French Wine Explorers
Planning a wine tour in France can feel like a part-time job. You have to research your destination, what to do, and what chateaus to visit. Before that, you check and book flights (and connecting flights). Then you find a desirable hotel—and hope that the website is representative of what you’re actually getting. Last, you […]
Best Wine Movies for French Wine Lovers Including Some Surprises
Do you want our take on which wine movies are best for French wine lovers? Here are a few options, many are popular, and a couple may surprise you. Wine Movies: Start Here Mondovino: This is a great documentary that examines the critics, consultants, and the big guys vs. the little guys. It offers an […]
Gougères Recipe in 5 Easy Steps
Do you know that feeling when you want to offer some appetizers but don’t know what to serve beyond chips and dip? Here is an easy gougères recipe (pronounced goo-jairs) that is a real crowd-pleaser. Plus you can make a larger batch to freeze for that last-minute get-together, or even to enjoy with a salad […]
Easy French Wine Map You Need to Plan Your Dream Wine Tour
Have you ever wondered where the French wine regions are located, and how best to get there? First, when planning your wine tour to France, it’s best to see where the French wine regions are situated on a French wine map! Then gauge how far the French wine region is from Paris, or where you […]
The 10 Best Markets of Provence Not to Miss
Colorful and lively, the best markets of Provence will take you on a picturesque discovery of flavors, fragrances, and local products. Rooted in the French identity, food markets go beyond a tourist attraction. First, the best markets of Provence belong to the local culture. Second, they are the preferred meeting place for the town. ...
What is a Full Bodied Wine From France?
When someone tells us they like full-bodied red wines, we first ask them what their idea of a full-bodied wine is. This allows us to better understand what it is that resonates with their preferences. Then we can recommend areas in France to better discover what is a full-bodied wine! Winter wines, deeper in flavor, […]
Easy Tips for Getting to French Wine Regions
You’re planning a trip to French wine country and are dreaming of seeing fabulous wine estates and beautiful chateaux. Are you confused about how to get to the major French wine regions? Many French wine regions do not have direct flights from the USA or other countries. So there is a good chance you may […]
3 Fun Experiences to Add to Your Dream Wine Tour
Transcript for planning your dream wine tour: So you’ve decided you’re going to plan a wine tour. Congratulations. Now the question is, what do you want to include in the wine tour? Well, first of all, what you need to know is, if you only do wine tours on your wine tour, you may find […]
New Burgundy Wine Masterclass Retreat Helping Wine Lovers Become Connoisseurs
Transcript: Burgundy Wine Masterclass Retreat video Are you looking for a wine tour that would allow you to grow from Burgundy wine lover to connoisseur? Well, our Burgundy masterclass retreat might be the perfect program for you. Hi, I’m Pascale Bernasse with French Wine Explorers. And for over 20 years, I’ve been ...
Wine Pairing With Steak: Bordeaux Inspired Meal to Make at Home
Picture this: you’re hosting a meal and you know the main guest loves Bordeaux wines and steak. What is the best wine pairing with steak? In this post, we’re going to offer you great tips and tricks for meal planning for Bordeaux wine lovers. Bordeaux wine pairing tip #1: The first thing to do before […]
Travel Insurance Cancel For Any Reason: What You Need To Know
Transcript: Travel Insurance, Cancel for Any Reason Waiver: Okay so you want to plan a trip but you’re really concerned about the uncertainty of travel right now and in the future. So what do you do? Well first of all know that 46% of Americans plan on traveling soon by the end of this year […]
Buy Wine Online: 3 Tips to Help Avoid the Pitfalls
This video is an excerpt from our Facebook Lives FAQ Friday Series. Join the Live or see the replays here. Transcript: Hi, it’s Pascale Bernasse with French Wine Explorers and we help wine lovers become connoisseurs through our online classes and our wine tours to France. Today we want to talk about how to buy […]
Easy French Cheese Board and Wine: Use the Rule of 3’s
Easy French Cheese Board and Wine From our Facebook Lives, find more here: Facebook Live: French Wine Explorers Transcript: Hi guys, it’s Pascale Bernasse with French Wine Explorers and we help wine lovers become connoisseurs and we do that through our wine tours and our classes. This week we are going to talk about French ...
Does Champagne Go Bad?
FAQ Friday Video: Can Champagne Go Bad? This is a video from our FAQ Fridays we offer to answer common questions about French wine and travel. Click here to see our Facebook Lives and join in! Transcript: Does Champagne Go Bad? Hi guys, it’s Pascale with French Wine Explorers and we help wine lovers become […]
Video: Boeuf Bourguignon: 5 Easy Secrets to Transform Your Recipe
In this video, we interview our chef friend Adeline in Burgundy on 5 secrets to Boeuf Bourguignon magic. We talk about the following secrets to transforming any Boeuf Bourguignon recipe: What cut of meat is best for Boeuf Bourguignon How to marinate What is the best wine for Boeuf Bourguignon Bouquet garni Secret ingredient to […]
New Online French Wine Course Offered by French Wine Explorers
New Online French Wine Course Offered by French Wine Explorers French Wine Explorers has developed a reputation for crafting well-curated luxury wine tours to France. Now the boutique wine tour company is taking the love and knowledge of French wine regions to offer an online foundation course on French wine. The course is French ...