The Other Riviera: Exploring Occitanie on the Mediterranean

Over three hundred days of sunshine a year, long stretches of Mediterranean coast and inland lagoons, fantastic water sports, walking and cycling, protected national parks and some of the best food and wine to...

12 Fashionable Cocktail Bars in Paris

The most up-to-date hangouts in Paris’s constantly changing cocktail scene Related article: The Best of the New in Paris LES AMBASSADEURS, HÔTEL DE CRILLON Soaring gilded and frescoed 18th-century walls and ceilings and a sumptuous décor make...

Things to See and Do in the Drôme Provençale

We highlight some of the more popular activities, attractions and places to visit in the region... Related articles: Secret Provence: Exploring the Drôme Provençale in the South of France The Towns of the Drôme Provençale ...

The Quiet Side of the Côte d’Azur

Travellers seeking a laid-back beach experience tend to shy away from the Riviera. Yet, to the west of the glittering towns lining the Côte d’Azur lies a more tranquil counterpart that remains under the...

An “Out-of-this-World” Wine Experience at Château Cordeillan-Bages

There’s a chateau in the heart of Bordeaux wine country—situated in Pauillac overlooking the Gironde Estuary—that’s home to a magnificent Grand Cru Classé vineyard. Chateau Lynch-Bages was one of the first ever bottles of...

Distillerie Denoix Delights the Senses

This family-owned distillery has been making walnut liqueur in Brive-la-Gaillarde since 1839.

Into the Mix: A Guide to Cocktail Bars in Paris

Slow to embrace any trend not of its own making, Paris was a bit behind other major cities to jump onto the cocktail craze. But fuelled by an enthusiastic expat community and an eagerness to strut its stuff, the capital...

The Pinot Profile: Understanding the Famous Grape

Outside of Burgundy, the Pinot Noir grape delivers interesting variations.

A Serendipitous Surprise in the Vineyards of Burgundy

Just a few kilometres from Beaune, a closely guarded address among locals...

Wine Myths: Rosés Are Only For Summer

Too often, rosés conjure the impression of insipid, overly-sweet and cloying cocktail fodder that’s fit only for beachside consumption and ice-cubes! This couldn’t be further from the truth, especially when it comes to the rosés...