Events and Activities
"Flamme de l'armagnac"J F M A M J J A S O N D
During this time many Armaganc producers hold open houses, and the towns of the Armagnac producing region of Gers deparment organize events that include Armagnac tasting, medieval festivals, cooking with Armagnac démonstrations, etc.
Many events are free.
"Pacherenc du Vic Bilh de la Saint-Sylvestre" wine celebrationJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Each year on December 31st grape pickers gather in the vineyards to gather the candied up berries that make the "Pacherenc du Vic Bilh de la Saint-Sylvestre" ice wine. The harvesting - that takes place late evening at torchlight! - is followed by a celebratory dinner that is also the New Year feast!
"Les marchés au gras du Gers"J F M A M J J A S O N D
In the halls of the "bastides" of the Gers, a bastion of quality French foie gras, you can meet the producers of foie gras, duck breast and duck "confit", get tips and recipes.
The foie gras markets of Gers are unique in France by their importance.