food & drink

Night markets (marche nocturne)

Gensac Night market

Night markets take place over the summer months, June to September.  They are held in our local villages of Gensac and Pessac as well as the larger towns of Sainte Foy la Grande and Castillon. Dates for the year are usually announced in April. Check back

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Rosé matched to Baked Apples with Fruit Mince

Rosé with Baked Apples and Fruit Mince

Try our “Organic Hand Picked” rosé matched with this delicious baked apple dish The Bordeaux Wine Council selected Chateau de Claribes Rosé as a show case wine and it would be a great choice to accompany this delicious dessert! The

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Sauvignon Blanc and Vacherin Mont D’Or

Vacherin Mont D'or and Chateau de Claribes Sauvignon Blanc

Hi there, don’t know if you remember us visiting last year. Just to let you know Anita and myself had your Bordeaux Blanc Sec Sauvignon Blanc on Christmas eve (my birthday) with a baked Vacherin Mont D’Or, crusty bread and

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Wonderful Afternoon set the Wedding Tone

Hi Helen Thank you so much for a wonderful afternoon which everyone really enjoyed , it set the tone for the whole wedding weekend …. wonderful wine, delicious food, and you ordered the sun as well!! Amazing! Jenny Drought

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Rosé Just Stunning

Stunning with Chateau de Claribes Rosé

Hi there ….just a wee note…… I did a tasting myself on the rosé…..very nice with a room temperature salad of tomato and basil, quite nice paired with a simple bowl of redcurrants with a little caster sugar but the

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Maison and Gigot of Lamb

Lamb and Boulangere Potatoes

Hi….just had my main course dinner……. Gigot of lamb – grilled- with courgettes fried in olive oil then finished with aged balsamic, tomatoes and mint and boulangere potatoes……matched with the ‘2005 Maison’ ….bloody brilliant!!! The key is to bring out

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