Great Wine Capitals’ Best of Tourism Awards, Bordeaux, France

Great Wine Capitals celebrates its 20 years with a special week-long conference/events in Bordeaux, France #GWCBordeaux2019 Continue reading

49: La Tour d’Argent Somm Julien Touitou; Burgundy’s Franco Bowanee & Karina Laval

by Paige Donner © LISTEN TO THE PODCAST HERE : Episode 49 Paris GOODfood+wine Now Playing On Soundcloud Autumn has come quickly this year. Following our very warm summer, punctuated by two historically infernally-hot heat waves, ones which toasted grape … Continue reading

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

Episode 46: Eulogy to Dad, Notre Dame, Clos St. Patrice, Cuverie des Ursulines, Clarendelle

by Paige Donner This episode of Paris GOODfood+wine, April 2019 is dedicated to my father, Eugene Martin Donner. He passed away on April 11th. It was his love and passion for life, and his appreciation for fine wines and good … Continue reading

Dinner At Château Latour Bordeaux Grand Cru Classé en 1855

Bordeaux, June 18, 2017  by Paige Donner  (all photos copyright 2017) On a hot summer evening in the Médoc’s Pauillac, Bordeaux guests arriving for the 1855 Grands Crus Classés dinner held this year at Château Latour were greeted with a … Continue reading

La Comtesse of Chateau St. Martin

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by Paige Donner Wines by the Comtesse Adeline de Barry of Chateau de St. Martin in France’s Var, Provence. Bubbly:  Bulles de Rosé – the color of pink raspberries you’ll find this sparkling…

Saint Mont AOC Celebrates 60 Years

by Paige Donner Saint Mont is one of France’s newer appellations, created in 1957, but one that harbors some of the world’s oldest known vines of near-extinct grape varietals. photos by Paige Donner copyright 2017    In 2013 Saint Mont’s … Continue reading

Grands Jours de Bourgogne – Meursault & Volnay

Saving the best for last… the 5th day of #bourgogneGJB included tastings of Meursault and Volnay.  It was my fourth day of tasting some of the best wines of the world and it felt, truly, like an embarrassment of riches. … Continue reading

Château du Clos de Vougeot

Tuesday’s tastings #bourgogneGJB @ the Château du Clos de Vougeot. All photos copyright Paige Donner 2016 Classified historic monument set in the middle of this most prestigious Burgundian enclosed vineyards. The artwork, the wine museum, ancient pressoir and the grounds … Continue reading

From Bordeaux to Château Margaux

  All photos by Paige Donner copyright 2015 I’ll close with a quote from Oscar Wilde, that great lover of our wines, who remarked quite rightly: “The French are so proud of their wine that they have even named some cities … Continue reading