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P - PINEAU

P - PINEAU

As you drive through any of the country lanes in the Poitou-Charentes region, especially through those flanked by rows of vines, you will undoubtedly see signs, often hand-written, for ‘Pineau’ or ‘Pineau des Charentes’...

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O - OYSTERS

O - OYSTERS

OYSTERS...

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Q - IRQUA

Q - IRQUA

IRQUA...

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R - RABBIT…AND OTHER LOCAL MEATS

R - RABBIT…AND OTHER LOCAL MEATS

RABBIT…AND OTHER LOCAL MEATS...

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S - SAFFRON

S - SAFFRON

SAFFRON...

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S - SALT

S - SALT

SALT...

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T - TRUFFLES

T - TRUFFLES

TRUFFLES...

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U - URCHINS

U - URCHINS

URCHINS...

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V - VINEGAR

V - VINEGAR

Few people make the connection between vinegar and sour wine or vin aigre, but that is essentially what the word vinegar means. In fact, vinegar production can be as complicated and delicate a procedure as wine production itself…

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W - WINE

W - WINE

Whether you are a pineau enthusiast or a cognac connoisseur, you may wonder how Poitou-Charentes has room at all for any more grapes. But being sandwiched between two of France’s most celebrated wineproducing regions, Bordeaux and the Loire Valley, Poitou-Charentes is perfectly placed for a winegrowing region...

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