Gaillac wine, France

Française  France’s most surprising wine, Gaillac wine; secret, seductive, at the heart of old l’Occitane, ~ “The Gaillac Collection”. Flag_of GB half inch .svg

Welcome aboard: introducing a region many call “a paradise on Earth”. 

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Lastours, painting
At Lastours

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The Gaillac Collection:

more than a match for anything in the Musee d’Orsay” said Alain Soreano of Gaillac, author and historian when opening my exhibition at the Centre Culturale, Gaillac, December 2016.

Chateau de Saurs
Hyperlink > Chateau de Saurs, available, £12,500 / 13.000

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There was a time when Gaillac wines were among the most desired in France… how could that be so?

My ‘Gaillac Collection’ is an opportunity in more senses than one.

To date, this fine collection has not as [yet] been shown outside of Gaillac and this web site.

 

 

 

 

Hyperlink > Château de Lacroux < available, £5000. / 5.900

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Dream of  a region blessed with it’s own benevolent micro climate, noted for exceptionally beautiful landscapes, gourmet foods, a wide variety of produce and increasingly, Vin du Coq, the Gaillac Wines traditional brand mark.

Today the Gaillac reputation is being rediscovered, by whom and why is quite a story, meanwhile I can let you in on a few of the secrets of Gaillac, via these pages and links

 

 

Domain du Barry
Hyperlink > Domain du Barry, 25 August, available, £ 1, 500. /  1.775

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These are wines with an amazing history which includes roots that go at least as deep as the Phoneticians who planted the first vines and being the inspiration for Dom Pérignon who is attributed with creating Champagne.

 

Chateau Lastours
Hyperlink > Chateau Lastours                available,  £ 3,500  /  4.141 

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Here is a region formerly very famous for it’s fine, distinctive wines, enjoyed by among others, Kings of England and the founding fathers of the United States of America, a reputation lost to disaster during the 19th century.

 

Château de Terride
Château de Terride,                                     available, £  2,000.00  /  2.366 

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Until very recently, remote, almost secretive, independent, still certainly seductive, was famed for its independent winegrowers was famous long centuries before Bordeaux.

 

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Château de Terride

Château Clément Termes
Château Clément Termes   £ 1,500. /  1.775 

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Photo titles here are hyperlinks to more about each painting.

Follow the ‘Further Reading‘ the link near the end of this page, to discover some of why  Gaillac is such an extraordinary, exciting region but mostly browse on and enjoy.

Castel de Brames, Lisle sur Tarn, Gaillac 26.08.16
Castel de Brames, Lisle sur Tarn, Gaillac             £ 3,500. / 4.141

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This fertile region was until recently considered remote.

People joked with some truth, “even the French don’t go there“.

 

Gaillac, a view including the Abbaye St Michel. Available, £6500.
Gaillac, a view including the Abbaye St Michel.         £ 2,500  /  2.958 

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The beautiful  Gaillac Collection has only once been exhibited, has not yet been shown outside of Gaillac.

That once was by invitation of the municipal at the Service Culture de la ville de Gaillac. 80 place d’Hautpoul, December 2016.

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sunset-and-vines-Peyres Roses-26-11-16,            £ 3,000.  /  3.550 

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Imagine, an exhibition, in major cities, London, Paris, New York?

Ideally to include the paintings as the core, presented with products of the region, wines, foods, other, and live music.

Who could refuse such an invitation?

What an opportunity for a sponsor, imagine …

 

 

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Gaillac and the river Tarn
Gaillac plien aire    £ 2,000  /  2.336

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Gaillac, in and around  Gaillac you can still discover the seductive ambience of  old South West France at its best.

Gaillac and Albi as towns, the nearby bastide villages, will repay you richly for your visit, the shopping, the restaurants and cafes, the old quarters, the parks and museums and naturally, the very varied wines.

Chateau Meyragues, Gaillac
Chateau Meyragues, Gaillac    £ 2500  /  2.959

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Chateau Meyrages, lovingly restored over 30 years offers the latest developments in bio dynamic wines.

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Chateau Lastours Avenue, (unfinished), available
Chateau Lastours Avenue, (unfinished), available

 

Domaine de la Tronque, 23.09.16
Hyperlink > Domaine de la Tronque,                   £ 3,000  /  3.550 

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Well established among Gaillac wines you can find the latest thinking in bio and bio dynamic wines.

 

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To further tempt you there is the business of following the wine trails, scaling the Bastides and naturally, the many pleasures of a beautiful varied landscape that teems with wild life.

Bastide de Levis
Bastide de Levis    £ 1,500  /  1.775 

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Typically Gaillac
Typically Gaillac     SOLD

you could have sold that painting five times over“; Sean Day, Managing Director, Harwich Mayflower Project.

 

Gaillac, Valley of Wines
Gaillac, Valley of Wines,    £ 1,500.  /  1.775 

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Port of Gaillac 1863
Port of Gaillac 1863      SOLD

Gaillac the port, 1863, ancient quarter, a charming  southern French town with deep medieval roots.

In July 2019 an invitation arrived at my studio to attend the opening ceremony of  the Chinese-Gaillac International  “Festival des Lanterns” run in conjunction with the Chinese Government. Last year the festival attracted 350,000 visitors. The reason, my painting “Gaillac the port, 1863,” was the only European artwork to inspire some of the Chinese artists.

 

Farm & sunflowers
Hyperlink to > Farm & sunflowers   £ 950. /  1.124 €

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To discover why Gaillac is even among special places, very special,  history and future, sample Further Reading

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Gaillac et le coq
Gaillac et le coq

You can commission simply by contacting us, or purchase these paintings via our ‘Payments‘ page using Paypal or bank to bank;(we can advise and help with the wines too). 

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You can commission a painting like these…

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I hope you will enjoy discovering Gaillac wine as much as I have.

A word of caution, Gaillac is a seductive region, you may find you want to live there !

If you like what you seen here I can assure you, you will love the original paintings …

 

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Gordon Frickers © 20.02.15, Updated 10.02.2020

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