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st michel de montaigne
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 3
Persons: 2
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 41499
Country: France

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Last Updated: July 13, 2019

We are an english couple who have been living in France for over twenty years, with our two sons aged 19 and 15. We run an organic vineyard producing red and (sometimes) rosé wines at the property. Most of the work we do is manual and we do need help from time to time, particularly at harvest time, which is usually mid to late September/early October.

We enjoy having people from different backgrounds and countries to stay with us here, adding new experiences for us and our children.

There is always stuff to do in the vegetable garden and around the house, and cooking etc. Guests are more than welcome to cook should they want to, as it makes a great (ex)change.
We also have a small flock of sheep which started as only 3 but is now eleven as we have found no acceptable means of limiting the numbers....

We can offer accommodation and meals to anybody who wants to come and help us, in exchange for 4 or 5 hours work a day, on average.

reviews (4)
Helper: Mike Macleod Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: United Kingdom Date: October 26, 2019
Ahhhh the delights of le vendage in France! Grape times, grape fun, grape peo... view complete review

Helper: Louise Mikkelsen Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Denmark Date: January 13, 2017
I spend three wonderful weeks during the 'Vendange' at Nick and Liz’ place! N... view complete review

Helper: Michael and Suzan Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Australia Date: October 22, 2016
Staying with Nick and Liz was an incredible experience. It was our first H... view complete review

Helper: Alexandre Puydebois Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: October 29, 2015
Very good holiday spent at Liz and Nick. I stayed for one month at the harves... view complete review

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