Champagne and The Art Nouveau of Perrier-Jouët’s Maison-Belle Epoque

Originally posted on Chérie Du Vin:
by Paige Donner There are frequent associations between art and champagne, but it’s particularly Art Nouveau that is most linked with this wine. Some art historians reference the culture of the Roaring 20’s (Les Années Folles in French, or literally the “Crazy Years”) that became inextricably linked with champagne.… Continue reading Champagne and The Art Nouveau of Perrier-Jouët’s Maison-Belle Epoque

GOODfood+wine Episode 6 – From Paris to Bordeaux And Back Again

Originally posted on Local Food And Wine:
by Paige Donner Paris GOODfood+wine airing on World Radio Paris This episode of GOODfood+wine airing on World Radio Paris is all about Bordeaux. Well, nearly. In honor of the bi-annual Bordeaux Vinexpo extravaganza (opento the trade only) we did some pre-tasting at two of Bordeaux’s most prestigious chateaux… Continue reading GOODfood+wine Episode 6 – From Paris to Bordeaux And Back Again

Checking In With Bordeaux’s Cité des Civilisations du Vin

Originally posted on Local Food And Wine:
by Paige Donner It’s always a thrill to watch the development, the progressive, step-by-step development of an ambitious and culturally iconic project. Such is the case with the Cité des Civilisations du Vin gorgeously taking shape along the banks of the Garonne in Bordeaux. FULL Slideshow HERE All… Continue reading Checking In With Bordeaux’s Cité des Civilisations du Vin