Tag Archives: Wine Shops

Thanksgiving in Paris

Thanksgiving in Paris is like Bastille Day in the United States:  an ordinary weekday that tradition has turned into a day to celebrate with family, friends, great food and great wine.  If you are lucky enough to be in Paris during this holiday, preparation is key, as you need to plan ahead and order your […]
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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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Rue Cler

One of the best gourmet shopping markets (marchés) in Paris is on Rue Cler, the same area Julia Child shopped when she lived in Paris in the early 1950s.  What is interesting about Rue Cler is that many of the same shops Julia favored and frequented are still in operation today.  The added advantage of Rue […]
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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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Video Tours of Paris

For a video tour of various areas in Paris, we are pleased to partner with GeoBeats to provide a menu of places to see by video, from Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré for fashionistas to Rue des Rosiers for experiencing the old Jewish quartier in Paris. Video tours show you where to buy escargot, cheese, wine, […]
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Lavinia

This flashy store, one of the larger wine stores in Paris, is perhaps best known for its extensive collection of non-French wines.  It has a broad selection of wines from the United States, Australia, Austria, Germany, Spain, Chile and Italy.  By way of example, the list of U.S. wines is impressive, including top wines from […]
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