France: South West France

The Dordogne

The Wines of Bergerac, Duras, Marmande and Buzet
By Paul Strang

This Guide was last updated on 28 July 2011
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Clos d’Yvigne amongst the vines © Peter Harvey

Clos d’Yvigne

Address: Le Bourg, 24240 Gageac et Rouillac
Tel: 05 53 22 94 40  Fax: 05 53 23 47 67
Geo-coordinates:  Latitude: 44:47:56N (44.79882)    Longitude: 0:20:57E (0.34913) 

Patricia Atkinson is everyone’s favourite grower and just short of canonization. Nearly as well-known a writer as a wine grower, her books tell of her struggles starting a Bergerac vineyard from scratch. Her sweet Saussignac is top-class, but her dry whites and reds are also fine and good value.

Useful information: English language no problem of course, appointment essential, no charge, small groups possible.


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