Wine Tours of France: 9 Must Know Strategies For Your Dream Trip

Saturday, Mar 27th 2021
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Have you ever dreamt of going on a wine tour of France and thought to yourself, I’d love to do that, but I have no idea where to begin! Video Transcript: Hi, I’m Pascale Bernasse with French Wine Explorers. And we help French wine lovers become Connoisseurs with our immersive online ...

Wine Pairing With Steak: Bordeaux Inspired Meal to Make at Home

Monday, Mar 22nd 2021
Wine Pairing with steak
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 ...

Travel Insurance Cancel For Any Reason: What You Need To Know

Monday, Feb 22nd 2021
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This video is an excerpt from our Facebook Lives FAQ Friday Series: Travel Insurance and Cancel for Any Reason Waiver. Join the Live or see the replays here. Transcript: Travel Insurance Cancel For any Reason: Okay so you want to plan a trip but you’re really concerned about the ...

Buy Wine Online: 3 Tips to Help Avoid the Pitfalls

Saturday, Feb 20th 2021
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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 ...

Easy French Cheese Board and Wine: Use the Rule of 3's

Wednesday, Feb 17th 2021
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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 ...

Does Champagne Go Bad?

Tuesday, Feb 9th 2021
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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 ...

Video: Boeuf Bourguignon: 5 Easy Secrets to Transform Your Recipe

Thursday, Jan 7th 2021
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In this video, we interview Adeline Borra of Terroirs by Adeline in Burgundy on 5 secrets to Boeuf Bourguignon magic. We talk about the following secrets to transform any recipe: What cut of meat is best for Boeuf Bourguignon How to marinate What is the best wine for Boeuf Bourguignon Bouquet ...

New Online French Wine Course Offered by French Wine Explorers

Wednesday, Oct 7th 2020
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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 ...

Gougères Recipe in 5 Easy Steps

Tuesday, Sep 1st 2020
Easy Gougeres Recipe
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 ...

Easy Crème de Cassis Cocktails With Wine or Champagne

Tuesday, Jun 30th 2020
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Crème de Cassis Cocktails Crème de Cassis Cocktails: Kir or Kir Royale 1 generous tablespoon of Crème de Cassis 3/4 cup white wine, sparkling wine, or champagne First add the Crème de Cassis, then the wine, for the perfect French aperitif Inspired By Casablanca: You’ve seen the movie often. ...

Cognac vs Whiskey: 4 Differences To Help You Choose The Best

Thursday, Jun 11th 2020
Cognac vs Whiskey
Cognac vs Whiskey: 4 Differences To Help You Choose The Best  When it comes to choosing a spirit to drink, the choices are plenty. Choosing the best one can be a daunting task thanks to the many options available today. Today, the comparison between Cognac vs whiskey dominates a majority of ...

Advanced Wine Tasting Techniques to Help You Taste Like a Pro

Saturday, Jun 6th 2020
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Advanced Wine Tasting Techniques In the Introduction to Wine Tasting, we looked at the basic steps involved in the dégustation of a wine. The French have two words for “tasting”: gouter, to taste; or déguster, which means to taste with the goal of identifying the characteristics of ...

Cognac vs Armagnac: Similarities, Differences, and How to Choose

Saturday, May 30th 2020
Cognac vs Armagnac
Cognac vs Armagnac: Similarities, Differences, and How to Choose Before we delve into the details, here is the main distinction between Cognac vs Armagnac: A main difference between Cognac vs Armagnac is Armagnac is distilled once, while Cognac is twice distilled. For Cognac lovers, that means ...

What is Cognac? Your Essential Quick Guide

Saturday, May 23rd 2020
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What is Cognac?  When someone asks you “What is cognac?”  What is the easiest way to differentiate Cognac from brandy or Armagnac, or another spirit? Here is your essential guide to Cognac. Cognac is a brandy, a spirit produced by distilling wine from grapes. Cognac comes from a ...

Easy French Wine Map You Need to Plan Your Dream Wine Tour

Wednesday, May 13th 2020
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French Wine Map, Map of French Wine Regions 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 it’s best to gauge how far the French wine region is from Paris or Nice, or where you will arrive initially in ...

What Are the Best Tuscan Wine Pairings?

Tuesday, Apr 7th 2020
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What Are the Best Tuscan Wine Pairings with Food? Tuscan cuisine is based on “cucina povera,” a rural style based on seasonal and natural ingredients. Olive oil, unsalted bread, wild mushrooms, vegetables, and salt-cured or grilled meats form the base of this cuisine. So what Italian wines pair ...
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