Le Gourmet at La Coquillade: Luberon cuisine set in the vineyards

Le Gourmet at La Coquillade: Luberon cuisine set in the vineyards

The restaurant is in hands of a Michelin starred chef Christophe Renaud. He uses mostly local ingredients and, as became recently very popular between chefs, he grows aromatic herbs and ...
Le 1947 restaurant at the Cheval Blanc hotel, Courchevel: guest as the centrepiece, food the masterpiece

Le 1947 restaurant at the Cheval Blanc hotel, Courchevel: guest as the centrepiece, food the masterpiece

There are only five tables at the freshly three Michelin starred Le 1947 restaurant. Not many restaurants can afford seating just a pinch of diners, but we are at the ...
Iconic Rhône vineyards: a photo essay

Iconic Rhône vineyards: a photo essay

A journey through the Rhône Valley with my camera and a thirsty palate invited my vinous curiosity to capturing the iconic vineyards of the Rhône ...
Château Margilliere: slow wine in Provence honouring the world's oldest highway

Château Margilliere: slow wine in Provence honouring the world’s oldest highway

Château Margilliere is a 17th century stone farm in the green countryside of Provence. The ancient times recalling stones rest stubornly all over the property as a distinctive feature of ...
Rosé wine: keeping the taste of summer in your mind

Rosé wine: keeping the taste of summer in your mind

Provence in the South of France is famous for sprawling purple fields of lavender and for the pink-hued rosé wine. The fragrant herb assists to a relaxing sleep, while the ...
Toyo: refined Japanese gastronomy meets rare ingredients in Paris

Toyo: refined Japanese gastronomy meets rare ingredients in Paris

A simple, yet fine entrance to Toyo in Paris announces the humble Japanese attitude that permeats the entire dining experience at the restaurant. Welcomed by a clean, sombre painting of ...
Menton market: discover the sunniest market in Europe

Menton market: discover the sunniest market in Europe

Menton is annually spoiled to receive the most sunshine hours in Europe. No wonder then that the coastal town cutting the border between France and Italy has historically attracted English ...
Interviews with a wine expert: Champagne and its rivals in the spotlight

Interviews with a wine expert: Champagne and its rivals in the spotlight

Wine investors are more interested in individuality and uniqueness.Grower Champagne attracts good press and there is general enthusiasm for it on the trade ...
La Vague d'Or: Mediterranean gastronomy elevated in Saint-Tropez

La Vague d’Or: Mediterranean gastronomy elevated in Saint-Tropez

Trained by Michel Guérard and Alain Ducasse, the chef inherited their delicate approach to cooking and passion for local ingredients ...
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