Thursday, October 1, 2009

Buzon ...

... home-brewed Ratafia de 'L'Escargot'
the pride of the gite owner ...

Ratafia de Bourgogne:
Made from a third Marc de Bourgogne
and two thirds grape juice ;
the traditional local aperitif.

The origin of the word Ratafia goes back to the 17th century
when it meant "to your health" or "it's a deal"
(from the latin Òres rata fiat).

... chapel and farm Sainte Anne ...

... Langres, seen from Farm Sainte-Anne ...