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L'Atelier du Piment

Closed Now: 09:00 - 12:00, 14:00 - 18:00
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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 27 August 2018
ASTE81
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Brussels, Belgium
via mobile
These peppers are hot!

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

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Harry Y
,
Asheville, North Carolina
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27 Aug 2018
“Very nice visite if you like spicy”
23 Nov 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: 09:00 - 12:00, 14:00 - 18:00
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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 27 August 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ASTE81
Reviewed 23 November 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.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Harry Y
Reviewed 30 October 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

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 10 September 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.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

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

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 21 July 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

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank Jemina024
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