Gastronomic Week-End for 2 in Armagnac, Yes You Can...Win

Don't tell me that you're not interested in a chance to win a two days one night stay at a cozy hotel or bed and breakfast with food and wine pairings served for dinner in Gers, Southwest France.


What's on the table is a Week-End Alambic good for a stay between November 2010 and January 2011.

On its English site, Loisirs Acceuil Gers calls it a Still Week-End (two days, one night, full board).

To win all you have to do is answer these 3 questions:

  • What difference is there between the way Armagnac and Cognac get their color?
  • Name a famous figure from Gascony
  • List 4 common grapes used to make Armagnac

E-mail your answers to info [at] njconcierges [dot] com

We must receive your answers by 4 PM (US Eastern Time) on July 4. 2010.

This contest is open to readers in any country.

Consolation prize for the runner ups is Armagnac Perfect, a guide to Armagnac based cocktails (5 copies).

Reading my Armagnac and Food Pairing piece might help you find the answers.

Don't duck this chance to win.

( * Package (worth around 115€ per person) does not include admission to museum and other visitor's fees, includes meals, drinks and a room for 2. You are of course responsible for all transportation costs from your home to your destination and back.)

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