A traditional winstub in Alsace

Taste the Terroir: The German Flavour of Alsace

Each region of France has a unique personality and Alsace is no exception: more pork is consumed here than anywhere else in the country, fried carp and chips is normal and the names of many...

Eau Naturel: Jean-François Rault, Pioneer of Organic Cognac

Marion Sauvebois heads to Charente to meet Jean-François Rault, a pioneer of organic cognac – and all-round free spirit Our interview is about to begin but Jean-François Rault is nowhere to be found. Relentless downpours...

Clos de Vougeot

Some 100 journalists from all over the world—the US, China, Europe, Australia—arrived at the Château du Clos de Vougeot in March to taste a wide variety of 2009 grands crus Burgundies, the most recent...

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...

Mas des Brun: A Dream-Come-True Vineyard in Bandol

Kristin Espinasse recounts how her family's vineyard dream came to fruition in Provence.

Armagnac: Amber Paradox

Feisty armagnac may be small, but it punches way above its weight.

The Man from Madiran

When an indomitable winemaker meets an indomitable grape...

Best Bets in Bordeaux

The 2009 vintage in Bordeaux was so good that smart consumers can now find lovely wines for as little as $20 retail.

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...

Affordable Luxuries in Bordeaux

Buy outstanding wine from the best chateux, without breaking the bank.