Étiquette : Wine

The French « Thanksgiving »

The 3rd Thursday of November in France, may be around that thankful time of year, but it is not a day of baking pumpkin pies and turkey thighs… Nope… but it IS a day of festivities! The celebration? Wine! The Beaujolais Nouveau, to be precise. The Beaujolais wine comes from Beaujolais which is situated north of Lyon, in the Rhône-Alps… Read more →

Montmartre chéri – Montmartre forever

Montmartre, a long time ago, was an ancient place of legend where Saint Denis was beheaded (and according to this very legend, he picked up his head and ran to the place that is now the City of Saint Denis, North of Paris where there is a cathedral built in his namesake). Montmartre used to be a little village with… Read more →

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