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...

Slow Progress…

Its been a while since we updated our blog on the progress of the Old Winery renovation and that's because progress has been slow. But last week the old roof was taken off and that's given a big boost to the project. We hope the new roof will be on by mid January and then we can begin work on...

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...

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...

Block & Beam

Its been an action packed couple of months since we last posted progress at The Old Winery as in goes the concrete block and beam ceiling. This will help to pull the old building together and give us a wonderful basis for the underfloor heating in the bedrooms and bathrooms. Seeing the old beams removed and the concrete ones...