La Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin: Bacchanalia in Burgundy

Beaune, located in the heart of Burgundy’s Côte d’Or region and celebrated for its vineyards, brings a twinkle to the eyes of wine enthusiasts. It is also famed as the seat for La Confrérie...

Virtual Tourism: The Boom in French Food and Drink Courses

For frustrated Francophiles unable to visit France is there any joy to be found in the much-hyped world of virtual travel? In the second article in a series, Guy Hibbert investigates the flurry of...
Exploring Bordeaux’ Médoc Wine Regions

Exclusive Excerpt: Exploring Wine Regions, Bordeaux

Calling all wine lovers. There's a new book coming out this month that promises a healthy dose of escapism. Packed with 950 spectacular photographs, "Exploring Wine Regions: Bordeaux" is part coffee-table book, part wine...

What to See and Do in the Drôme

Lavender farms, waterfalls, vineyards and botanical gardens... welcome to a nature lover’s paradise Related articles: The Drôme: The Organic Heart of France 12 of the Drôme’s Top Attractions FOLLOW A LAVENDER TRAIL One thing you simply must do...
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Discover Châteauneuf-du-Pape Wines at a Fun Spring Event

  How would you like to taste some of the world’s greatest wines for a mere 10 euros? If that sounds appealing, then come to the Châteauneuf-du-Pape wine fair, held this year from Friday, April...

A Taste of the Divine: Monks and Nuns Making Wine in France

Jennifer Ladonne steps into the mysterious world of the monks and nuns still making wine in France Though scientists debate whether it was the Etruscans or the Greeks who introduced wine and winemaking to France,...

What to See and Do in Old Poitou-Charentes

From Cognac and countryside to an unmissable theme park, the region has something for everyone Related articles: Legends and Traditions of Old Poitou-Charentes 12 Cultural Highlights in Old Poitou-Charentes Where to Stay and Eat in Old Poitou-Charentes COGNAC Tasting...

The Judgement of Paris: The Day America Beat France

May 24, 1976. On this fateful day, France’s finest vintages were pitted against the cream of California’s crop in a blind test – and lost. A world first that sent the industry into a...

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...