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Day 4 - Enjoy a fine glass of Cahors in one of the most beautiful villages of France

Bird's-eye view of Saint-Cirq Lapopie
Canadian bloggers Benoît Lefèvre and Stéphanie White spent the 4th day of the #FranceIntotheVineyard challenge in the Dordogne Valley (Lot), in Occitanie Sud de France. They tasted the wines of Cahors Malbec and visited one of the most beautiful villages in France. Keep reading to find out more!
Perfect day in Cahors, in the Lot Valley

Today, Benoît and Stéphanie strolled the medieval streets of the city of Cahors, in the Lot valley, in search of the vines. They crossed the Valentré Bridge,a monument listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is part of the pilgrim route of Camino de Santiago.

Our two bloggers then went to Villa Cahors-Malbec where the Union Interprofessionnelle du Vin de Cahors (UIVC) explained to them all the wonders of Cahors wines (External link) and showed them where the best wine estates were located. They discovered the history of Cahors wine and were challenged to learn the art of tasting Cahors Malbec thanks to the advice of passionate winemakers. They now know how to serve and drink these exceptional wines. They ended their day in Saint-Cirq-Lapopie, one of the most beautiful villages in France.

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Savour a glass of Malbec
Relax by the pool at domaine de L'Isle Basse
Explore wines in Cahors Malbec
Vineyard view of Saint-Cirq Lapopie

Tomorrow, Benoît (@vino2travel) and Stephanie (@stephaniewhitetravels) will continue their adventures in Occitanie Sud de France (External link) while Jean-François (@dezjeff) and Eve (@tellementswell) will further explore Auvergne Rhône-Alpes (External link)! Follow them on social media and don't forget to vote for your favourite destination!