Le Baron Rouge

Recently, I was able to take some time out for an afternoon at one of my favourite Parisian watering holes, the Baron Rouge. Working your way through the crowds that have spilled out onto the street devouring oysters of all sizes, rich charcuterie and decadent cheeses can be initially daunting but well worth it, especially once you’ve spotted the wine offer. Small production wines from every corner of the country can be found and ordered by the glass, by the pitcher or ... Read more

Figuring Out French Wine

What tips can you give beginners on French wine in general? This was the question recently posed to me at a wine tasting. It kind of caught me off guard. I mean, French wine is pretty tough to figure out especially to newcomers and/or to those who don’t speak the language. So how to answer? Here are my top tips: 1) Don’t be afraid to try. France offers tremendous diversity in wine and while it boasts legendary icons at stratospheric prices, there is so much ... Read more