No Wine Please, We're French
The French are turning their backs on one of the essential components of their identity—a product once described by philosopher and critic Roland Barthes as a “totem drink,” the very emblem of Frenchness.
Coming Into Their Own
Following a remarkable rebirth as a
wine region over the past 20 years, a well-educated younger generation is
now continuing the initiative.
Dom Pérignon: A Look at a Legend
Champagne's first cuvée de prestige, Dom Pérignon is still the one that sets the standard.
Jura Wines: On the Upswing
After nearly a century of slow decline, the wines of the Jura are making a remarkable comeback.
Pass the Pastis
One way of saying "I'm in trouble," in French is to declare "Je suis dans le pastis."
All For One and One For All
A dynamic Gascon wine cooperative shows what a dedicated winemaker's vision can achieve.
Passing the Torch
Jacques Lardière, soon to retire from the Louis Jadot winery, has earned a reputation as one of Burgundy's top winemakers.
Revelation in Roussillon
Roussillon is fast gaining a reputation as the home of some of France’s most exciting and sumptuous wines.
Lillet: Licensed to Chill
With cocktail culture now back with a bang, so are drinks like Lillet, an aperitif first launched in 1887.
Young Vintners, Old Vines
The two young entrepreneurs who bought Les Rocailles winery have set out to restore the reputation of Savoie wine.
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