French Cheese: The Secrets of Fromage

Tuesday, Aug 25th 2015
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French cheese is one of that country’s best known and loved exports, and with over 350 AOC cheeses to choose from, it can take some time to get to know them! But French cheese really isn’t all that mysterious. Here’s our guide to uncovering the secrets of fromage. Types of Cheese The first ...

Chateauneuf-du-Pape Wines: The Secret is the Blend

Tuesday, Aug 4th 2015
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Chateauneuf-du-Pape Wines Why do I love Chateauneuf-du-Pape Wines? The first French wine I ever ordered with dinner was at a small French restaurant in New York. I was spending a short fall vacation with a fraternity brother, seeing as many Broadway shows as we could afford. The restaurant was ...

Riesling Wine: The Sweet Side of Life

Thursday, Jul 16th 2015
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Riesling Wine: Tasting From France and Germany Readers will recall that my fondness for the Riesling wine of Alsace began at Riquewihr, when I enjoyed cool Sylvaner wine in a chilly cave of the Hugel firm one sweltering August. Riesling wine has another pleasant association for me, when my ...

Paris Wine Bars: Top 3 Insider Picks

Tuesday, Jul 7th 2015
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Top 3 Picks for Paris Wine Bars You might think that wine bar and Paris go hand-in-hand, but that wasn’t necessarily always the case. While we often find ourselves imagining that luxurious, perfectly chic locale where wine and food come together in perfect harmony, many wine bars in the ...

Discovering Languedoc Wines at Le Printemps du Languedoc

Tuesday, Jun 16th 2015
Languedoc Wines
Bordeaux, Burgundy, Loire… these are very familiar to us all by now. But what about the Languedoc? The Languedoc produces over one third of all French wine, and yet we very infrequently see it on shelves anywhere outside of France, or, indeed, anywhere outside the region. Its relative ...

Nuits-Saint-Georges Wine: What to Try & Buy

Tuesday, May 5th 2015
Nuits-Saint-Georges Wine
Discover Nuits-Saint-Georges Wine Following the Vosne-Romanee region to the south, the Nuits-Saint-Georges portion of Burgundy is the last region of the Côte de Nuits, for which it provides the name. It is not a large region, barely 750 acres, and of that total, some 360 acres are in production ...

Video Wine Tours France: What Not to Do at Wine Tastings

Thursday, Apr 9th 2015
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Video Wine Tours France: Watch our latest video on wine tours in France! People often ask what to do and what not to do while on wine tours in France. Here are our top 5 things not to do during a wine tasting in France. Video Transcript: Hi, this is Pascale Bernasse with French Wine […]

Bordeaux White Wines: Taste What You're Missing

Thursday, Mar 26th 2015
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Post written by Nick Stephens, Prud’homme de la Jurade de Saint Emilion, and founding owner of and Bordeaux may be famous across the globe for its wonderful red wines but it also produces some superb whites with impeccable ...

Bordeaux Wines or Burgundy: An Insider's View

Tuesday, Mar 17th 2015
Bordeaux Wines
Bordeaux wines and wines from the Burgundy region give those who enjoy great wines good reason to travel to France—to savor wines from two of the greatest wine producing regions of the world. Each has its partisans, but many wine lovers enjoy them equally, while bearing in mind that they are ...

Best French Wines: An Expert's Perspective

Wednesday, Mar 4th 2015
The Best French Wines I’ve Ever Tasted I still remember my first enjoyable taste of French wine. I was a teenager, on a bicycle tour of Alsace, and it was a stifling August afternoon. We cycled through the mountainous region and then onto a scenic valley, finally reaching the impossibly ...

Wine with Chinese Food: 3 French Wine Pairings

Thursday, Feb 12th 2015
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When it comes to pairing food and wine, you’ve probably got it all figured out — from red meat to white meat, fish and seafood, cheese and probably even dessert. But some cuisines are more difficult to pair with wine than others; Chinese is one of these. Pairing French wine with ...

French Wine Explorers Celebrates its 15th Year Planning Wine Tours in France

Monday, Jan 19th 2015
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(Press Release from PRWeb) Luxury wine and culinary tour company, French Wine Explorers is set to celebrate its fifteenth year crafting one-of-a-kind trips to France and Italy. “We’re excited about celebrating our fifteenth anniversary,” says Pascale Bernasse, President of French Wine ...

The Insiders Guide to French Wine Gifts for the Holidays

Tuesday, Nov 25th 2014
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Offering French wine gifts (besides a wine tour!) during the Holiday season is an idea whose time has arrived. Whether as a gift or for a special occasion, your thoughtfulness will be hailed by the lucky recipient! Our Top French Wine Gifts Sparkling Wines: For a fine sparkling wine, you might ...

(Video) French Wine Terms for Each Wine Region

Sunday, Nov 2nd 2014
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French Wine Terms: How to Pronounce Common Terms for Each Wine Region Do you ever find yourself struggling to pronounce certain French words, while at dinner or traveling? In this video we show you how to pronounce French wine terms like a pro, so you’ll never be shy about ordering that ...

French Fruit Brandy & Cordials

Sunday, Oct 19th 2014
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Fine dining doesn’t end at the dessert course. If Armagnac or Cognac is being served, your guests have a further treat in store. But have you tried festive French fruit brandy, another range of after dinner drinks, to savor with your coffee? Fruit brandy (often called eaux-de-vie) are colorless ...

Updated ! 7 Wine Apps That You'll Love

Saturday, Sep 27th 2014
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There are a variety of wine apps out there to assist wine lovers in their quest for the perfect vino. Do you want to learn more about the wine you drink? Perhaps understand how to match wine with the food you’re eating?  I’m not suggesting you become a wine snob, but having a little knowledge ...