Pascale Bernasse Celebrates 20 Years in the Travel Industry

Tuesday, Jan 21st 2020
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Pascale Bernasse Celebrates 20 Years in the Travel Industry Twenty years ago, Pascale Bernasse fulfilled a lifelong dream and began a career in the travel industry. Today, that dream remains a reality for her as the co-owner and President of French Wine Explorers.  Bernasse started working in ...

Bordeaux Wine and Cheese Pairings Guaranteed to Please!

Wednesday, Jan 8th 2020
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Bordeaux Wine and Cheese Pairings What are the best Bordeaux wine and cheese pairings?  This is a question often asked, and we wanted to offer you an easy guide to help you when hosting a dinner party or luncheon. Easy wine & cheese combinations: Brie with red St. Emilion wine  ...

What Are Natural Wines? Why Should I Care About Them?

Thursday, Dec 12th 2019
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What Are Natural Wines? Why Should I Care About Them? The idea of “natural” wine originated in France in the 1960s. Winemakers in the Beaujolais region wanted to return to the production methods that their grandparents had used. They wanted to get away from the pesticide and chemical use that ...

New Years Eve Menus With Perfect Champagne Pairings

Tuesday, Dec 10th 2019
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New Years Eve Menus With Perfect Champagne Pairings So you have decided to host a festive New Years Eve champagne supper. You’ll want to choose from a few New Year’s Eve menus and make sure to pair the food thoughtfully. There are still many choices to make, depending upon your ...

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 ...

What Are The Best Thanksgiving Wines? We've Got Answers

Tuesday, Nov 12th 2019
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What Are The Best Thanksgiving Wines? The traditional Thanksgiving turkey is not an easy fit with wine. The upside of that dilemma is that there are no “right” Thanksgiving wines to serve. Turkey is not one of those meats that is automatically associated with any particular wine. ...

Bordeaux Travel Guide: The Perfect 3-Day Tour

Thursday, Sep 26th 2019
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Bordeaux is a diverse region full of character. It may be best known for its world-class wines, but Bordeaux has much to offer beyond the vineyards. Bordeaux has architectural and historical monuments to discover. The city is second to Paris for maintaining the most protected historical ...

Saint Emilion Wines: The Best You Need Under $100

Thursday, Sep 19th 2019
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*Please note: pricing may vary since the release of the article! Saint Emilion Wines can be pricey, luckily, you can find great values as well.  Here is our shortlist of Saint Emilion wines under or around US$100: Chateau Pavie-Macquin Chateau Figeac Chateau Canon Chateau Beausejour-Becot La ...

What Is the Best Rosé Wine to Drink Now? We've Got Answers

Thursday, Jun 20th 2019
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What Is the Best Rosé Wine to Drink Now? It wasn’t long ago when rosé wine was something of a novelty, inexpensive and of marginable quality. You might enjoy a refreshing glass from time to time, but they were not considered to be serious wines. I recall a trip to Houston. At the time, the […]

Luxury French Wine Tours, Amazing Experiences, Great Wine

Sunday, Jun 16th 2019
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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 ...

How to Demystify Bordeaux: Best Bordeaux Wine by Region

Saturday, Jun 1st 2019
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How to Demystify Bordeaux: Best Bordeaux Wine by Region For all of its beauty of variety and lasting history, Bordeaux wines can be a complex subject. Let’s break Bordeaux wine down to better understand the nuances of the major wine regions of the area, and to offer you the best Bordeaux ...

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 ...

Paris Desserts: Our Guide to the Best Sweet Spots

Thursday, Mar 21st 2019
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Paris Desserts: Our Guide to the Best Sweet Spots Paris is known for its Michelin starred dining prepared by famous chefs. There’s no lack of amazing places to eat in stunning environs. But what if your taste buds are looking for something a little more sweet, a little less savory? ...

The Best Chablis Wines to Drink Now!

Saturday, Mar 16th 2019
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When I was in college, I was often responsible for 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 California. I promised I would never touch ...

Paris 2019 Michelin List: What's New in the Stars?

Thursday, Mar 7th 2019
Paris 2019 Michelin
Paris 2019 Michelin Update: What’s New In the Stars?  Who were the winners and losers in the Paris 2019 Michelin update for Paris restaurants? This year, the food world’s most prestigious guide added 68 new tables to its pages, including 18 in Paris. With a nod to trends for the Parisian food ...

(Video) Paris Bordeaux Wine Tour

Saturday, Feb 2nd 2019
Paris Bordeaux Wine Tour
Luxury Paris Bordeaux Wine Tour Video In this Paris Bordeaux Wine Tour video we give you a glimpse inside our tour highlight features. From cultural experiences to delicious food and wine, this Paris Bordeaux Wine tour is the perfect combination for a week of the good life! (Transcript) Find ...