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CORONAVIRUS - Gourmet Odyssey makes a few changes

23 March 2020

In response to the exceptional circumstance that we are currently living through, we have taken the following measures to adapt to the present situation, our priority being to protect as best we can the health and…

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A new vintage gets underway

18 February 2020

As the 2019 vintage rests and starts the ageing process in the cellar, the winemakers are busy outside, secateurs in hand, to prepare for the 2020 vintage.  In the mind-set of a winemaker, the start to a new year, means…

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Adopt-a-Vine for your Valentine

07 February 2020

Are you looking for an original gift for St Valentine's?  Adopting some organic vines is the perfect St Valentine's present for wine lovers.  Choose from the main wine growing regions in France and get behind the scenes…

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The 2020 wine guides select Gourmet Odyssey partner wineries

26 November 2019

As usual, the organic wineries chosen to be the partners of the Gourmet Odyssey Wine Experience have had their wines selected amongst the best in France and included in the 2020 wine guides.  Just reward for their hard…

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The Gourmet Odyssey Wine Experience celebrates its 10th Birthday

04 November 2019

It's now been 10 years since Gourmet Odyssey was created, giving wine lovers the opportunity to adopt-a-vine and follow the key stages in making their own personalised bottles of organic wine.  It's been a fantastic…

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We can all help preserve the biodiversity

05 June 2019

More than a million animal and plant species are threatened with extinction within decades according to the global assessment of nature report recently published by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on…

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Our partner wines are lavished praise by the 2019 wine guides

22 November 2018

The organic winemakers with whom we work are carefully chosen, among other criteria, for the quality of their wine. This is directly linked to their talent and passion for their profession, in both the vineyard and…

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Château Coutet filmed for French television

07 March 2018

Gourmet Odyssey's Wine Experience partner vineyard in Saint-Emilion, Château Coutet, was filmed for the “des raciness et des ailes” television programme, one of France's leading cultural tv shows. You can…

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Gourmet Odyssey partner winemakers win medals at the Challenge Millésime Bio 2018 organic wine competition

26 January 2018

Congratulations to Domaine la Cabotte in the Rhone Valley, Château Beau Rivage in the Bordeaux region, Domaine Allegria in Languedoc and Domaine Chapelle in Burgundy for the medals they won at the Challenge Millésime Bio…

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The 2018 wine guides hail the organic wines from our adopt-a-vine partner wineries

15 November 2017

Another fine vintage for Gourmet Odyssey's partner wineries.  The main wine guides and reviews have given good ratings, and included them among the selected wines, rewarding the hard work of the winemakers.  Take a look…

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Domaine de la Guicharde joins the Gourmet Odyssey Wine Experience

02 October 2017

We recently had the good fortune to meet Arnaud and Isabelle Guichard, winemakers at Domaine de la Guicharde since 1988. Their organic winery is nestled among the foothills of the Massif d'Uchaux in the southern part of…

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Gourmet Odyssey’s partner winemakers selected among the best wines of the 2016 vintage

07 June 2017

The renowned French wine magazine, La Revue du Vin de France, recently published their 2016 vintage special edition to try and find the best wines from this complicated year when the winemakers had to face up to very…

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The 2017 wine guides reward our partner winemakers

19 October 2016

With the recent launch of the 2017 wine guides, Gourmet Odyssey's partner winemakers have once again been selected by France's most renowned wine critics and rewarded for the quality of their wines.  Here is an overview…

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Welcome to Château Coutet

06 September 2016

A big welcome to Château Coutet, who becomes the latest winery to join the Gourmet Odyssey Wine Experience, starting with the 2017 vintage. The winery came highly recommended from two different sources, and as soon as we…

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New vintage, new welcome pack for the Gourmet Odyssey Wine Experience

01 July 2016

We've just launched the new 2017 vintage, and so a new season for adopting vines in France starts for this original personalised wine gift experience. The Gourmet Odyssey Wine Experience allows wine lovers to learn all…

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The vines in the Springtime

02 May 2016

As our adopted parents for the 2016 vintage will have noticed during the Gourmet Odyssey Discovery Experience Days that are currently under way, the vines are slowly waking up from their winter rest. The winemakers have…

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Congratulations to our award winning winemakers

01 February 2016

Our partner winemakers have got off to a great start to the year and the wine awards are flooding in. Whether at the Challenge Millésime Bio organic wine competition or in the specialised wine press, the quality of the…

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Best wishes for 2016

04 January 2016

So 2015 draws to a close, and what a year! The Gourmet Odyssey team grew and perhaps you have already had the good fortune to meet Stéphanne, Simon, Mégane or Louise who joined us to accompany our clients during the…

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Christmas Gift Frequently Asked Questions

15 December 2015

Not sure which Gourmet Odyssey Wine Experience to choose? To help you select the most suitable Wine Experience for your Christmas gift, we've put together a list of the questions that we get asked the most frequently and…

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Gourmet Odyssey selected for the Noël de la French Tech Christmas gift site

02 December 2015

The Christmas gift website, Noël de la French Tech, launched today, and the Gourmet Odyssey Wine Experience has been selected amongst the best 2015 Christmas Gift ideas. The Noël de la French Tech's goal is to promote…

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Our partner winemakers selected for the 2016 wine guides

22 September 2015

Once again Gourmet Odyssey's partner wineries have had their wines selected by the most prestigious wine guides. From the thousands of wines tasted, here is a selection of the wines that made it through to the 2016…

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The best wines of the year

03 June 2015

The highly reputed Revue du Vin de France wine magazine, has just released its selection of the best 1500 wines of the year for the 2014 vintage.  Amongst the wines chosen appear 3 of the wines from our partner…

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The 2015 wine guides praise the Gourmet Odyssey partner vineyards

09 October 2014

The Gourmet Odyssey partner winemakers have once again been honoured in the most renowned French wine guides. The 2015 editions have recently hit the shelves, and they have had their wines selected and rewarded as being…

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Gourmet Odyssey selected by Tourist Offices

10 September 2014

  The original idea of adopting vines with Gourmet Odyssey is making waves, and our Wine Experience personalised gift pack has been selected by many of the tourist offices in the main wine growing regions of France. For…

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Adopt-a-Vine for the 2015 vintage

18 July 2014

Someone close has always dreamed of owning a vineyard? For the 2015 vintage, adopt a plot of vines for them and give them an original personalised gift that's sure to thrill any wine lover. For a winemaking year, the…

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