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

Monday, Jun 27th 2022
french wine map
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 ...

The 10 Best Markets of Provence Not to Miss

Monday, May 23rd 2022
Best Markets of Provence
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 ...

Vouvray Wines: Sweet and Delightful Pairings

Wednesday, Mar 2nd 2022
Vouvray wines
Vouvray Pairings for the Main Course: Baked Ham, Chinese or Indian food, Gingered Pork, Butternut squash soup, Peking duck Wine Pairings for Dessert: Goat Cheese, Lemon Meringue Pie, Mince Tarts, Pumpkin Pie It was some years ago–as a member of a group of teenagers bicycling through the ...

3 Fun Experiences to Add to Your Dream Wine Tour

Monday, Jun 7th 2021
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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 ...

New Burgundy Wine Masterclass Retreat Helping Wine Lovers Become Connoisseurs

Thursday, Apr 15th 2021
Burgundy Wine Masterclass Retreat
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 ...

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 ...

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
French Cheese Board
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
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 ...

New Online French Wine Course Offered by French Wine Explorers

Wednesday, Oct 7th 2020
French Wine Course
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 ...

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

Thursday, Jun 11th 2020
Cognac vs Whiskey
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, the comparison between French Cognac vs whiskey (from the States) dominates a majority of late-night conversations. The fight between ...

Advanced Wine Tasting Techniques to Help You Taste Like a Pro

Saturday, Jun 6th 2020
advanced wine tasting
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 ...

What is Cognac? Your Essential Quick Guide

Saturday, May 23rd 2020
what is Cognac?
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 ...

Bordeaux Map of France: Getting There, What to Do

Saturday, Feb 22nd 2020
bordeaux map of france
A trip to Bordeaux has endless possibilities. You can enjoy tastings at famed estates, try regional dishes at local restaurants, and take in the rich history of some of France’s oldest towns. With all of these options, it can seem impossible to know where to begin! To make your ...

Valentines Day Wines for Your Special Someone

Monday, Feb 10th 2020
Valentines Day wines
It’s not too late for considering Valentines 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 ...

Northern Rhone Wines That Will Make You Happy

Thursday, Jan 30th 2020
Rhone wines
Northern Rhone Wines That Will Make You Happy I’ve noted to students in my wine tasting courses, many wine regions have produced finer wines over recent years; thus, transforming what is available on the market. That particularly holds true in France. Quality conscious producers are making ...
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