First, though, our guide gave us a lesson in pronouncing Oingt: Start with the beginning of the word "one" or "would" or "wah" (baby's cry) : "oi". Then finish with an "ng" sound at the back of your throat. Make it short: "oing"! Oingt.
Nearby, a vineyard
The owner gave a brief talk about producing wine, then it was indoors for what we were all waiting for: wine tasting!
One of the couples on our tour were owners of a winery in Eugene, Oregon
Afterwards, while everybody was struggling over which wine(s) they would buy
I looked around at the various collections.
Des Outils Agricole (Tools)
Wondering what on earth that old macrame is all about - so wide! and what for?
Below is the macrame in use - placed strategically over the team of oxen so that the fringe would help keep flies out of their eyes.