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The Louvre Museum: Eat & Drink Nearby Avoiding Tourist Traps

Ask any local, and they’ll tell you that the best advice for eating near the most popular Parisian landmarks is not to: after all, restaurateurs know that tourists are going to come down from the Eiffel Tower or out of the Louvre Museum starving, and they tend to take advantage of our tired legs and […]

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Paris Michelin Restaurants: Which Restaurants Won and Lost Stars

At the beginning of every year, the food world stands still – especially in France – to see what’s in the stars in the cosmos of Paris Michelin restaurants. We’ve got the scoop on what went down (and up!). Paris already boasts nine of the Michelin guide’s 3 star establishments and many more 2- and […]

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(Video) Wine Tours France: What Not to Do at Wine Tastings

Wine Tours France: Watch our latest video tip! People often ask what to do and what not to do while on wine tours in France. Here are our top 5 things not to do during a wine tasting in France. Video Transcript: Hi, this is Pascale Bernasse with French Wine Explorers, and this is your […]

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Bordeaux White Wines: Taste What You’re Missing

Post written by Nick Stephens, Prud’homme de la Jurade de Saint Emilion, and founding owner of www.bordeaux-undiscovered.co.uk and www.interestinwine.co.uk. Bordeaux may be famous across the globe for its wonderful red wines but it also produces some superb whites with impeccable reputations and long pedigrees.  Dotted amongst ...

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Essential Champagne Guide: Discover the Region That Sparkles

Here is our essential Champagne guide with useful articles, a video, and guidelines for wine touring through the region and sampling its wine. Essential Champagne Guide The Champagne region is one of the historic provinces in France boasting a rich agricultural area. It is most famous for its sparkling wine that, by law, is the […]

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Bordeaux Wines or Burgundy: An Insider’s View

Bordeaux wines and wines from the Burgundy region give those who enjoy great wines good reason to travel to France—to savor wines from two of the greatest wine producing regions of the world. Each has its partisans, but many wine lovers enjoy them equally, while bearing in mind that they are very different regions, with […]

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Best French Wines: An Expert’s Perspective

The Best French Wines I’ve Ever Tasted I still remember my first enjoyable taste of French wine. I was a teenager, on a bicycle tour of Alsace, and it was a stifling August afternoon. We cycled through the mountainous region and then onto a scenic valley, finally reaching the impossibly beautiful half-timbered town of ...

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(Video) What to Wear Wine Tasting in France: 5 Insider Tips

What to wear wine tasting in France is different than what you might wear the States. In this video, we give you tips on what to wear that are practical, comfortable, and stylish. What to Wear Wine Tasting in France (Video Transcript) Hi, this is Pascale Bernasse with French Wine Explorers, and this is your Tuesday Tip in […]

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(Video) Top 5 Romantic Things to Do in Paris

In this Tuesday Tip we give you our top five suggestions for romantic things to do in Paris. Video Transcript: Top 5 Romantic Things to Do in Paris Hi, this is Pascale Bernasse with French Wine Explorers and this is your Tuesday Tip in About a Minute. As you know, Paris is one of the […]

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Welcome to Lyon: How to Spend 72 Hours Soaking It In

Welcome to Lyon! This lovely city is centrally located between Paris and Marseille and is the gastronomic capitol of France. It’s combination of history—it’s a UNESCO World Heritage site—and commerce make it a unique and thriving metropolis in France. It has so much to offer its visitors, from rich cultural haunts like museums and ...

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