Chez Briar and Michel
About Briar

Briar and her husband Michel have been 'living the dream' since buying a vineyard property in the Beaujolais in 1998. While bringing up a family and holding down jobs they immersed themselves in turning this once neglected property into an idyllic retreat for holiday makers, who come to enjoy this fabulously beautiful region of the Beaujolais and all the charms it has to offer. Here you will find posts by Briar on: 'What’s been happening Chez Briar and Michel’ ‘What’s happening in the Beaujolais region’ ‘What you need to know to make the most of your visit to the Beaujolais'.

Paved Garden Path

4th November 2017
April 2017 was the month we paved the garden path. Our regular spring visiting friends Richard & Elaine (who most conveniently for us happen to love getting stuck into a project!) dug the side trenches to put in place the wooden edging planks (which hold back the earth in the rose boarders by being just 2cm above the final path level) whilst calculating and doing the lining up of string
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Driving in France Advice

3rd November 2017
Driving in France 1- Drivers must be 18+ 2- Speed limits – 130km auto-routes but 110 in rain (and 110km or 90km in certain signed areas) 110km split dual-carriageways 90km main roads ‘Nationals’ 50km built up areas & villages 30km near schools and dense population Village speed limit – as you arrive at a village you’ll see a sign stating its name – from this sign the speed limit is 50km
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