Oenology classes in Paris
The science and study of wine and winemaking is a mystery for you? Some schools but also private small companies have developed oenology classes to unravel mysteries around wine, from the techniques to grow tasteful grapes to the habits and customs to drink it, for example. And do not forget, […]
Do you know “La Chandeleur”?
Originally a holy day, it is now best known for what we eat that day: the famous crêpes. In English, the feast is called “Candlemass” because the tradition in Christian religion is to light candles that day. This recalls believers the presentation of Jesus Christ to the Temple, 40 days […]
Wine tasting in Paris
France is undoubtedly famous for the quality and diversity of its wine. You can buy some good bottles, and discover it by yourself, or have a lesson to find out all the secrets the bottle may hide. Let us have a look at our own selection. Stimulate your senses at […]
Where to buy good bottles of wine in Paris?
Obviously, you can find bottles of wine in every single supermarket in Paris. It is part of French culture. But to find that one shop where you will find your dreamed bottle is harder. This is definitely no mean feat. There are some specialized wine shops that offer a wide […]
Vines in Paris
THE HISTORY OF WINE IN PARIS? A QUESTION OF FRAUDS, TAXES, RELIGION, SPECULATION AND WHAT WE CALL IN FRENCH “PIQUETTE”, WHICH MEANS A VERY BAD WINE. Vineyards in Paris have an old history: there was a time when Burgundy, Bordeaux region, and more surprisingly Paris were the three main areas […]