Posts tagged ‘Renoir’

A very special spring in Essoyes

“Springtime is always a busy time in agricultural communities, and this year is no different in southern Champagne, as local farmers tend to their crops–primarily wheat, rapeseed, and of course grapes for champagne…”

Continue Reading May 24, 2017 at 4:05 pm Leave a comment

A Peek Ahead at the Year of Renoir

“This year is the Year of Renoir not just in Essoyes, but throughout l’Aube, the département in which Essoyes is located, in the Champagne region of France…”

Continue Reading January 15, 2017 at 11:08 am Leave a comment

September in Essoyes…

It has not been an easy year for the vignerons in this area, whose year-round, painstaking, exacting work brings the world one of life’s greatest pleasures…champagne…

Continue Reading September 18, 2016 at 5:02 pm 2 comments

August in Essoyes

…some people leave to go to the South of France on vacation, and others come here to vacation, mostly from Paris, but also from Belgium and other places. You can tell the tourists from the townspeople (or the summer people) by the little maps they clutch in their hands as they walk the streets, following the trail of Renoir in Essoyes…

Continue Reading August 16, 2016 at 9:44 am Leave a comment

Essoyes, a wonderful little village in Champagne

…a perfect place to steal away and write from the heart…

Continue Reading April 3, 2009 at 6:08 pm Leave a comment

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