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5 little secrets about pastis

Pastis is inseparable from the Provençal art of living (consumed in moderation, of course). Want to…

Take a sip

12 virtual visits to French wine country

Want to travel along France’s wine routes? In a few clicks, you can go straight to the heart of the…

Flight of the Green Fairy

Follow along as absinthe comes to life in the Jura

Absinthe's history is absolutely fascinating. A wildly popular drink in the 19th century, this…

Top of the big houses

France, the other whiskey country

French whiskey may not be as famous as its Scottish or Japanese cousins, but it has nothing to be…

Follow along with Laura et Timothé

Do a wine tour around Saint-Tropez with…

Even in December, the sun is shining in the Côte d’Azur: this is the ideal spot for some winter…

Cuisine

Delphine Plisson: a passion for local products

Delphine Plisson made groceries fashionable four years ago. Last year, she opened her second online…

Art and craft

Autumn on Normandy’s Cider Route

In autumn, Normandy smells great. The scent of cider apples and the first wafts from distilleries…

Art, unbottled

Pommery uncorks contemporary art in its cellars

Each year, the Pommery Champagne house in Reims offers a contemporary art exhibition in its chalk…

5-minute guides

The 5-minute essential guide to Burgundy climats

In Burgundy, the term Climats doesn’t refer to the weather, it actually means the parcels of land…

5-minute guides

The 5-minute essential guide to Jura wines

White, red, yellow, straw-colored or sparkling—do you know the wines of the Jura? France.fr reveals…

Grab your shears!

Join in the grape harvest in Champagne

Harvesting, weighing and pressing... Wouldn’t you love to join in a grape harvest in Champagne?…

Love at first sight

Falling under the spell of Colmar

It is said that Colmar is the essence of Alsace. With its half-timbered houses, flower-bedecked…

Nectar and ambroisia

Where to eat in the vineyards of Bordeaux

Right or left bank? From the Médoc to the Sauternes and the Saint-Émilion region, Bordeaux is full…

The opinion of France's best sommelier

The wines of Loire are world class, according to…

Last November, Pascaline Lepeltier made history. At 37, she is the first woman to win the title of…

Eggs and wine

Clos de Vougeot reveals the secrets of its eggs…

In Burgundy, typical recipes and iconic places go hand-in-hand. Here France.fr reveals the recipe…

Vineyards and half-timbered houses

8 villages to sample along the Alsace Wine Route

How pretty are the villages of the Alsace Wine Route with their half-timbered houses, flowery…

An ocean of vines

9 stages on the Grands Crus de Bourgogne Wine…

The Route des Grands Crus is the must-see wine route in Burgundy: 50 miles through 37 villages with…

Art in a bottle

Shhh...art in progress at Ruinart, in Champagne

Since its creation in 1729, la Maison Ruinart has been closely linked to artistic creation—it's a…

Seasonal treats

7 respected cafés to try in Paris

In celebration of the riches of the French terroir, the cuisine of young Parisian chefs is creative…

Vineyard stories

8 cellars where the Champagne sparkles

Miles of underground galleries and millions of bottles of preciously kept champagne away from light…

Grape's other nectar

Handmade vinegar from Languedoc: Laurent Faure,…

Laurent Faure, 31, is one of the very few vinegar masters in France. He installed his…

A fairytale walk through Château Palmer

A winter art installation showing different…

All of a sudden, there’s a flash of red amid the vineyards—plastics artist Nathalie Rodach has…

A jewel in the vineyards

24 hours at the Hotel Lalique in the Sauternes…

When Maison Lalique celebrated its 130th birthday and the Domaine de Lafaurie-Peyraguey turned 400,…

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3 Cités des Vins reveal the secrets of the…

What is a Climat? What are the specificities of Burgundy’s land and vineyards? What are the…

Wine

The art of serving champagne like the grand…

Champagne production follows strict rules, and similarly, its tasting is an art form. France.fr…

Heritage of viticulture

Follow This Expert: Charlotte Le Gallais,…

We followed Charlotte Le Gallais, a young winemaker who produces her namesake champagne on her…

A sparkling hotel

24 hours at the Royal Champagne Hotel – sparkling…

In the heart of Champagne, the Royal Champagne, once a former relay coaching inn, now a Relais &…

Sweet and brisk

The 5 colours of autumn in Burgundy

The Burgundians say it with gusto: autumn is the best season to discover Burgundy. This is the…

On foot, by boat, or by bike

Wandering in the heart of Bordeaux vineyard

Since wine is so much more than just a "drink" in France—really, it's a way of life—certain…

Wine

Vendanges: the harvest at domaine Veuve Clicquot

The end of the summer marks the beginning of the "vendanges" (grape harvests) in Champagne…