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Indispensable Champagne
December 01, 2020
Champagne drinking has always been a part of all festive events and changing this habit for the end of 2020 is not an option. Here are some producers offering excellent bottles to enjoy as an aperitif or with a meal. White, rosé, brut, extra-brut, vintage or not, there is something for all tastes and at all prices. A good way to forget the gloomy environment, the calamitous handling of the never-ending Covid epidemic, the green ayatollahs who want to deprive us of Christmas trees or the lack of nightlife in towns
 Trendy spirits
November 27, 2020
The number of French distilleries is increasing as well as the range of spirits they produce. Let’s discover some of their most innovative and latest releases.
 Take a new look at Apremont and Abymes wines
November 11, 2020
Largest appellations of Savoy, Apremont and Les Abymes produce white wines made from Jacquère grapes. Quality and diversity of these wines are on the rise and some wineries are worth discovering.
 Awaji’s top end incenses
June 15, 2020
In Japan’s Inland Sea, Awaji Island produces some of the world most refined incenses. A few shops sell them in France.
 Little-known rosé wines for summer
June 11, 2020
Lockdown seeming to belong to the past, sun, summer temperatures and holidays getting closer,…. These are all good reasons to organize aperitifs or outdoor meals with family or friends and as many rea[...]
 End of containment delicacies
April 24, 2020
If you are looking for some gustatory pleasures to soften the last weeks of containment and then enjoy life to the fullest, here are two recommendations.
 Savoy wines at the top
December 09, 2019
Often made from grape varieties rarely encountered elsewhere that give them specific characteristics, wines from Savoy are worth discovering. During the last decades their quality dramatically improve[...]
 Fine bottles for the festive season
November 04, 2019
End-of-year parties are getting closer. It’s time to think about the fine wines and spirits you will serve with the meals or at parties. Here are some suggestions.
 Pastis for all seasons
May 13, 2019
Numerous craft pastis have been launched in the last decade. Complex and aromatic, these are fine spirits you can drink all year round and even pair with somes dishes
 Truffle time in Lot
December 24, 2017
Fine dining with great wines, cooking classes, walks through truffle groves, harvest demonstrations,… During the black truffle harvest season several events centered around this delicacy are organized[...]
 Hip hop whisky
December 09, 2017
When a rap singer meet a whisky producer its gives the D.U.C. Created in partnerships by Booba and distiller from Charente, Maison Daucourt, the D.U.C is a blend of three different 4 to 8 years old wh[...]
 Lot of Saveurs
April 27, 2017
From June 30th to July 2nd, the town of Cahors beats to the rhythm of southwest France gastronomy and regional products. Banquets, tastings, cooking courses and debates come one after another in a fes[...]
 Art Deco and crystal hotel
February 24, 2017
Crystal company Lalique turned its founder’s villa into a lavish boutique hotel boasting a starred restaurant. A cozy retreat furnished and decorated with Lalique pieces.
 A hut in Paris
November 07, 2016
The 9 Hotel Montparnasse comprises a suite set up in a wooden hut situated in its inner courtyard. A bit of countryside atmosphere in the heart of Paris.
 Floating hotel in Paris
August 12, 2016
Close from the city historical centre, the OFF Paris Seine hotel gives you the opportunity to sleep on the river flowing through the French capital.
 Luxury shopping in Limousin
November 28, 2014
Some of the most famous French luxury brands have their workshops in the Haute-Vienne department. Guided tours allow you to discover an ancestral know-how and the factory stores are packed with bargai[...]
 Southern wines to discover
Mars 03, 2014
Covering a large area, the “Vin de Pays de Méditerranée” PGI allows winemakers to make a wide range of diverse red, rosé and white wines. Many of these wines are not yet well known and are a good barg[...]
 Champagne for all occasions
November 29, 2013
There are so many Champagnes on the market that it’s not always easy to decide which one to buy. Here are four excellent producers whose range of Champagnes can suit all tastes.
 When Calvados seduces women and connoisseurs
November 26, 2013
The Groult distillery demonstrates Calvados can compete with barrel-matured spirits of any class and offers a range of products for all tastes.
 Perfect family accommodations
April 29, 2013
The Villages de Gîtes offer individual cottages with common facilities such as swimming pool and sport ground. Situated in peaceful and natural settings, they are found all over France and particularl[...]
 Eco friendly travel in France
April 12, 2011
Like all economic sectors, tourism has an impact on the environment. However, it’s possible to reduce these effects by choosing carefully lodgings, means of transportation and activities.
 Japanese master cheese maker
Mars 09, 2011
Originally from Tokyo, Michihisa Yamaguchi came to France to work in agriculture. By dint of perseverance, he became master cheese maker and now works and lives in a lovely Alpine village.
 Artists from all around the world
February 20, 2009
Every year hundreds of artists are invited to stay in Paris for a few months to complete a project or within the framework of cultural exchanges. Encounters with some of them who either stay at the Ci[...]
 Romantic weekends
April 28, 2008
Spring is here and summer on the way. All around Paris charming accommodations await lovers looking for sweet and intimate nights or weekends. Take your pick.