Regional Food & Drink
Vin, Adour et Fantaisies
All the appellations on the Adour River: Madiran, Pacherenc, Cotes de Gascogne, Saint Mont, and a selection of Armagnac. Delicatessen, foie gras, art craft. Weekly tasting of more than 8 wines, armagnac and liqueur. At 10 rue des Pyrenees, Riscle (32).
Black Mountain Whiskey
Barrel aged blended whiskies made with eau de source from the Black Mountains. Available across the Midi-Pyrenees - see the website for where to buy. Full distillery opening 2015 (81).
La Perle Toulousaine
Organic, artisanal beer brewed in Toulouse. Order by phone/SMS. Blonde Ale, IPA, Pale Ale or White beer, made with 50% Gers raw grains and 50% malt. Muret market, Saturday; Leguevin market Sunday. At 4 rue de la Republique, Villeneuve-Tolosane (31).
Foie gras Louis Durand
As well as foie gras Louis Durand also produces stuffed goose necks and pates. Closed Sundays and in February. On the RN20 direction Spain at the entrance to Tarascon sur Ariege (09).
Croustades Martine Crespo
Croustades maker producing many different varieties of this local speciality. Also stocks other regional produce. Open 7 days a week.Located at 38, rue Pierre Mazaud in Saint Girons (09) with a branch at 21, rue des Marchands in Foix (09).
Camin Drets Terroir
Shop selling a wide range of produce from the Gers (and elsewhere). Open 09:00-19:30 Tuesday to Saturday and Sunday mornings. At 27, rue Dessoles in Auch (32).
Charcuterie de Millas
Smaller group of farmers who raise and prepare apalhat (raised on straw) pigs. Sausages, saucisses and hams for sale and visit of the production house available. On the route de Fontblanque in Moulin Mage (81).
Chateau de Monluc
Wine and Armagnac producer. Visit of the chateau, some parts of which date back to the 10th century. Open 10:00-12:00 and 15:00-19:00 (Sundays 15:00-19:00) Closed January and Sundays and Mondays October to May. Located on the D654 in Saint Puy (32).