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

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

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

Episode 41: Natural Wines, Wine Calling and Sustainable Seafood podcast by Paige Donner

by Paige Donner LISTEN TO EPISODE 41 of Paris GOODfood+wine HERE   Standard Definition: Natural wine is wine made with minimal chemical and technological intervention, both in growing grapes and making them into wine. The term is used to distinguish … 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

New French Chefs At The Eiffel Tower

by Paige Donner Announced by the French Press (Le Point) just hours ago, the Eiffel Tower, affectionately known by the French as La Dame de Fer, will have two new resident French chefs as of January 2019. Chef Thierry Marx, … 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

Think Wine: Online Marketing Course for Wineries

by Paige Donner I haven’t taken this course nor do I have a vested interest here, but I must applaud these women’s entrepreneurship for putting this course together and getting it online. The website is here: https://thinkwine.co/p/social-media-for-wineries And the course modules … Continue reading

Pairfection France: Thanksgiving & Costco

by Paige Donner Every year American expats in Paris brace for another Thanksgiving with or without all the fixin’s. The lucky few get to go home for turkey, gravy, stuffing and cranberry sauce, and the other lucky few get to … Continue reading

Dîner Truffe, Vin de Côte du Rhône, Alléno, Paris

Dîner Truffe, Vin de Côte du Rhône, Alléno, Paris €350 par personne. Janvier 14, Pavillon Ledoyen UN MOMENT GASTRONOMIQUE INOUBLIABLE EN 7 SERVICES, AVEC ACCORD METS ET VINS AUX CÔTÉS DES VIGNERONS ​ Élaboré entièrement à base de truffes noires et … Continue reading