Tag Archives: Wine

Beaujolais Festival In Paris

On November 21, Parisians and the world celebrate the arrival of 2013′s Beaujolais by uncorking the season’s fresh and juicy crop. Restaurants, cafes, bars and brasseries all share in the celebration. Some of our favorite places to join in the celebration include Willie’s Wine Bar, Gallopin, Le Select, Au Pied de Cochon and La Chaumette. Share […]
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Les Caves Taillevent

Owned by the same family that runs the prestigious Michelin two star Taillevent restaurant and single Michelin star L’Angle du Faubourg restraurant next door, Les Caves Taillevent stores over 150,000 bottles of wine, including remarkable wines under its own label.  For any serious wine collector or lover, Les Cave Taillevent is as worthy a visit […]
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Paris Insights: An Anthology

Do you know that there is another river in Paris besides the Seine? Or why tons of sand are imported into the city every summer? Or a place where you can go for a massage, sauna, exfoliation, and tea room, but you might never think of it? All of the answers can be found in […]
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Hediard

With its distinctive red and black label, Hediard (pronounced “e-dee-yar”) is a top place to buy fine coffee, tea, sweets, chocolates, fruits and wine. Established in 1854, what is unique about Hediard is that in each store there is a cart with a beautiful assortment of lush fresh fruits, including bananas, berries, and maybe some […]
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Au Verger de la Madeleine

This prestigious cave in the posh Madeleine district near famed gourmet stores Hediard and Fouchon, offers an excellent collection of wines, and spirits, including top-notch Armagnac.  This pocket-sized store has been pleasing customers since 1937, and remains one of the best wine stores to acquire excellent vintages as well as everyday wines that are sure […]
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Lucien Legrand Filles et Fils

Since 1850 this wine store, which also sells sweets, chocolate and gourmet food has been pleasing Parisians with a taste for the best of everything.  It is a great store where children can admire the baskets of chocolate, sucettes (lollipops) and other sweets while mom and dad marvel at the tremendous array of wines, champagne, […]
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