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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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Wine with Chinese Food: 3 French Wine Pairings

When it comes to pairing food and wine, you’ve probably got it all figured out — from red meat to white meat, fish and seafood, cheese and probably even dessert. But some cuisines are more difficult to pair with wine than others; Chinese is one of these. Pairing French wine with Chinese food can be […]

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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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