Bordeaux: Haut-Brion

A name that sets worldwide connoisseurs of great wine to dreaming.

A Look At the Loire

For most wine lovers, the Loire Valley begins around the beautiful old city of Tours, in the heart of the vineyard country, a quick 90 minutes southwest of Paris by high-speed TGV train. But...

The Spicy Whites of Alsace

Alsatian grapes display varying personalities.

Pop That Cork!

Of all the wines of France, champagne comes closest to perfection.

To the Season!

Holiday drinks from Noilly-Prat.

Cassis Wines

Le Chai Cassidain is a shop and wine bar that stocks all the best local wines, including those of the 12 different vineyards of Cassis.

Regal Secret

Few aperitifs can claim as romantic a back story as Secret de Famille.

Wine: Mas de Daumas Gassac

Whether Cabernet, Syrah, Merlot or Chardonnay, most French wines you have likely enjoyed are identified with one grape and come from an officially recognized region known as an appellation. But one of the best French wines, especially suitable for rich holiday feasts, is a humble vin de pays-containing over 10 grape varieties.

Wine of the Month

You may already know that many wines produced in different parts of the world are made from French grapes. Two of the most common, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, trace their origins and still stake their claim to fame from the great French wine region of Burgundy.