Press Release 17 July 2018
Chateau Feely® Art & Wine Afternoons 26 July and 2 August
and other Fringe Events during ‘Arts au Chateau’ in Saussignac, Village of Art & Wine
Experience sensory delight and creativity with Château Feely®, winner of two Best of Wine Tourism gold trophies and maker of award winning natural, organic and biodynamic wines, Art & Wine Afternoons, Thursdays 26 July and 2 August during Arts au Chateau in Saussignac.
The programme: Creative Workshops, Aroma game & Organic Wine Tasting (in English & French).
13h30-15h30 – Organic cheese platter, salad & bread served (€10 pp)
16h – Organic vineyard visit, family friendly wine aroma game (with prizes) & sensory wine tasting
17h – 1 hour painting workshop with red wine and walnut extract watercolour style with Sylviane Halbout
18h – 1 hour photography workshop (bring your phone/ camera)
Workshops and tastings free on these two open afternoons. Sensory Wine Tasting offered throughout the afternoon. Reservation recommended: by text 0033635933188 or email caro@ChateauFeely.com.
On 26 July go on to the night market in Saussignac, a once a year magical event with great food, wine and music, from 19h. On 2 August consider going on to dinner at Restaurant Le Lion D’Or open from 19h.
During the period of ‘Arts au Chateau’ in Saussignac (22 July- 5 August 2018) visit these ‘fringe’ Art Expos:
– at château Feely: Monday to Saturday 10-12h and 14h-18h: paintings by Mike Rumsby and Sylviane Halbout, sculptures by René-Paul, photographs by Ned Martin and up to 20% off wine purchases.
– at Café 1500: everyday 12h to 16h – art by Mike Rumsby and Martine Peyrat.
About Chateau Feely
Chateau Feely offers wine tasting, classes and wine & food pairing all year round Monday – Saturday by reservation. Find out more about Feely organic, biodynamic and natural no sulfite added wines, accommodation & wine school at www.ChateauFeely.com. High resolution photos available on demand caro@ChateauFeely.com. Caro Feely’s books include: Grape Expectations, Saving our Skins and Glass Half Full. The Chateau Feely® blog explores the theme of why choose organic wine, food and wine pairing and wine.
About Café 1500
Le Cafe 1500 is a relaxed and art-rich restaurant in Saussignac, serving freshly prepared fare in a beautiful rustic setting. See https://www.le1500.rocks/ for details.
About Arts au Chateau
Les Arts au Chateau is a diverse and exciting art exposition organised by Association Le CeP, Culture et Patrimoine des Coteaux de Saussignac, in Saussignac Castle 22 July to 5 August 2018 open 14h30 to 18h30 everyday.
About the Village of Saussignac
Saussignac, 20 minutes west of Bergerac and about half way between Bordeaux and Sarlat in South West France, is a village of art and wine and an engaged organic territory with more than 25% of the farmland certified organic.