The contrast between the luxury Chateau of Pommery and the intriguing extremist art was intoxicating. Continue reading Gigantesque
After the unavoidable awkward first “hello” and “how are you?” later, the wines began to flow and the atmosphere relaxes. Continue reading Gluttony is back
We started our 2-week French gastronomic extravaganza experience than a culinary cooking class at the institute of Le Cordon Bleu just a stone’s throw away from Tour de Eiffel. Continue reading It’s a wine life
There is no more perfect accompaniment to celebrating a birthday, anniversary or simply welcoming in the ever-reliable Sunday Fun Day. Continue reading Bubbles and Deutz
Before the fun starts, and to ensure that I am as well prepared and informed as humanly possible, I’ve started on some light-reading on France, Wine and the combination of the two; the French wine industry. Continue reading Wine “experts”?
Welcome to Grapes with Mates, a blog that will follow my gastronomic travels through some of the most prominent wine regions in the country of France. Continue reading Hello from a Wine Enthusiast