"Our cookery session took place at the Seigneurie de Peyrat, near Pézenas, where we also sampled some of the estate's wonderful wines - red and white, but also a wonderful rosé, all presented to us by the château's Cécile Espada."
“Just opened in Languedoc: restored 19th century Château de La Redorte is set in the middle of a family-owned vineyard bordering the Canal du Midi. Wine tasting and truffle hunting are de rigueur. Doubles from £94.”
“Having acquired an exceptional elevated site on the shores of a beautiful Mediterranean lagoon, Propriétés & Co has announced the launch of La Baraquettte, which will include a 40-room luxury hotel among luxury apartments, shopping centre, bars and restaurants.”
“Charles Weston Baker, head of international developments at Savills estate agency, describes it as "the best new project in France in 20 years." That's high praise from a man who has marketed many of the world's most luxurious resorts.”
Seaside ports in Languedoc are like St Tropez used to be before Brigitte Bardot arrived” says Miguel Espada of Propriétés & Co with only a hint of exaggeration. Several upmarket hotel chains agree. Banyan Tree and Six Senses are among five star brands said to be eyeing up locations in the Languedoc.
“With a vision to provide a little piece of their enviable French lifestyle to investors and visitors alike, they set out to build and restore boutique developments that would remain authentic and classy, yet not pretentious.”