A Complete Guide to Burgundy: Venture Beyond the Vineyards

Though famed for its incomparable vintages and world-class gastronomy, there is more to Burgundy than food and wine as Sylvia Edwards Davis discovers... Burgundy is perhaps best known for its excellent gastronomy and world-class wines,...

A Day Trip to Reims in Champagne Country

A few days into our Paris vacation, I needed a break from the busy city. You see, I really love visiting the City of Light, but sometimes the crowded museums and the vélomoteurs buzzing...

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...

The Distillerie du Vercors and the French Whisky Industry

Patrice Bertrand heads to Vercors to meet a spirited couple set on conquering the booming French whisky industry Squatting at the foot of one of their two pot stills, a long, tapered glass in hand,...

3 New Wine Courses at Château de Pommard in Burgundy

New Wine Experiences to teach consumers the professional secrets of tasting, pairing and selecting wines. The historic Château de Pommard was founded in 1726 by Vivant Micault, secretary to King Louis XV, and after 300...

What to See and Do in Old Poitou-Charentes

From Cognac and countryside to an unmissable theme park, the region has something for everyone Related articles: Legends and Traditions of Old Poitou-Charentes 12 Cultural Highlights in Old Poitou-Charentes Where to Stay and Eat in Old Poitou-Charentes COGNAC Tasting...

3 Vineyards in Provence to Visit this Summer

In the world of oenology Provence is synonymous with delicious rosé wines, and what better place to taste them than in the very vineyards they were produced? In our guide we've picked vineyards not...

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...