If like me, you are fond of nature, and fancy a break from the normal tourist trail in Paris, then come here for a walk and a different perspective on the city I love.
Château Bouscaut is one of the 6 Grands Crus Classés of Graves for both its white and red wines, in the Pessac-Léognan appellation. Chateau Bouscaut is really heaven in a bottle.
Marie Antoinette’s Hamlet consisted of a variety of different cottages and buildings, all built around a small lake. Each building had a specific function, and each played its part in the daily life of the Hamlet. The twelve cottages constructed in the hamlet can be divided into two groups: five were reserved for use by the Queen; the other seven had a functional purpose and were used effectively for agriculture. Marie Antoinette had her own house, connected to the pool. Nearby was her boudoir. The mill and the dairy received frequent visits from the Queen.
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Some bartenders have a misconception that single malt Scotch is not a blended whisky, but this is a mistake. Single-malt scotch is a blend, but it’s a very specific type of blend.
Made with the fermented sap of the blue agave plant, tequila is produced in and around the town of Tequila in Mexico’s Jalisco province.
Tequila is rich in a history far beyond the popular Margarita. Originally used during rituals beginning 2,000 years ago, tequila has evolved into the potent spirit we drink today and in recent years has transcended a quality we could not imagine a few decades ago.
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The first thing I heard was : You are crazy, it is so dangerous ! That is not true, at least not everywhere. The country is big, it is five times bigger that France. I did visit Mexico before I moved to one of the nicest region of the country : the Yucatan peninsula.
The Pichon Baron estate, Second Cru Classé in 1855, is one of the great historic vineyards of Bordeaux. A rigorous selection policy in the vineyard and in the cellars ensures the production of a Grand Vin, Château Pichon Baron, which is the pure expression of a unique terroir.