Introducing the New Taste of France Website

We’re delighted to announce the launch of Taste of France Magazine’s new website – your one-stop guide to French food and drink. Check out our chefs’ hacks and daily recipes guaranteed to suit ravenous locavores, carnivores...

Chateau d’Esclans, Whispering Angel, and the Craze for Rosé Wines

Sacha Lichine, Winemaker and Negotiant, has made Château d’Esclans rosé wines the world reference for excellence. "We don’t follow wine trends, we make them," says Tom Schreckinger, Communications Director at Château d’Esclans, Provence. He’s in...

Domaine de Cala: Chef Joachim Splichal’s Winery in Provence

Following a distinguished culinary career spanning more than thirty years in the gastronomic spotlight, chef and founder of the Patina Group, Joachim Splichal, fulfilled his lifelong dream of owning a Provençal winery when he...

Wines and Cheeses of the Jura Mountains: Excellence and Know-How

To take full advantage of the Jura Mountains is to take time discovering and tasting products from its generous, characterful terroir. Cheeses, wines, spirits, charcuterie... Authentic products with AOC, AOP or IGC labels offer you...

Book Reviews: The Sommelier’s Atlas of Taste

Don't be put off by the 'S' word: The Sommelier's Atlas of Taste is no hoity-toity wine bible preaching to the converted. Far from beating readers over the head with jargon and the usual...

Thirst for Knowledge: Wine Immersion Experiences in France

Jeffrey T Iverson reveals the top intensive classes for those who want to be able to do more than navigate the crisp whites and robust reds in their local wine shop, including a luxury...

Earth Day in France: Champagne Focuses on Sustainable Winemaking

Earth Day is right around the corner, and many French vineyards want the world to know about the importance of sustainability in winemaking. From the Languedoc to the Loire Valley, winemakers are working hard...

Effervescence Los Angeles: A Champagne and Sparkling Wine Festival

On May 3-5, 2019, Effervescence, America’s leading epicurean event devoted to celebrating champagne and sparkling wine, will return to Los Angeles to present the ultimate homage to champagne. The three-day fête will bring together...

Pebbles of Wrath: Terroir Theft in the Rhône Valley

Some of the Rhône Valley’s most flavourful vineyards are being fast depleted of their vital stones... Under the grey November sky, Xavier Anglès squats and places side by side some of the red, ochre, orange...

The Distillerie du Vercors and the French Whisky Industry

Patrice Bertrand heads to Vercors to meet a spirited couple set on conquering the booming French whisky industry Squatting at the foot of one of their two pot stills, a long, tapered glass in hand,...