Châteauneuf du Pape

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traces GPS Coup De Pied De La Mule

The “coup de pied de la mule” is a fun & friendly 10k run that takes place every year before Christmas in Châteauneuf du Pape. Amongst the particularities of this run, be prepared to get a warmup by the pope “himself” and to be surrounded by many Christmas and wine themed costumes! No special difficulties
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bourgeon en débourrement

Vines are waking up again after their long winter sleep. It is really beautiful to see these buds slowly getting out of their cottony envelope to start a new life… CANON EOS 6D ISO 100 f/4.5 1/200 s Macro lens 100mm

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photo d'une vigne qui pleure

Did you ever know that vines “cry”? Yes they do, after pruning, when the sap starts running again in the plant. I took this picture this morning after having waited for this very special moment to see the “tears” of la Gardine. Canon EOS 6D f/4 1/200 s 100 mm iso 100

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coucher de soleil dans les vignes

I took this sunset picture today, at what photographers like to call “the golden hours”, in the vineyards of Château de la Gardine. CANON EOS 6D Lens Canon EF USM 100 mm f/2.8 Macro iso 100 f 4.5 1/200 s

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photo d'un vieux cep de grenache

I took once again advantage of the chance I have to work in a beautiful vineyard (château de la Gardine) this morning. I spent one hour taking some pictures, trying to capture the atmosphere. It was already very warm, even if it was only 9pm, and the cicadas were already singing, sound mixed with lots
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Plat de daube au chateauneuf du pape blanc

Recipe This recipe is an aboslutely fantastic dish because it is a lighter atlternative to a classic red wine daube (stew). It is very delicate but quite pricey, mostly because of the use of white Châteauneuf du Pape wine  Ingredients 3 pounds boneless veal shoulder, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces 2 chopped onions 2 sliced
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