Stephen Cronk was invited to host a Mirabeau wine tasting with Trond Moi, a famous Norwegian chef, during a cooking class at Lou Marronie in Cotignac.
Banon is a gorgeous goats’ cheese (chèvre) that gained its AOC in 2003. It was first made in the village of Puimichel, approximately 1.5 hours north of our village Cotignac in the département of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. Here we show how the Ouidette family make their outstanding chèvre.
One of the more unusual developments in winemaking has been the re-introduction of ploughing by horse. The horses work a busy seven to eight hours a day and it typically takes 18 hours to plough a single hectare of vines. This film was made at the famous Maison M. Chapoutier in the northern Rhone, France.
Aups is a small, bustling market town in the northern Var, Provence and it is also the home of the third largest truffle market in France . In this short film we see not only the truffle market in full swing but also demonstrations of various shapes and sizes of truffle hinting dogs and, of […]
Professional chef Mirjam de Wilde demonstrates how to make this delicious dish which is ideal for large dinner parties as it take hardly any time and is SO simple to prepare. And by the way, even though it has 40 cloves of garlic, it’s actually not at all overpowering once they’ve caramelised. In fact it is sublime!
We harvest our grapes between 3am and 11am so that we can benefit from the cool of the night. We also get to see some lovely views of dawn breaking over the hills of Provence. In this film we show an efficient a modern machine harvester in action in the vineyards around the village of Pourcieux.