by Paige Donner Pierre Lurton of Yquem (& Cheval Blanc), Refettorio Paris by Alexandra Forbes, and Chantal Bregeon-Gonet of Champagne Philippe Gonet Listen Here Episode 51 Paris GOODfood+wine This December podcast shaped quickly up to be a very festive one. … Continue reading
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
by Paige Donner
Tucked practically underneath Paris’s Pantheon is the 17th c. cellar and mythical wine shop, De Vinis Illustribus. When current owners, husband and wife Lionel and Dominique Michelin, took over the cellars in 1994 from the legendary Jean-Baptiste Besse, a wine lover and connoisseur who welcomed the likes of Papa Hemingway to his shop back in the day, it looked nothing like it does now.
By Paige Donner For most of us wine lovers, the word Bordeaux evokes Mecca-like dreams and memories of some of the world’s best and most prestigious wines. For the Bordelais, there is a pronounced distinction between “Left Bank” and “Right … Continue reading
Max Bordeaux When Only The Best Will Do by Paige Donner Max Bordeaux Wine Gallery & Cellar, Bordeaux, Photo by Paige Donner for Local Food And Wine When your wine tastes will be satisfied only by the best, Bordeaux has … Continue reading