Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke, ‘who died in 1797, is best known for his late writings on the 1789 French Revolution. The 18th-century member of [the British] Parliament, who was a Whig, was one of the first to decry the revolt as the dangerous work of a swinish multitude. In a...

Domaine Anthéa

Domine Anthéa was an organic estate located on Sallès d’Aude, a commune in the Aude department in southern France. The owners have retired.  Owner: Serge Ziggiotti and his wife Josette. Serge was described by Hilary Wright (2000, p.158) as a ‘sixties wild...

Vincent van Gogh

Vincent Willem van Gogh was a Dutch post-impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art. In just over a decade, he created about 2,100 artworks, including around 860 oil paintings, most of which date from the...

Mas de la Dame

Mas de la Dame is an organic estate in the Provence region of France. In 1889 Vincent van Gogh painted his impression of the estate on canvas. The canvas, owned by a Frenchman, was stolen while on loan for an exhibit in New York in 1989. Red wines Coteaux d’Aix en...

Die

Die, pronounced dee is a commune, former episcopal see, and sub-prefecture of the Drôme department in the Rhône valley in southeastern France. The region around Die is known as the Diois. It marks the transition from Alpine to Mediterranean climes. The town, flanked...