Wine Shoppes

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(…)

La Bordeauxthèque Paris

La Bordeauxthèque Paris

For those who are traveling to Paris, especially if you’re into wine, this place is not to be missed. La Bordeauxthèque is the wine cellar of Galeries Lafayette situated across the street (also not to be missed). It serves as a retailer as well as a wine museum featuring the most exclusive and sophisticated Grands Vins(…)

A Taste of France at Savor Wine Boutique

A Taste of France at Savor Wine Boutique

          Situated in the heart of the Kirkwood neighborhood of Decatur is this charming haven for wine lovers. Savor Wine Boutique shares with the community “slow” wines from well-known regions (e.g. Europe, South America, and South Africa) but from small, lesser-known producers. What is a “slow” wine one might ask? Unlike commercial wines(…)

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 Little Wine Shop (Avondale Estates)

The Little Wine Shop (Avondale Estates)

Located in the historic district of Avondale Estates near Decatur, Georgia, The Little Wine Shop introduces small boutique-style wines in a welcoming and charming atmosphere. Here, you’ll find a diverse selection of old world and new world wines and the prices are just as sweet and welcoming as the knowledgeable staff who’s there to help(…)

Wine Shop at Le Bon Marché (7e)

Wine Shop at Le Bon Marché (7e)

Le Bon Marché or “The Good Store” in French is one of the most exclusive department stores in Paris, as well as one of the oldest department stores (cir 1838) in the world. In fact, part of its design was done in collaboration with the firm of Gustave Eiffel, the one and only who designed(…)

L’Étiquette

L’Étiquette

Located on the prestigious Île St. Louis in Paris, L’Étiquette offers a beautiful selection of organic, biodynamic wines, several of which are even sulfite free. Now that’s a rare find these days! The wines presented at L’Étiquette are from small producers who have a special dedication in presenting fine quality “clean” wines to residents and(…)

Le Vin Qui Parle…

Le Vin Qui Parle…

One of the reasons I enjoy walking while in Paris rather than taking the Métro is that walking allows the opportunity to see so many more points of interest that otherwise would be missed when zipping through the city in an underground tunnel. And by walking to dinner one evening in the Latin Quarter is(…)

Chapitre 20 (4e)

Chapitre 20 (4e)

While going for a stroll in the lovely Marais neighborhood in Paris, I came across the most charming wine shop, Chapitre 20. Located in the Village Saint Paul, Chapitre 20 devotes its attention exclusively to vins blanc (white wines) from France as well as other parts of Europe. As the name suggests (Chapitre means “chapter”(…)

Le Caveau (Chamblee)

Le Caveau (Chamblee)

        Love, love, love this place! Eric Brown, owner, definitely made the right move when he left the corporate technology world to spend more time with one of his biggest loves. Wine. The attractive and elegant boutique-style shop houses wines from the finest regions in the world including my beloved France, Italy,(…)