Noted for noble wines and excellent cuisine, France also offers challenging driven shooting for pheasant, partridge, and mallards from maize cover crops, lakes, and mature woodlands amidst centuries-old vineyards, all within walking distance of the incredibly comfortable Chateau de Villette. The emphasis is on sporting days with drives designed to produce a variety of quality, high-flying birds that will test the gunners' skills. These drives are conducted under the watchful eye of property owner Coen Stork and the English gamekeeper. A delicious lunch is served each day at the chateau. Guests are treated to gourmet dining, exceptional wines, fine accommodations, and exquisite service.
Open date: for up to four single guns – Two days for a total bag of 500 birds – pheasant, partridge, and mallard up to eight guns. The price is $7,505 per gun.
Contact Mike Fitzgerald at Frontiers for more information and to book.