In Normandy, amidst expansive green pastures, a tradition thrives – one that revolves around the humble apple, transformed into something magical by skilled artisans – Calvados.

From October 2nd to October 8th, 2023, Père Magloire National Calvados Week returns for its 11th year. This week-long event is dedicated to honouring the centuries-old craft of Calvados production.

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New Addition: Père Magloire Irish Cask Finish

This year, National Calvados Week introduces an exciting addition to the Père Magloire family: Père Magloire Irish Cask Finish. This new expression exemplifies innovation in the Calvados world, respecting tradition while exploring new horizons.

Père Magloire Irish Cask Finish is now available for order in the UK, showcasing the evolving landscape of Calvados production and sustaining this tradition.

Experience Calvados

Bars and retailers across the UK join in, embracing Calvados and offering diverse experiences. From creative cocktails to delightful food pairings and tastings, there’s something for every palate. Participating establishments will showcase the spirit’s versatility – whether sipped neat, mixed in cocktails, or paired with cuisine throughout the month. For more details, follow the National Calvados Week page on Facebook.

For those eager to explore Calvados further, Waitrose presents a special price promotion on Père Magloire VSOP until 31st October 2023. It’s a chance to bring Normandy’s essence into your home and enjoy it at your leisure.

Win a Bottle of Père Magloire VSOP

In collaboration with Père Magloire, Taste of France offers our readers a chance to savour Père Magloire VSOP. This meticulously crafted Calvados promises to transport your senses to Normandy.

Enter our competition below for a chance to win a bottle of Père Magloire VSOP:

Win a Bottle of Pere Magloire VSOP

Good luck and don’t forget to raise your glass and savour the magic of Calvados!

Terms and conditions: Employees (and their relatives) of France Media Group are not eligible to enter. The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Competition closes on 30th October 2023. Once contacted, winner has one week to claim their prize. In the event that a prize cannot be supplied, no liability will attach to France Media Group. Prize to be booked through France Media. Subject to availability. No cash substitute.

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