Wednesday, Aug 2nd 2017|
Montepulciano, Italy: Where Some of the Best Wine is Made Italy offers some of the best wines in the world, and is also perhaps the world’s most complex wine producing country. In Italy there are: 20 major regions, over 400 designated quality appellations (denominazione), and nearly 1,000 important wine grapes. Tuscany has more ...
Tuesday, Jul 25th 2017|
Why is August a Good Time to Visit Paris? August is a peculiar month to visit Paris. While there’s no shortage of visitors to the city, most of the locals disappear for les grandes vacances, a month-long vacation. The city can therefore feel a bit like a shadow of itself. You’ll find that visiting in […]
Tuesday, Jul 11th 2017|
Provence Food and Wine: The Best Combinations How do you start matching Provence food and wine? What are the key flavors? Provence has many regional dishes, not just salade nicoise! Here is a guide to the best combinations of Provence food and wine. Beef Stews (Daube) These rich, melt-in-your-mouth meat stews, found throughout ...
Thursday, Jul 6th 2017|
Bastille Day: Best Ways to Celebrate Like a Local When it comes to Bastille Day in Paris, real estate is an important consideration. You’ll find something to do pretty much anywhere you go in the city. But some places are far more exciting and enticing than others. Here are three of our absolute favorite places […]
Wednesday, Jun 28th 2017|
What Makes the Best Food and Wine Pairings? An Essential Guide Pairing food and wine can be a challenge. It is almost a science: determining which food highlights which wine and vice versa or figuring how best to put together a three to five course menu. We take a little bit of the mystery out […]
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