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La Maison du Rire

21 route de Durban, 11220 Coustouge, France
+33 6 46 48 59 57
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Best thing we did in the Languedoc

I would recommend the wine tasting and tapas with Emma over a Michelin 3 star degustation menu any... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Auckland Central, New Zealand
Wine/food tasting with a touch of history

Great knowledge of the wines and area. Fantastic environment and all with a touch of... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Tremelo, Belgium
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The wine and food school with a difference. Learn about the wines and the foods of the Languedoc-Roussillon in a fun and informal atmosphere. 3 hr tastings, cooking and quaffing day courses and weekend breaks.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
21 route de Durban, 11220 Coustouge, France
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

I would recommend the wine tasting and tapas with Emma over a Michelin 3 star degustation menu any day. I know that sounds a bit over blown, but Emma really is a wonderful cook - the best food we ate in France! And of course...More

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Volnay41, Propriétaire at La Maison du Rire, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Thank you very much for the glowing review! It was a delight to meet you all and I hope that you enjoyed the rest of your trip. All the best Emma

Reviewed 25 April 2017

Great knowledge of the wines and area. Fantastic environment and all with a touch of humor. Something you really need to do when you're in the area.

Thank JanSnauwaert
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Emma Kershaw came to Bordebasse to give a wine and food tasting. 10 of us from age 21 to 84 years young sat around the table and had an incredible afternoon, the food was exceptional, the wine out of this world and Emma's knowledge of...More

Thank JEMasters
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Emma's description of the area and the wines made there was fascinating and really informative. In particular her ability to relate the wines with food was exceptional. We all enjoyed the wine tasting event she organised and were much more knowledgeable at the afterwards.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

All that has been said by reviewers is absolutely right! A group of 14 of us staying at the fantastic Abbaye-Château of Camon had an amazingly successful tapas and tasting lunch en place with the passionately enthusiasm and brilliantly knowledgeable Emma. The pairings of food...More

1  Thank DavidTaylor45
Reviewed 26 November 2015

We're just back from a short and very sweet trip to Montclar, a little village outside of Carcassonne. Emma very kindly agreed to visit us at our gite, which was a great treat - it meant no driving, just ultimate relaxation and learning at the...More

Thank MaryK12
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

We had a fantastic time at Emma's stunning home, her knowledge of local and world wine is just phenomenal, well worth a visit 😀

Thank MikeyP769
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

Do not hesitate to visit! What Emma doesn't know about wine (and food) isn't worth knowing! She truly is a walking fountain of knowledge when it comes to wine. We booked the private tasting session between four of us at Emma's stunning home and it...More

1  Thank Karina S
Reviewed 23 September 2014

We are a couple new to the world of wine tasting and were given a weekend with Emma as an engagement present. What could have been intimidating because of our total lack of knowledge was in fact a fabulous revelation! Emma's knowledge of wine and...More

1  Thank purplesprite
Reviewed 23 September 2014

I liked the first wine and food trip so much I went on another! Having explored some of the Western Languedoc-Rousillion with Emma in April, I went back to the South Eastern area this September. Emma teaches about the wine and food of the region...More

1  Thank Dorothy M
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