Carts & Carriages

Buying this old building has been a little like stepping into a time capsule. We believe the old winery was abandoned over 60 years ago, probably due to a devastating flood. There is evidence that belongings of value were hoisted up to the top floor to get them out of the water and it looks like the flood was...

Our fabulous Workaways

Work on the Old Winery began in earnest Last week when we were joined by Hannah & Lucas from Colorado and Wendy's son Tom. We found Hannah & Lucas through www.workaway.info a great website for people who want to travel and are happy to work in return for board and lodgings. They are with us for just over 2...

And so the wheels go round..!

Over the last couple of months there's been a great deal of progress and soon we will be able to reveal the upstairs of the Old Winery as all the rooms are now laid out. The first fix electrics have taken place and the plumbing is in progress. There have been 3 other important stages reached too, we now...

In the Rafters

Its been a busy couple of months and thanks to the glorious weather the builders were able to crack on and finished the roof a couple of weeks go. You can just see the new pan tiles on the above photograph taken looking down the river Clamoux from the far bridge. Next step was to put up the rails for...

Beam Me UP..!

We had hoped the roof would be finished by now but due to the flooding the Languedoc suffered last October most of the builders in the area were helping people fix up their damaged properties so we were happy to wait for our roof. A week into January the builders began lifting beams into place and it seemed as though...