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 ...

Your Easy Guide to the Best French Fall Wines

Wednesday, Nov 13th 2019
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Easy Guide to French Fall Wines Fall is a time when the grapes in France hang heavy on the vine, surrounded by leaves of ochre and crimson, anticipating the harvest. It is also the perfect time to enjoy some more full-bodied wines after the lighter wines of summer. Here are some recommended ...

2020 Luxury French Wine Tours, Amazing Experiences, Great Wine

Sunday, Jun 16th 2019
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2020 Luxury French Wine Tours, Amazing Experiences, Great Wine French Wine Explorers, America’s leader in luxury French wine tours, is expanding offerings with exciting wine tour packages for the 2020 season. These tours provide the ultimate experience for wine lovers. Programs feature luxury ...

Bernasse is Conde Nast Travel Specialist 8 Years in a Row

Tuesday, Apr 9th 2019
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Bernasse Earns Condé Nast Travel Specialist Eight Years in a Row French Wine Explorers announces that Pascale Bernasse, President of French Wine Explorers, is honored as a Condé Nast Travel Specialist for 2019. This is the eighth year in a row that Bernasse is recognized with this prestigious ...

The Best Chablis Wines to Drink Now!

Saturday, Mar 16th 2019
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The Best Chablis Wines to Drink Now! When I was in college, it often was my task to provide refreshments when visiting dignitaries came to talk to our budding diplomats club. The talks were interesting, but the wine was pedestrian. The very worst of those was a sweet, unbalanced Chablis from ...

Burgundy Grand Crus: The Answer is 33 - What is the Question?

Friday, Nov 9th 2018
Burgundy Grand Crus
Burgundy Grand Crus-the question is: How many Grand Cru vineyards are there in Burgundy? The Burgundy Grand Crus answer is not as straightforward as you might think. This is France, after all, where complexity rules the day! Remington Norman MW (author of Grand Cru: The Great Wines of Burgundy, ...

Burgundy Wines of the Cote de Beaune: Rare & Compelling

Saturday, Oct 27th 2018
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The Cote de Beaune: Rare Wines and a Treasured City The Cote de Beaune, the southern half of the storied Cote d’Or of Burgundy, swings in a southwesterly arc from Aloxe-Corton four miles north of Beaune, to Saintenay, some 16 miles away. The entire region could be covered in a few hours, but do ...

Vosne Romanee Wine: Tasting Notes From Our Expert

Tuesday, Sep 25th 2018
Vosne Romanee
Vosne Romanee Wine: Tasting Notes From Our Expert The wines of the Vosne Romanee region of Burgundy are rare, full-bodied and pricey.  The region lies between the picturesque Clos de Vougeot and the succulent Nuits St. Georges, many wine tasters’ favorite region in the Cote d’Or of Burgundy. To ...

The Rare Burgundy White Wine That's On the Market Again!

Tuesday, Jun 26th 2018
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Chambolle-Musigny: The Rare Burgundy White Wine That’s On the Market Again Chambolle-Musigny, the smallest area of storied grand cru wines in Burgundy, is well worth your visit. It has two grand cru red wines, Le Musigny and Bonnes Mares, and one storied grand cru Burgundy white wine, Le ...

France Video Series: What You Need to Know About Wine and Travel

Saturday, Jun 9th 2018
What You Need ToKnow AboutWine &Travel
France Travel Guide: Everything You Need to Know In our popular Tuesday Tip in About a Minute video series we cover all things related to wine touring and beyond. Tips offered on the best time to take a wine tour to how to pack for the tour to what not to do while on tour. […]

New and Exciting Small Group Tours to France and Italy

Tuesday, May 1st 2018
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(For immediate release) St. Michaels, MD, May 5, 2018 New Small Group Tours to France and Italy for 2019! Leading luxury wine tour provider French Wine Explorers has released its 2019 dates for its small group tours to France and Italy. New for 2019 is a tour to Tuscany, featuring iconic Super ...

When is the Best Time to Open Your Special Wine?

Tuesday, Aug 29th 2017
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When is the Best Time to Open Your Special Wine? Many wine lovers have a good supply of wines that they enjoy drinking on a regular basis. One thinks of Chablis, for example, or Chateauneuf du Pape. Some fine Sauvignon Blanc wines from the Loire Valley, and some half bottles of Sauternes, give ...

What are the Best Easter Wine Pairings?

Wednesday, Apr 12th 2017
Easter wine pairings
What are the Best Easter Wine Pairings? There are a range of options for Easter wine pairings-so where do you start? You have enjoyed Easter dinners featuring the classic lamb and Bordeaux wine combination. This year, why not enjoy an Easter or late spring dinner featuring Burgundy wines?  You ...

What are the Best Wine and Comfort Food Pairings?

Saturday, Feb 11th 2017
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The Best French Wine and Comfort Food Pairings With Menus Most of us have favorite recipes we gravitate to during the chilly months of winter. Here are three examples of recipes for wine and comfort food pairings for cold weather dining. Remember, just because the dinner is modest, doesn’t mean ...

Pascale Bernasse of French Wine Explorers Named Top Travel Specialist for 2016

Wednesday, Dec 28th 2016
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Pascale Bernasse, President of French Wine Explorers, named Top Travel Specialist for wine tours in France by Condé Nast Traveler magazine for the fifth year in a row. Pascale Bernasse, President of French Wine Explorers, is honored with an enviable spot on the 2016 Condé Nast Top Travel ...

Video: Best Burgundy Wines to Start Your Curated Cellar

Saturday, Oct 15th 2016
Best Burgundy Wines
Best Burgundy Wines to Buy to Start Your Burgundy Collection Like a Pro (Transcript for Best Burgundy Wines) Hi, I’m Pascale Bernasse with French Wine Explorers. Our company provides wine tours in France designed exclusively to help wine lovers become connoisseurs. This is the second ...
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