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A Weekend in Beaune

When people ask me what French region they should visit after spending time in Paris, I reply Burgundy without missing a beat. It’s my husband and my favorite region outside Île de France. We can’t stay away. We’ve been five times in four years. The wine is the big draw […]

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Exploring the Loire Valley

You could say I’ve been obsessed with France’s Loire Valley since I stumbled on a book about the region’s famed châteaux at my local library as a child. With a meandering river, lush countryside and beautiful castles it looks like a fairy tale land but the stories behind the châteaux are full […]

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Buying Wine in Paris

By Justin Chiotti Can we agree that one of the romantic notions associated with Paris involves buying a bottle of wine and drinking it in an ideal setting; a park, along the river, or in view of an iconic landmark? So, in a city filled with tiny specialty shops certainly […]

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Winery to Know: Scribe

I love wine tasting, but after sipping in Italy and France, I often feel wineries in the US try too hard to emulate historic European buildings in an effort to transport visitors to Tuscany or Provence. To me, it all feels a bit inauthentic. That’s what is so refreshing about […]