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...

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...

Marking the Centenary of the First World War in the Aisne

This year marks the centenary of the end of the First World War. Numerous commemorative events are taking place across France, and we have compiled a Remembrance Tourism Guide for travellers making trips to...

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...

12 Iconic Wine Estates to Visit in Alsace

Alsace produces some of the most distinctive wines of France, and some of them are very good indeed Related article: Alsace, Triumph over Adversity DOMAINE ZIND-HUMBRECHT, TURCKHEIM Created in 1959 from the union of two families with...

La Cité du Vin Reaches 1 Million Visitors in Bordeaux

Have you heard of the fabulous wine-themed venue in Bordeaux known as La Cité du Vin? As our Editor in Chief wrote after its opening in June 2016, "there could not be a more...

Great Wine Destinations: Alsace, Triumph over Adversity

The region of France with the most tumultuous history is also that which produces some of its very best wines. Jeffrey T Iverson heads east Most oenophiles agree that complexity is the sine qua non...

12 Châteaux You Must Visit in Bordeaux Wine Country

You can’t move in Gironde without coming face to face with a château. Here is a selection of a few worth visiting Related article: Great French Destinations, Raise a Glass to Gironde CHÂTEAU LA CROIZILLE La Croizille...

In Saint-Emilion, Château La Grace Dieu des Prieurs Gets a New Look

Steeped in history, perched on a rocky limestone hillside at the crossroads of Bordeaux, Saintonge and Périgord, Saint Emilion, in the Gironde department of south-west France, is a terroir of exception, producing a variety...

Top of the Glass: A Variety of Wine Glasses in France

There are almost as many types of wine glasses in France as there are wine regions. However, are they all necessary to enjoy your wines? Fortunately not, according to most experts. “Years of research have...