The Louvre Museum: Dining and Drinking Locally, Steering Clear of Tourist Traps
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by Emily Monaco
1w ago
Ask any local, and their best advice for eating near the most popular Parisian landmarks is not to! Restaurateurs know that tourists coming down from the Eiffel Tower or out of the Louvre Museum starving.  They take advantage of tired legs and “underdeveloped” palates to pawn overpriced food off on us, telling us it’s local. But […] The post The Louvre Museum: Dining and Drinking Locally, Steering Clear of Tourist Traps appeared first on French Wine Explorers ..read more
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Montepulciano Italy: Where Some of the Best Wine is Made
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by Kathy Merchant
9M ago
Italy offers some of the best wines in the world and is also perhaps the world’s most complex wine-producing country. In Italy, there are: 20 major regions, over 400 designated quality appellations (denominazione), and nearly 1,000 important wine grapes. Tuscany has more quality appellations (52) than any other Italian region except Piedmont. Montepulciano is one of […] The post Montepulciano Italy: Where Some of the Best Wine is Made appeared first on French Wine Explorers ..read more
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A Guide to the Most Iconic Italian Wine Regions
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by French Wine Explorers
9M ago
Italy is a country rich with culture, delicious food, and–of course–delicious wine. From Tuscany to Piedmont, there is much to learn about the wines of the country. But where do you start? Here are our most popular posts all about famous Italian wine regions!   Italian Wine: Easy articles for you Are You Confused by Italian […] The post A Guide to the Most Iconic Italian Wine Regions appeared first on French Wine Explorers ..read more
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Wine Tour Tips: Top 5 Planning Suggestions for Your Dream Tour
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by French Wine Explorers
1y ago
Planning a wine tour in France can feel like a part-time job. You have to research your destination, what to do, and what chateaus to visit. Before that, you check and book flights (and connecting flights). Then you find a desirable hotel—and hope that the website is representative of what you’re actually getting. Last, you […] The post Wine Tour Tips: Top 5 Planning Suggestions for Your Dream Tour appeared first on French Wine Explorers ..read more
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Best Wine Movies for French Wine Lovers Including Some Surprises
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by French Wine Explorers
1y ago
Do you want our take on which wine movies are best for French wine lovers? Here are a few options, many are popular, and a couple may surprise you. Wine Movies: Start Here Mondovino: This is a great documentary that examines the critics, consultants, and the big guys vs. the little guys. It offers an […] The post Best Wine Movies for French Wine Lovers Including Some Surprises appeared first on French Wine Explorers ..read more
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What is a Full Bodied Wine From France?
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by French Wine Explorers
2y ago
When someone tells us they like full-bodied red wines, we first ask them what their idea of a full-bodied wine is.  This allows us to better understand what it is that resonates with their preferences.  Then we can recommend areas in France to better discover what is a full-bodied wine! Winter wines, deeper in flavor, […] The post What is a Full Bodied Wine From France? appeared first on French Wine Explorers ..read more
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Vouvray Wines: Sweet and Delightful Pairings
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by William S. Shepard, Wine Editor
2y ago
Vouvray Pairings for the Main Course: Baked Ham, Chinese or Indian food, Gingered Pork, Butternut squash soup, Peking duck Wine Pairings for Dessert: Goat Cheese, Lemon Meringue Pie, Mince Tarts, Pumpkin Pie It was some years ago–as a member of a group of teenagers bicycling through the Loire Valley–that I discovered Vouvray wines.  The setting […] The post Vouvray Wines: Sweet and Delightful Pairings appeared first on French Wine Explorers ..read more
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Easy Tips for Getting to French Wine Regions
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by French Wine Explorers
2y ago
So you’re in Paris and you are thinking about heading out to wine country for some tastings or perhaps a tour of a chateau. How do you get to the major French wine regions? Many French wine regions do not have direct flights from the USA or other countries. So there is a good chance […] The post Easy Tips for Getting to French Wine Regions appeared first on French Wine Explorers ..read more
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Travel Insurance Cancel For Any Reason: What You Need To Know
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by French Wine Explorers
2y ago
Transcript: Travel Insurance, Cancel for Any Reason Waiver: Okay so you want to plan a trip but you’re really concerned about the uncertainty of travel right now and in the future. So what do you do? Well first of all know that 46% of Americans plan on traveling soon by the end of this year […] The post Travel Insurance Cancel For Any Reason: What You Need To Know appeared first on French Wine Explorers ..read more
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France Travel Restrictions For US Travelers
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by French Wine Explorers
2y ago
As of 9/8/2021* For Non-Stop Flights from the US to France The post France Travel Restrictions For US Travelers appeared first on French Wine Explorers ..read more
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