Wine & Cheese, the Heart & Soul of France (#Winophiles)

I love wine. I love cheese. And I love France. So when I saw that the French #Winophiles topic for June was French wine and cheese I couldn’t resist participating. Taking all things gastronomique seriously, France is synonymous with fine wine and haute cuisine. Wine and cheese are a daily staple of the French diet, truly…

Provence: Viewing the World Through Rosé Wine Glasses

Ahh Provence. The mere mention of the word conjures up an idyllic existence. The French equivalent of Tuscany, maybe Kermit Lynch describes it best in his book Adventures on the Wine Route, the effect arriving in Provence has on him: “The effect is emotionally exhilarating, like the untying of a mental knot, a release and…