The imminent annual release of Beaujolais Nouveau – no longer a media firestorm in the best of circumstances – may seem, in the wake of last Friday’s Paris terror attacks, about as pertinent as a rubber duck. In such troubled times, who needs wine? Who
Loving the night of Beaujolais Nouveau in Paris is like loving country music. One is constantly obliged to explain oneself. No other genre of wine has been so rightly derided by the international wine press for its superficiality. And yet, as in country music, there
How to spend your bubbly budget this year? Aaron Ayscough shares his favorite independent wine shops with the best Champagne selection and service, along with his picks for which bottles to pop this New Year’s Eve.
Imagine a wine tasting. Then imagine a wine tasting on crack. Or rather, caffeine. That’s coffee cupping. We learned how to taste coffee like the pros and you can, too.
Here’s the thing: Beaujolais Nouveau is really fun. Here’s our post-hangover report on the ten parties, fifteen wines, and bearded winemakers (too many to count) encountered as part of the 2013 festivities.
Good stuff exists. Here’s where to get it, and what it means to drink it. Our guide including the most tempting list of Beaujo Nouveau parties in Paris.
A new crop of mixologists are sourcing crazy ingredients, winning international acclaim, and even pairing spirits with food. The old guard calls them unschooled ‘flair’ bartenders. Whose shaker do you want to sip from?
At long last, craft beer is taking off in Paris. Camille Malmquist explores the emergent scene and its key players, telling us what to drink and where.