Posts from On the road

  • On the trail of the cadoles in the Beaujolais region

    Cadoles are typical buildings in the Beaujolais region. They are charming, dry-stone huts in amongst the vines. Now often used as places to shelter during storms or to eat a snack or meal, they were once also used as storerooms or, on rare occasions, as a temporary home for winegrowers.

    When you're following the Wine Route, see if you can spot these unusual-looking huts, hidden in the heart of the vines…

  • The 2017 fête des Crus

    If somebody said to you "it's fête time in the Beaujolais region" many of you would automatically think of the third Thursday in November, the release date of Beaujolais Nouveau wines. It is the flagship event in the Beaujolais winegrowing area that is eagerly anticipated around the globe. But it's not the only fête.

    The Beaujolais region has many fêtes and festivals throughout the year. In the spring, there’s the fête des crus

  • Vdeo: The Beaujolais Wine Road

    The Beaujolais Wine Route, the best way to discover the region, in my view ! I’m on my bike for this Beaujolais Moment. Let’s go !

  • Photos : Walk in Beaujolais

    There are many walks to do in the Beaujolais region through the vines.

  • Photos : Beaujolais beauties at spring

     

    Spring is the opportunity to discover the Beaujolais region on the day of renewal. Soft green trees and hills, flowers and vines with budding leaves invade the landscape.

  • Photos : The sweetness of Beaujolais in Autumn

    Discover the beautiful colors of the Beaujolais in Autumn