Archive for November, 2012 :
Pascale Bernasse, President of French Wine Explorers, has been honored again this year with an enviable spot on the 2012 List of Top Travel Specialists for wine tours in France, published by luxury travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler. This annual list recognizes the world’s finest travel companies. Specialists are chosen based on ...
Beginning with Thanksgiving, the holiday season is perfect for enjoying fine French wines with friends. Ample holiday dinners go well with substantial wines, and it is the season for champagne. You also certainly want a bottle or two to bring to a dinner as an invited guest – definitely, something not last minute. All this [...]
For an after dinner indulgence, a fine French brandy is in a class by itself. Cognac is the great favorite. But Armagnac, from the départements of Landes and Gers south of Bordeaux, also has fervent admirers. It has been enjoyed since the 14th century, and a Latin manuscript from 1310 praises the spirit [...]