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Vines - Winter comes to Château Argadens

Vines - Winter comes to Château Argadens

2017 is getting off to a cold start. For this first week of January, Château Argadens has donned a beautiful mantle of white...[ Read more ]

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The K BAROQUE in Bordeaux: Château Argadens joins the troupe!

The K BAROQUE in Bordeaux: Château Argadens joins the troupe!

Original, quirky, astonishing… charming, moreish, warming… There are so many adjectives to describe this restaurant unlike any other in Bordeaux...[ Read more ]

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La Nuit de l'Agro-Ecologie - June 2016

La Nuit de l'Agro-Ecologie - June 2016

On June 23 last, Château Argadens’ Fabien Laborde took part in a public debate forming part of a national agro-ecology event, La Nuit de l’Agro-Ecologie, initiated by the French Ministry of Agriculture. More than 110 events were organised all over France.[ Read more ]

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Vines - The Magic of a Vineyard in Flower…

Vines -  The Magic of a Vineyard in Flower…

June, 15th - Those of us who live in the Gironde may still be waiting patiently for summer to arrive (and stay)  but the vines are making the most of these periods of light rain and warm sunshine, which means that at Château Argadens the vineyard is in full flower.[ Read more ]

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France - La Brasserie des Dames - La Rochelle

France - La Brasserie des Dames - La Rochelle

La Brasserie des Dames is universally acknowledged to be one of the best located restaurants in all of La Rochelle. But this brilliantly situated restaurant is first and foremost a family institution, run, today, by the fourth generation of the Thiebaud family. Its motto: Vrai Fait Maison (Real Home Cooking)...

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Vines - Morning Meetings at Argadens

Vines - Morning Meetings at Argadens

Every week, on Tuesday morning, I do a tour of the vineyard at Chateau Argadens. I visit each plot, looking at what condition the leaves and the bunches are in, hunting out insect larvae, checking on the vineyard team’s recent work (sucker removal, tying up..), how the vines have come on (what stage of phenolic ripeness they have reached, in particular) and, last but not least, having a good look at the state of the soil. My promenade gives me all the valuable information I need – along with the weather forecast, of course – to draw up the work plan for the coming week. That Tuesday morning, however,...[ Read more ]

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France - ARGADENS … further accolades, for its 2015 white wine!

France - ARGADENS … further accolades, for its 2015 white wine!

A Gold Medal in Lyon, Prix d’Excellence at Les Vinalies – the 2015 vintage will remain engraved in people’s memories and – have no doubt about it – in their tastebuds!
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Vines - 2015/216 winter at Château Argadens

Vines - 2015/216 winter at Château Argadens

After a rainless month of December the vines received plentiful precipitation, sometimes in the form of thunderstorms – 200mm/m² in January and 135mm/m² in February...

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