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Valentine’s Day Wines for Your Special Someone

It’s not too early to start considering Valentine’s Day wines. What makes the wine “special,” though, is not just the wine itself. Also bear in mind the person with whom it is shared, and occasions you have enjoyed together. Those shared associations will be more meaningful than a pricey wine bought off the shelf just […]

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French Wine Explorers Celebrates its 15th Year Planning Wine Tours in France

(Press Release from PRWeb) Luxury wine and culinary tour company, French Wine Explorers is set to celebrate its fifteenth year crafting one-of-a-kind trips to France and Italy. “We’re excited about celebrating our fifteenth anniversary,” says Pascale Bernasse, President of French Wine Explorers. “We truly enjoy planning wine tours to ...

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St Estèphe Wines of Bordeaux: Your French Wine Guide

St Estèphe wines, from the northernmost segment of the Médoc region which is north of Bordeaux, are well known by wine connoisseurs. It is a pretty region, ranging along the river, and it is rife with history. These wines are said to be deeper than neighboring Pauillac, perhaps because the region has more clay subsoil […]

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The Top 5 Best Paris Cocktail Bars in Paris: Where to Savor Your Next Sip

Just five years ago, it was hard to come up with a list of best cocktail bars in Paris. But there is a new trend that has driven Parisians more towards cocktails — especially as an apéritif. Here are five stand-out Paris cocktail bars to try on your next trip to the City of Light. Top 5 […]

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Top Ten Bordeaux Wine Bars: The Insiders Guide

The concept of Bordeaux wine bars has recently become very fashionable.  This is a great activity to include while visiting the city of Bordeaux, or if you want to enhance your wine tour in Bordeaux. Until recently, those that wished to sample local wines—or wines in general—would do so at restaurants, chateaux, or from wine […]

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(Video) 7 Best Travel Apps For Traveling to France

In this video we discuss the best travel apps to use while on tour in France and elsewhere. We have selected some helpful wine apps, as well, for those planning a wine tour. 7 Best Travel Apps (Transcript) Have you ever wanted to travel with a personal assistant to keep you organized while you’re away? […]

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Three Must-Visit Paris Christmas Markets for Foodies

When you visit Europe at Christmas, you may be struck by what appears to be a discernible lack of Christmas joy — from an American perspective, at any rate. There is very little Christmas music in supermarkets and restaurants, and while you’ll see twinkle lights nearly everywhere in Paris, the décor tends to start and ...

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Dining in France Demystified: 5 Helpful Tips for Dining in France

You may think that dining in France is much like eating out in any country. Walk into a restaurant, ask for a menu, order, eat, pay, leave. And yet if you’re used to American restaurants, there are a few things about the French system that might strike you as odd. Never fear; with this guide, you’ll […]

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Thanksgiving in Paris

Celebrating Thanksgiving in Paris can seem like a contradiction in terms. And yet whether you’re an expat living in Paris for the long haul or a tourist who doesn’t want to miss out on the traditional festivities, there are a few things you can do to make sure that Turkey Day stays true to its name, […]

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The Insiders Guide to French Wine Gifts for the Holidays

Offering French wine gifts (besides a wine tour!) during the Holiday season is an idea whose time has arrived. Whether as a gift or for a special occasion, your thoughtfulness will be hailed by the lucky recipient! Our Top French Wine Gifts Sparkling Wines: For a fine sparkling wine, you might choose an Albrecht Brut NV […]

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