Roman Wine?

Want to try wine the Romans drank?

How do you find a gift for a special for example a wealthy friend? A rare, interesting, delicious wine they simply can’t get is one answer.

Alian de la Castel de Brames
Alian de la Castel de Brames

At Castel de Brames yesterday evening

the heart of L’Occitane

buying wines made from some of the oldest vines in France, (mostly) for gifts.

Castel de Brames
Castel de Brames

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Queen’s Wine

The Queen’s Wine; “du vignoble de Gaillac”, at Domaine de la Chanade. 

Domaine de la Chanade
Domaine de la Chanade, note the olive trees

A chance invitation, a new friend and the Queen’s wine. 

The Queen's Wine, Galien.
The Queen’s Wine, Galien.

A chance encounter in Intermarche, Gaillac, the first day I arrived here in the Tarn, well actually one of 4, the other 3 were all people who remembered me, touched my heart, pleased to see I’d returned.

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Gaillac updated

Gaillac means wines, good foods, warm sun, seduction.

The heraldry of Gaillac
The heraldry of Gaillac


Alain Soreano, noted author, historian said of these Gaillac Collection paintings, “more than a match for anything in the Musee d’Orsay” ~  

All the pages relating to ‘Gaillac wine region‘ ( have been updated and repriced.

Texts have been much revised, some prices are up others are down.

Looking for the new masters of the 21 st century, the very best in modern painting investments?

You have found some here among my often astonishing paintings of South West France. 

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A Gaillac Reception

The Gaillac Reception 02.12.16, a beautiful evening.
The evening went well, M. Soriano (I hope I spelt his name correctly), the much respected author and historian gave good appreciation, a very flattering speech.
It seems your friend Gordon is now a celebrity in and of Gaillac… 

Gaillac Reception
Gaillac Reception
The paintings speak for them selves and for the region.
The paintings are now part of the long story of Gaillacois Tarn, I hope you will get to see them.

The Gaillac Reception
The Gaillac Reception 

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