Toques et Clochers Saturday 13th of April
If you are looking for a wine tasting experience 'extrordinare' La Digne d'Amont, near Limoux, will be the proud hosts of this years 'Toques et Clochers' celebrations.
Now in its 30th year this fête gastronomique celebrates and promotes the produce of the Limoux appellation, with food, wine and music, culminating in a gala dinner and one of the most important auctions of French wines. It attracts winemakers, wine professionals, restaurateurs and their clients from around the world, who gather together for the weekend festivities. Funds raised are used to help restore and maintain the 42 ancient bell towers in the 4 terroirs around Limoux and St Hilaire, the birth place of Blanquette de Limoux and other AOC Limoux wines. .
The main public event, 'La fête', is open to all and takes place throughout the village on Saturday 13 April. Navettes are organised throughout the day from Limoux to La Digne d'Amont.
Buy the glass and enjoy the ambiance of this popular event that brings together nearly 30,000 people each year.
*Toques - Chefs hats
**Clochers - Bell towers