Thursday, April 8, 2010

Maison Guilhot - Wine Cave in Perpignan

You are always assured a warm welcome at Maison Guilhot by proprietor Georges who runs the show. Georges enthusiasm for wine and food marries perfectly with his well stocked shop, full of a wine lovers goodies.
As well as a wide selection of local Roussillon wines, Georges also stocks wine from other parts of France and Spain.
A fine selection of champagnes are also available as well as some well chosen whiskies.
Georges speaks perfect English and is great to consult if you having a dinner party or want to find the right wine to match the right food. He also hosts tasting nights with different themes.
Situated right in the heart of Perpignan city, why not call in for a chat and a taste?

Maison Guilhot,
13 place des poilus
Perpignan 66000
Tel : 0678445480

Monday, March 22, 2010

Advert : Alfmed - French Classes

French in Ceret - Free test on Monday 22nd March 2010
French conversation classes are coming back to Céret.
Don't miss us on Monday 22nd March, 3pm at the Café de France.
Come and take the Free French test and ask for further information.
As some of you already know, the French conversation classes run twice a week, for the moment on Monday afternoons from 14h30 to 18h30, 2 levels are convered and each lesson lasts 2 hours.
These classes have been running succesfully since 2006 and now ALFMED is able to not only give the conversation classes in Ceret but also:
- one to one lessons
- Intensive sessions over 1 or 2 weeks
- Full 66 resident package
- Specific French for professionals with financial support
- TEF diploma preparation, official certificate attesting of level of French
Not forgetting our very flexible 'come n'go' conversation packages. Buy your hours today and use them up as it suits you. No limit in time to use the hours up, come 'n go as you wish.
All these programs take place all year round.
We look forward to seeing you on the 22nd March, 3pm at the Café de France.
First lesson on Monday the 29th March 2010 2.30pm.
We also run the conversation classes in Perpignan on Monday and Thursday afternoons.
Don't hesitate to ask for further information, either give us a call: 04 68 62 20 20 or send us an email:
ALFMED, 21bis Avenue du Général de Gaulle - 66000 Perpignan
Tel: +33 (0) - Fax : +33 (0)

FAB PO March meeting

If you are in business or thinking of starting a business in the PO you are more than welcome to attend the FAB PO meetings or join FAB PO.

FAB PO meeting - WEDNESDAY 24th March 2010 - 6.30PM - ALFMED in Perpignan, 21 bis Avenue du Général de Gaulle in Perpignan (Tel. +33 468 62 20 20

Guest speaker Martin Wardell will be giving a presentation on marketing your GITE/Business.

If you are interested in attending please ph 04 68 95 02 29 or email Rachel at

Rachel Treloar ( acting president)

Thursday, March 4, 2010

FAB PO next meeting

The next FAB PO meeting will be held on 26th March in Perpignan, an evening meeting.
Put it in your diaries!
Rachel Treloar from Domaine Treloar will be hosting the meeting, venue to be announced soon.

6th March walk

Due to forecast of snow on high ground, the walk on Saturday, 6th March is cancelled.
However, I will be walking on the coast on Sat with some of the group. If anyone cares to join me for this scenic coastal walk, please feel free to call or email me.
There's no charge.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

March FAB PO meeting

Our next FAB PO meeting, chaired by acting president, Rachel Treloar will be in Port Vendres on 2nd March at 10h30.

We have scheduled the meetings for each month so that one is during the day, one at night and in different parts of the Roussillon so we can get a wide range of people coming to meetings and hopefully get some people who have not normally been able to make a meeting because of location and time.

If anyone has any items for the agenda or would like to speak at the next meeting or come and promote their business or pass on their experiences please email me before next Thursday. Proposed items carried over from the January meeting are:
-changes to membership
-discussion regarding the website and setting up a sub committee to look at what we want and need and how
-Finding a replacement president - suggestions and nominations welcome

Please NOTE:
The next meeting will at Bistrol Le Cortal in Vernet le Bain which is owned and run by Tiffany and David Smith. Date to be decided.

New members are always welcome - please do contact Rachel of Domaine Treloar if you are interested in joining :

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Walking in the Springtime

Christian from Enchemin, one of FAB PO's members is proposing the folllowing walks for the Spring season :


*Tuesday 9th: MONASTERY
SANT PERE de RODES (Port de la Selva - Costa Brava) - adaptable distance
*Sunday 14th: MONTBOLO &
PALALDA (Vallespir) - family walk
**Saturday 20th-Sunday 21st: BEGET & ROCABRUNA (Alta Garrotxa, Catalunya) - adaptable
*Sunday 28th: ROMAN WAY
of CAPSACOSTA (Garrotxa,
Catalunya) - no difficulties


*Saturday 6th: LE PETIT TRAIN JAUNE ANNIVERSARY (Conflent) - train + moderate loop walk in the Tet valley
**Saturday 13th- Sunday 14th: SAINT JAMES' ROUTE (Garrotxa & Osona, Catalunya) - 2-day exclusive adventure walks
*Wednesday 17th: PEAK of BASSEGODA (Garrotxa, Catalunya) - challenging (gradient 1000 m)

Most people are interested in the Petit Train walk and I'll forward more details re same at a later date with regard to time and place of departure / any equipment needed and what to bring etc.
The walk is open to everyone, not just FAB PO members and is a great way to meet people in a relaxed environment while getting a bit of exercise and enjoying some FAP PO scenery.
Contact me if you are interested :