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The "Ferme Aquacole"

The Ferme Aquacole Bertrand Jung studied agriculture and aquaculture. During a training visit to Le Verdon, he discovered how good oysters and prawns were in the Médoc and he stayed here! We took a tour with Bertrand Jung, which he ran for a French group. First, he explained the environmental conditions for his breeding which he has been working on since 1989: the water in the breeding pool is a mixture of fresh water from the Gironde and salt water from the sea.....
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Red gold of the Médoc

L'or rouge du Médoc In the commune of Gaillan-en-Médoc, not far from the vineyards and near the road to Pin Sec beach, you’ll find one of the most unusual crops in the Médoc. After his travels and the ups and downs of life, François Soum returned to his native Médoc aiming to achieve one of his dreams...
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A Wine Grower from Macau...

A Wine Grower from Macau... Château Moutte Blanc is a small property of 4.5 hectares in Macau. It incorporates 3 distinct “appellations” : Bordeaux Supérieur, Haut-Médoc and Margaux, and produces up to 7 different wines. At the beginning of the 1980s, Guy (a publicity artist) and Josette (in pharmaceutical sales), reached retirement age and happened to take over the running of a small 1 hectare plot belonging to Josette’s family...
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A journey 100 % offline

journey 100 % déconnecté A new phenomenon exists in our digital world, where everything is connected 24/7 throughout the year. Many of us are or become completely addicted to their phone, computer, tablet, or other means of connection. Emails, Facebook, SMS, Visio, etc., are many factors that bring some of us to the brink of breakdown or burn-out. Solutions exist, an escape to the mid- Atlantic or Greenland for example...
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The Wine Store and the Music School

La cave et l'école de musique Natives of Normandy, Ludovic and Catherine have re-invented themselves by creating a wine store , and by playing music. Ludovic Tihi was 43 when he experienced an existentialist moment. He was selling hygiene products and disinfectants in Le Havre. He was an excellent marketing man, in the prime of life, very well paid, and was probably heading for the top position in his company...
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Médoc aventures: Videos for the Médoc

Médoc aventures: Videos for the Médoc I moved from Ireland with my Family just over a year ago. My wife is from Bordeaux. I have visited the city and surrounding countryside many times over the last seven years on holidays and slowly fell in love with the area...
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Com'in Médoc : Communication at the service of the Médoc

Com'in Médoc : Communication at the service of the Médoc Depuis plusieurs mois, sur le littoral aquitain et surtout médocain, un phoque avait élu domicile sur nos belles plages. Arrivé tout jeune sur nos plages, sûrement dû au goût de l'aventure de ce jeune mammifère ayant quitté sa colonie, le jeune phoque avait prit l'habitude de rendre visite aux surfeurs et plagistes sur une grosse partie du littoral girondin. Les surfeurs lui avait même donné un surnom " le phoque You "...
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Grape picking in the Médoc

Grape picking in the Médoc For many years I have been contemplating about working at the wine harvest. But there was always something keeping me from doing it... Last year I turned my dream into reality. But my original enthusiasm to work for he whole harvest of two weeks was dampened by a good friend – how good a friend he was, I only realised later...
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La fleur au fusil

La fleur au fusil “Le rendez-vous des chasseurs”, the legendary bar run by Bernard Metenier for over 20 years, opposite the market place in Saint-Vivien, has become “La fleur au fusil”, a restaurant not to be missed this summer and much praised on the grapevine. The terrace of “Le rendez-vous des chasseurs” was THE place to meet where languages from all over the world could be heard...
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Galloways in Médoc

Galloways en Médoc Dania Boettcher, who is of Danish origin, settled in the Médoc in 1999, attracted by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and the open and relatively unspoiled natural environment, and initially set about the purchase and restoration of a traditional farmhouse. In 2002 Dania inherited from her uncle a passion to breed pure bred Spanish horses of the Cartujano race She was lucky to start with a gift of a breeding stallion...
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