French Drinks and Beverages

 

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From your morning coffee to your night-time digestif, we cover the best names in wines, apéritifs, liquors, and non-alcoholic drinks in France. 


Kir and Kir Royale Chambord (Apéritif Recipe)

Walk into any restaurant or brasserie in France and you will see it on the menu: Kir. It is usually under apéritifs, and is a recipe mix of crème de cassis (blackcurrant liqueur) topped up with a white wine from Burgundy, such as…

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Côtes du Rhône wines: The Sun-drenched Vineyards
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Côtes du Rhône wines: The Sun-drenched Vineyards

Côtes du Rhône wines are not the fanciest French wine on the block, but they do get around. A lovely glass of wine, while lounging around in the sunny south of France, what could be better!? On either side of…

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Wines from Burgundy Region: the Easy Guide to great wine
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Wines from Burgundy Region: the Easy Guide to great wine

Along with Bordeaux, the big heavy hitter amongst famous French wines is the Bourgogne (Burgundy) region. If you are looking for fancy (and who isn't?), Burgundy wines can go toe-to-toe with the best wines in the world. Red wines from…

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Guide to Bordeaux Wines: The Wine Region of Luxe
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Guide to Bordeaux Wines: The Wine Region of Luxe

With some of the most popular and famous wines in the world, French wines today are the world standard. And within that high standard, France's Bordeaux is a wine region to be reckoned with. And why are Bordeaux wines so…

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Beaujolais Wines: The Nouveau Wine of November
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Beaujolais Wines: The Nouveau Wine of November

Beaujolais wines, and in particular the Beaujolais Nouveau, are some of the most exported French wines in the world. Every November, you will see the signs from Paris to French bars in New York: the "Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé!" (meaning…

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