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 43: Whiskey & Les Foodies – Paris GOODfood+wine

Presented / Produced by Paige Donner   Paris GOODfood+wine CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST Whiskey Bar, Paris’ Golden Promise & New Marais Restaurant, Les Foodies  Episode 43, Season 5, January 2019 © PaigeDonner Here we are, already at … Continue reading

Domaine Saint Amant Rouge & Blanc

by Paige Donner The Côte du Rhône has, of course, some superstar apellations. Think Châteauneuf du Pape, Crozes-hermitage, Côte-Rôtie, Saint Joseph… to drop some of the big names. But it’s always worth taking a look at smaller producers and less … Continue reading

Episode 40: The PRASAD Project, Austrian Wine Masterclass, Chefs Avi Szapiro and Indra Carrillo

by Paige Donner Season 5 of Paris GOODfood+wine is generously being brought to you by IoTShipping. Internet of Things = IoT IoTShipping tracks and traces your value assets using smart sensors that monitor temperature, geolocation and movement throughout the transport … Continue reading

Episode 38: Tribute Show To Bourdain and Gold, Best of Season 4 PGf+w

This episode of Paris GOODfood+wine is a tribute show to Anthony Bourdain and Jonathan Gold Continue reading

Lanson + Viticulture Durable en Champagne (VDC)

by Paige Donner Tasted today at Pavillon Ledoyen’s hosted Patisserie and Champagne Salon (Paris) was Lanson’s just-about-to-be-released organic and Demeter certified champagne. Notes of citrus, yellow fruits, fresh and mineral, this champagne has been aged 3 years and is the … Continue reading

Vins de Bergerac Southwest France

by Paige Donner It seems that everyone these days can’t get enough of the wines from the Southwest of France, namely the Bergerac region. It’s likely just a coincidence that Wine Enthusiast named it their region of the year for … Continue reading

Confiture Parisienne & Vignerons Parisiens

by Paige Donner For a double-whammy on #localfood bliss, stop by Paris’ only urban winery on rue de Turbigo in the 2nd arrondissement, Les Vignerons Parisiens, to pick up the jam that they inspired the ladies behind Confiture Parisiennes to … Continue reading

Cuvées Sakanti Bali & Kilti Haiti Valrhona Chocolat

he cooperative in Bali which produces this cacao was discovered by accident in 2013 by Valrhona’s ‘sourcing expert,’ Julien Desmedt. Sakanti means ‘glittering’ in Balinese Continue reading