by Paige Donner A little more than a year after the 12 bottles of Bordeaux wine were rocketed up into orbit for space ageing, they’ve now safely landed back down to Earth. Just last week, thanks to NASA and its collaborator, SpaceX Dragon Capsule, the 12 bottles of wine along with 320 grapevine clippings (160…
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61: French Music & Wine Playlist LGf+w Podcast
Music and wine are, of course, two of life’s most essential ingredients.
51: Paris GOODfood+wine w/ Pierre Lurton (Yquem), Alexandra Forbes (Refettorio), Chantal Gonet (Champagne) by Paige Donner
by Paige Donner Pierre Lurton of Yquem (& Cheval Blanc), Refettorio Paris by Alexandra Forbes, and Chantal Bregeon-Gonet of Champagne Philippe Gonet Listen Here Episode 51 Paris GOODfood+wine This December podcast shaped quickly up to be a very festive one. We have champagne from Côte des Blancs, sweet wine from Yquem in Sauternes, the…
Art & Wine in Bordeaux – Médoc, Margaux, Sauternes
Art and wine seem to make the perfect complement. Whether you are enjoying a glass of Margaux or a golden drop of Sauternes
Episode 50: Water Into Wine, Jane Anson, Bordeaux Great Wine Capitals, Wallace Fountains
by Paige Donner LISTEN HERE Episode 50 Paris GOODfood+wine Autumn is mushroom season in France. Pictured here, a beautiful Cep (Porcini) mushroom. Photo by Paige Donner. More on FoodWine.photography LISTEN HERE Episode 50 Paris GOODfood+wine Water Into Wine For Episode 50 of Paris GOODfood+wine we are talking about water and…
Wine Rockets to Space for Near-Zero Gravity Ageing
Update by Paige Donner Twelve bottles of French Bordeaux wine just rocketed off to the International Space Station on a mission to help further the science of food here on Earth. The project is being fueled by Luxembourg startup Space Cargo Unlimited. They acknowledge that in addition to the importance of food and wine having…
Bordeaux River Wine Cruise on Luxury Barge, Le Tango
Originally posted on Local Food And Wine:
Bordeaux, France? by Paige Donner Barge cruising is a thing here in Europe. In France, it is a niche luxury market and caters to people who prize relaxation during their vacations, but who still want to explore small French villages, dine on extraordinary gourmet foods and sip the…
Bordeaux Cité du Vin – Next Chapter?
Cité du Vin, Bordeaux the cultural center for wine enthusiasts
Veuillez dîner au Château d’Yquem à Sauternes?
by Paige Donner When the gold-enclosed invitation first arrived, my initial thought was, ‘I need to frame this.’ It’s a dreams-do-come-true moment when you find yourself sitting down to dinner at the mythic Château d’Yquem in Bordeaux’s Sauternes region in the company of about 400 other invited black-tie guests. photo by Paige Donner copyright 2019 …
Soupçon de Graman – Crémant de Bordeaux
by Paige Donner Harvested by hand this dry rosé, full of bubbles which exhibit finesse and fine acumen, makes a good showing for the rising star of Crémant de Bordeaux. The vines are cultivated in Landerrouat, an appellation bordering on the Southwest of France that is authorized to make AOC Bordeaux, Bordeaux Supérieur and Crémant de Bordeaux….