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Real Champagne

"Grower" Champagnes are experiencing a renaissance.

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...

Jura Wines: On the Upswing

After nearly a century of slow decline, the wines of the Jura are making a remarkable comeback.
Grand Hôtel in Cabourg

A Weekend in Calvados, Normandy

In the northwest of France, a couple of hours drive from Paris, Normandy’s Calvados department feels a world away from the capital city. The area beckons visitors with its spectacular seaside, tranquil rolling hills,...

Where Travel Now: Top 5 Things to Discover in the Calvados Department

With miles of unspoilt coastline and dramatic landscapes, the birthplace of the famous apple brandy is the beating heart of Normandy. The glorious rustic fare is just the cherry on top... FROM OUISTREHAM TO CAEN With...

La Caravelle Champagne

Although it’s the traditional drink for toasting holidays and special occasions, there’s no reason to stop drinking Champagne just because you’ve packed away the Christmas decorations and New Year’s noisemakers. As the French know,...
Épicerie Fine Rive Gauche

Parisian Walkways: Rue Cler, the Famous Market Street

Travel-writing guru Rick Steves called Rue Cler “my favourite street in Paris,” enthusing, “Rue Cler, lined with shops that spill out into the street, feels like village Paris – in the skinny shadow of the Eiffel Tower.” The Seattle...

Cognac the Spirit

The French tipple with a world-class reputation.

How Climate Change is Affecting the Wine Futures System

Extreme weather is causing wine quality to become unreliable, affecting the investment market.

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...