Crispy Fresh Sauvignon, Velvety Red Gamay or a delightful Sparkling Rosé are some of the delicious local wines to savour on a sunny hot day.
Wine tastings can be arranged at the Coirier Vineyard at the foot hills of the Vouvant forest.
The Pineau des Charentes served on ice is the local happy hour drink a blend of fresh grape juice infused in fine Cognac produced in the region.
Home of the Chabichou Goat Cheeses and Charentais Melons follow their trail through the many local markets !
The Farci Poitevin, a tasty vegetarian Pate is frecommended as a healthy starter offered in most restaurants.
Mojettes "white harricot beans" grown in the Marais, cooked with garlicnd fresh herbs served with roast ham is much fêted by the locals. Fresh Sea food, oysters and crab are available on most menus
The Colourful Round Macaroons abound in the patisseries, so does the Tourteau Fromager, a ball shaped cheese cake with a crispy ‘black top.