Château de Mercuès

Time with Wine: Malbec on the Rise in France

The view from the terrace of Château de Mercuès is impressive enough, but the hotel’s charming General Manager, Yann Potet, insists we follow him to ever higher vantage points. Sure enough, up amongst the turrets and crenelated roofs...

French Wine by Bernard Pivot

A celebration of wine in all its guises.
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,...

Dispatch from Burgundy: The Real Challenges of 2013

Burgundy wine experts talk with winegrowers to give us insights on 2013's harvest.

In Vino Veritas: Gérard Bertrand, Languedoc’s Wine Pioneer

Former rugby player Gérard Bertrand employs innovative techniques on his vineyards. Mary Winston Nicklin met the man making fine wine in the Languedoc Seven o’clock on a Friday evening in September and the crowds outside...

Olivier Magny

He answers the phone with an almost perfect American accent and drops a few English words into the conversation here and there. But make no mistake: Olivier Magny remains a true Parisian, proud of...

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...

How Climate Change is Affecting the Wine Futures System

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

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...

We’re Launching Taste of France Magazine

The countdown to the launch of our new French foodie bible, Taste of France, has begun – and it’s set to be the best thing since sliced baguette! Our team of elite gourmands has certainly put...