Regional Food & Drink

Le Moulin de la Forge
Producers of wallnut and hazelnut oil and hand milled flours situated in an old watermill at Rancogne (16). Contact: Francoise Michenaud
Marinette Liege-Pelletier
Escargots farmed at Marconnay, Verger sur Dive . Visit the farm and see the products on offer, groups welcome by arrangement .
Gie Autruches
Farm with Ostrich products for sale plus animals such as Emus and Yaks to look at. At Salles DAngles (16).
The Perfect Pig Company
Pig breeders and farmers offering a range of pork and pork products. Based at Cours (79) Deux Sevres. Contact David and Lorraine Jones.
Tasting France with Mary Cadogan
Residental and day cookery courses offered with advice on shopping and presentation. At Montignac (16).
Domaine Breuil de Segonzac
Producers of cognac, pineau and organic wine located at Segonzac (16). Contact: Maria Brillet
Marie Laure and Bruno Bachelier
Producers of foie gras, truffles and smoked duck located at Chavenet (16). They can also be found at Cognac and Angouleme markets. Contact: Marie-Laure Bachelier
GAEC Bagatelle, Dairy Products
Sale of cheese, yoghurts, butter, goats cheese, goats milk, jam, honey and eggs. At Route de Roullet, Chateauneuf (16).
Tomlins in France
Vegetarian guest house and cookery school. Situated at 23 rue du Fief Gourmand, Chambon (17). Contact: David and Lorraine.
La Biscuiterie Lolmede
Manufacturer and retailer of biscuits and macaroons located at 3, rue des Arceaux Angouleme (16). Contact: Arnaud Mainmer
Chez Ludo
Sales of ground coffee, wine, cognac and pineau. At 1 rue Noblet, Chateauneuf (16). Contact Ludovic Perea. Some English spoken.
La Cognatheque
Specialist store located at 10 place Jean Monnet, Cognac (16), selling Cognacs, Pineaux, cigars, jams and recipe books. They also sell on-line.
Lagarde S/Le Ne
Chez Baudry 16300 , 5 km west of Barbezieux , poultry farm with products for sale such as foies gras and prepared poultry . Also pineau des Charentes .
Au Regal Charentais
Cheese specialist offering French regional cheeses at 8 Place de La Croix Blanche, Chabanais (16). Contact David Hughes.
Les Gourmands Disent
Cooking lessons offered at St-Brice (16). Contact: Catherine Mattei
Les Ruralies
Farm shop with numerous gastronomic products from around the region. At Aiffres (79).
F. Cousin Caterer
Caterers situated at Pole Republique 3, 7 rue Marcelin Berthelot, Poitiers (86) offering a range of international dishes for functions and for home delivery.
Les Confitures du Clocher
Retailer of products manufactured on the Isle-de-Re. Strawberry or raspberry jam with Pineau, preserved onions with hemlock or tomatoes and sea-grass.
Patissier and chocolate maker at 13 Grand Rue, Jarnac (16).