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Ask A Local: Favourite Wine Bars on the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Chrissie McClatchie: I have a wonderful network here on the Côte d’Azur of locals who are a fountain of knowledge when it comes to cool, trendy places to visit, away from the usual traveller hot spots. So I thought it was time to start sharing some of these …

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Better than a Money Tree – L’Arbre à Vins in Vaison

Mathieu Schillinger hails from France’s Alsace region with its fabulous white wines. However, he tells me that it was only when he moved to England that he gained an appreciation for food and wine. An Epicurean paradox? In 2007, Mathieu and his wife returned to France to open a B&B …

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5 Good Reasons to Give Someone Wine for Christmas

Contributor blog post by Mirabeau Wine: Wine is a great Christmas present for many reasons, as long as it’s appropriate…i.e. you are not giving it to your spouse who’s really expecting a diamond ring or to someone who’s teetotal.  But it’s a fantastic present for family and friends as well …

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Thirsty? Best Nice Wine Bars

By Chrissie In the eight years that I have been living in Nice the wine bar landscape has changed a fair bit. Whilst the institutions remain just that (save for the fantastic Cave Wilson on Rue Gubernatis but rumour has it the venue is set to re‐open soon under new …

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Freezing Cold Ice Bar Comes to Aix

By aixcentric I have read about ice-bars but never had the experience of pulling on a fleece cape and entering a -10C ice-cave complete with stalactites and ice chandeliers to enjoy a shot of freezing vodka out of an ice-glass. If this appeals, you have the chance to do this …