Season 6 Paris GOODfood+wine: Tasting at Top Bordeaux Estates & The Author of A Book on Chinese Wine

by Paige Donner   Welcome to Season 6 of Paris GOODfood+wine   For the kick-off episode of our 6th year in podcast production, we take you deep into the heart of Bordeaux. For many, Bordeaux is a wine mecca. But … Continue reading

Bordeaux River Wine Cruise on Luxury Barge, Le Tango

Bordeaux, France  by Paige Donner Barge cruising is a thing here in Europe. In France, it is a niche luxury market and caters to people who prize relaxation during their vacations, but who still want to explore small French villages, … Continue reading

Loire Valley Châteaux in Photos

Loire Valley, France by Paige Donner Until you’ve actually visited these majestic edifices, the former country residences, hunting lodges and abodes of retreat from court life that France’s Kings, Queens and nobles escaped to centuries ago, they just look like … Continue reading

Roberto Voerzio – Barolo’s Screaming Eagle (Almost)?

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Originally posted on Chérie Du Vin:
by Paige Donner With the first swish around my tongue, then my palate, I knew the right word to describe this Barolo DOCG, Fossati Riserva, 10 Anni 2009 by Roberto Voerzio:  Outstanding!  It…

Episode 47: Peanuts Inc. in Paris; Parabere Forum – Paris GOODfood+wine by Paige Donner

by Paige Donner Our send-off episode for Season 5 is full of fun. It’s also full of women’s wisdom…   Listen HERE to Paris GOODfood+wine Episode 47 SoundCloud.com/paigedonner   Hello Summer!  It’s rosé time!       First up, we hear … Continue reading

Bordeaux Cité du Vin – Next Chapter?

There’s a lot to love about the Cité du Vin in Bordeaux.  Continue reading

Veuillez dîner au Château d’Yquem à Sauternes?

by Paige DonnerWhen the gold-enclosed invitation first arrived, my initial thought was, ‘I need to frame this.’ It’s a dreams-do-come-true moment when you find yourself sitting down to dinner at the mythic Château d’Yquem in Bordeaux’s Sauternes region in the … Continue reading

When The Vine Dies,…The Emergency of Biodiversity

by Paige Donner Blancmoutier was the name of the wine produced from the single and unique vineyard that existed on Ile de Noirmoutier. Ile de Noirmoutier is a tiny island off the Northwest coast of France, just on the border … Continue reading

Alain Passard’s Vegetable Garden Party

by Paige Donner (All photos © 2019) Ever wondered what the (not ‘a’, but ‘the’) famous French chef’s vegetable gardens look like? You know the chef I mean, the one whose 3-Michelin starred Parisian all-vegetable restaurant became world-famous precisely because … Continue reading

Episode 44: Paris Restaurants, Le CBD Café Cookbook & Wines of The World by Barrère Capdeville

by Paige Donner Today’s episode of Paris GOODfood+wine from this early February springtime in Paris is all about restaurants and wines…and a brand new Cookbook!  Click HERE to LISTEN The first segment features a longtime colleague of mine named Heidi … Continue reading