Paris

La Vache dans les Vignes

La Vache dans les Vignes

La Vache dans les Vignes- 46 Quai de Jemmapes- 75010 Paris- 10th Arrondissement Nestled along the lovely Canal St Martin sits La Vache dans les Vignes, a neighborhood wine bar  specializing in boutique style wine and cheese pairings. The two friends who own the shop, the “wine guy” and the “cheese guy”, welcome you into this(…)

My Favorite Champagne Bars in Paris

My Favorite Champagne Bars in Paris

“La Grande Dame” Champagne Bar– 6 Avenue Frémiet – 75016- 16th arrondissement Just across from la Grande Dame, as the Eiffel Tower is affectionately called by Parisians, is “La Grande Dame” Champagne bar. Created by Shahé Kalaidjian, founder of the famous Sezz hotel in St-Tropez, the contemporary style bar sits inside the Hotel Sezz and features exclusively wines by the(…)

Dilettantes Champagne tasting: Vazart-Coquart

Dilettantes Champagne tasting: Vazart-Coquart

          Fanny Heucq, proprietor of Dilettantes, not only knows her stuff, she offers to her guests a welcoming, convivial place to gather, taste and learn about the hand selected boutique wines. Dilettantes is a one-of-a-kind boutique in Paris that specializes in Champagne only. What I especially like about Fanny’s collection is(…)

The Saint Germain

The Saint Germain

A couple of months ago at a champagne party, my good friends introduced me to the St- Germain, a bright and fragrant champagne cocktail that tastes like…. vacation. The St- Germain liqueur is made from Elderflower gathered by hand from the hillsides of the French Alps. These delicate flowers are then transported by bicycle to depots(…)

Le petit Jacob (6e)

Le petit Jacob (6e)

Sometimes, before visiting a wine establishment, I will purposefully look for a few names on the Internet and do some research beforehand. Other times however, I just happen to stumble onto something really special, and tonight was one of those occasions. This beautiful wine bar named, Le Petit Jacob, is located on a quiet street(…)

Le Quinze Vins (5e)

Le Quinze Vins (5e)

Le Quinze Vins proposes a fine selection of wines and Champagne to enjoy at the wine bar and as it is also a wine shop, you can also buy to take home or to your hotel. The location is perfect as it is situated just steps from Notre Dame, but is on a side street(…)

Le Rubis Wine Bar (1e)

Le Rubis Wine Bar (1e)

Situated in the heart of the 1st Arrondissement, just steps away from the Tuileries Garden and next door to Place Vendôme, Le Rubis Wine Bar is surprisingly an absolute neighborhood joint. Amidst all of the tourist-driven hustle and bustle in the area, Le Rubis still offers a taste of “authentic” Paris. The modest room is(…)

Go (under) Dogs! (1er)

Go (under) Dogs! (1er)

For over 30 years, Willi’s Wine Bar in Paris’ 1st Arrondisement, has welcomed locals and visitors alike with a delightful selection of wines by the glass and by the bottle. The motto here….diversity, individuality, and natural beauty. I first came across this wine venue after looking online for bars à vin à Paris. When I saw the(…)

Impression. Tentation. Sensation. at Wine by One (8e)

Impression. Tentation. Sensation. at Wine by One (8e)

If you are looking for the place to meet with friends for casual conversation or before a fun-filled night out on the town, Wine by One is definitely “the one”. Now open in two locations- one near Place Vendôme and the most recent opening just off of Champs Elysées, near the exclusive Avenue Montaigne, Wine by(…)

Les Fines Gueules (1er)

Les Fines Gueules (1er)

Housed in an elegant space of a historic 17th century building near the renowned Palais Royale, Les Fines Gueules  offers a cozy and relaxed setting to enjoy a glass of wine and if you so desire, some charcuterie (assortment of cured meats, pâté, bread, and cheese). The wine bar is also just down the street from Galeries Vivienne and(…)