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Le Poème de Grignan Restaurant in the Drôme Provençale

Contributor blog post by Michel:

We have been to Grignan in the Drôme Provençale several times, an area that falls between the Rhône River and the Alps north of the Vaucluse. So when we were in Sablet last fall with friends Steve and Mary, we took a day trip to Grignan and ate lunch at Le Poème de Grignan, one of our favorite restaurants.

We drove past olive groves and fields with row after row of lavender which a few months earlier must have been a sea of purple and buzzing honey bees. Grignan sits on a large rocky peak crowned by a huge castle, formerly owned by Adhémar de Monteil.

…Continue reading here for Michel’s photo tour of this hilltop village with its 13th century defensive walls.  When you visit Grignan (town website) you might want to follow Michel’s lead and have a meal at this gastronomic restaurant:

Le Poème de Grignan
Rue Saint Louis
26230 Grignan
Tel: 04 75 91 10 90
(Closed Tuesday nights and Wednesdays)

Via:: Our House in Provence

      

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Michel and Shirley

Michel and Shirley

Michel and Shirley, live in wine country, in Windsor, California. They have a full family with two beautiful daughters and five amazing grandchildren. Michel's day job is as CEO of Chancellor Health Care, a company which provides housing and services to older adults.

Previously a co-owner of a popular French bistro called Bistro des Copains located in Western Sonoma County California. The Bistro was closed in early 2015, after nine years!

In 2008, after searching for years and visiting many houses they bought a 17th century stone village house in the medieval village of Sablet which is in the Vaucluse region of Provence France.

Please read about the Sablet House (available for rent) and follow their blog Our House in Provence.

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