Montplaisir - Table d'Hote

A neighborhood table d’hote If you enjoy eating at O’Vineyards Table d’Hote, you might also want to check out our neighbor’s restaurant service.  Metairie Montplaisir is a just fifteen minute drive from O’Vineyards and offers a totally different dining style. Metairie Montplaisir 2 Avenue René Cassin 11600 Conques sur Orbiel 33 4 68 25 87 [...]

O’Vineyards Table d’Hote
O'Vineyards Table d'Hote

As seen on Jamie Oliver’s Website “The wines were exceptional…Liz O’Connell is also a wonderful cook and at the vineyard they run cooking classes and also tours where the guests are treated to lovely food as well.” –JamieOliver.com, Danny McCubbin – Editor At O’Vineyards Table d’Hote, you can enjoy O’Vineyards wines the way they were [...]

Franck Putelat’s Le Parc – Carcassonne
Franck Putelat's Le Parc - Carcassonne

Le Parc is a must-see for foodies visiting Carcassonne. Franck Putelat, who used to be the chef at La Barbacane opened his own restaurant just outside the medieval castle where he has perfected his focus on nouvelle cuisine. Le Parc Chemin des Anglais 11000 Carcassonne 33 (0)4 68 71 80 80 Open Tuesday-Saturday closed from [...]

Jardin de L’ Evêque – Restaurant in Carcassonne
Jardin de L' Evêque - Restaurant in Carcassonne

There are dozens of places to eat within the ramparts of the medieval Cité de Carcassonne. When the weather’s nice, try to find a place to eat outside. Several restaurants have an exterior sitting area. Le Jardin de l’Eveque carries O’Vineyards wine and has a whole menu designed to be eaten outdoors in the shade [...]

La Barbacane – Hotel de la Cité
La Barbacane - Hotel de la Cité

There are lots of wonderful places to eat in the Carcassonne area.  But very few restaurants can compete with the cachet of eating in La Barbacane, a gastronomic restaurant decorated in the rich, neo-gothic style that defines the medieval castle of Carcassonne. La Barbacane Place Auguste-Pierre Pont 11000 Carcassonne +33 4 68 71 98 71 [...]

Harvest Barbecue
Harvest Barbecue

It’s August and we’re enjoying the summer sunshine that helps ripen the grapes at this time of year. One of our favorite things to do is to abandon the kitchen and hit up the barbecue.  BBQ lets everybody enjoy the weather and natural surroundings of the vineyard. Here are some photos of a garden party [...]

Walking Trails – Plateau de la Bade
Walking Trails - Plateau de la Bade

O’Vineyards is located on the highest part of Villemoustaussou and the Syrah vines are actually on the Plateau de la Bade which reaches 200 meters above sea level.  While staying at O’Vineyards, you’ll have the opportunity to walk along the various trails on the Plateau de la Bade. Garrigue It’s more than just a pretty [...]


Carcassonne is a great place to get amazing food because we’re smack in the middle of so many different geographical regions.  You have foie gras and magret de canard from the southwest.  You find great agricultural produce as you move north and west along the Canal du Midi to Toulouse.  There are cheeses to the [...]

Picnic near Gouffre Geant de Cabrespine
Picnic near Gouffre Geant de Cabrespine

Some of our guests visited the Gouffre Geant de Cabrespine, an amazing geological formation north of Carcassonne and O’Vineyards. They planned a lovely picnic in the mountains near Cabrespine. These winding mountain roads that lead to Cabrespine often have beautiful little rest areas and trails alongside them. If you bring a picnic basket, you’re bound [...]

Picnic in Castle Ruins near Carcassonne
Picnic in Castle Ruins near Carcassonne

A few nights ago, I visited the castle ruins of the Chateaux de Lastours with a picnic basket and some guests. I’m a big fan of picnics.  They’re a fantastic way to enjoy the natural surroundings and historic sites of the region around O’Vineyards.  Plus, if you ever have one of the really big meals [...]