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L'Atelier du Piment

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Very nice visite if you like spicy

Great explanation (in French, not sure about English abilities) on the production of chilli from A... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
ASTE81
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Brussels, Belgium
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These peppers are hot!

Peppermasters abound here and staff are eager to escort visitors to adjacent pepper plant fields... read more

Reviewed November 23, 2017
Harry Y
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Asheville, North Carolina
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Aug 27, 2018
“Very nice visite if you like spicy”
Nov 23, 2017
“These peppers are hot!”
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From the field to the tasting, Ramuntxo and his family will make you discover all the secrets of a unique production in the world: the production of Espelette chilli pepper
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Elizaldeko Bidea, 64250 Espelette, France
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+33 5 59 93 90 21
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Great explanation (in French, not sure about English abilities) on the production of chilli from A to Z. You get to have a taste of various products and for sure end up in the store.

Thank ASTE81
Reviewed November 23, 2017

Peppermasters abound here and staff are eager to escort visitors to adjacent pepper plant fields, drying and processing areas and answer questions. Large selection of items suitable for gift giving to those needing more spice in life.

Thank Harry Y
Reviewed October 30, 2017

-Go early to avoid the large groups, opens at 08.30. -saw the fields, the drying trays, the two ovens, the pulveriser to make the chilli powder, saw the 5 mins film. everything is done manually except for the replanting of the chilli bushes

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Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

This is one of those must visit places when you go to espelette. You can visit the plantation and have a small guided discovery of products. The boutique is nice and staff excellent.

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Reviewed March 15, 2016

Espelette is unique in having more red peppers on display outside houses as decoration than anywhere. Very colourful and worth a visit

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Reviewed July 21, 2014

We spent a good hour at this producer and shop of the "famous" Piment d'Espelette. It was entertaining, informative and a nice degustation. All is well presented and the people very friendly (hopefully, it is after all their business). We enjoyed it and can recommend...More

2  Thank Jemina024
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