France

Oiseau Oiseau
France

Oiseau Oiseau – Delicious natural food and wine

Oiseau Oiseau – Introduction We often visit Normandy on our visits to France as we have a cider producer who makes delicious natural apple and pear ciders using the same techniques as his family has been using for hundreds of years. This now means that we get a chance to […]

Livingston
France / Marseille

Livingston – Sublime dishes

Livingston – Introduction We have become addicted to Marseille. We have visited many times and every time we go there we stumble upon new treasures. Certainly there can be problems getting in and out of the city if you are driving. We have sometimes been held up in traffic jams […]

Vins d'Anges
France

Ô Vins d’Anges – Excellent wine selections

Ô Vins d’Anges – Introduction Ô Vins d’Anges in Lyon, France is both a wine store and a ‘cave a manger’ where you can order simple dishes such as charcuterie and cheese supplied by some excellent producers. The natural wine selection arranged around the walls is an exciting representation of […]

La Cantine
France

La Cantine – Delicious food in Beaune

La Cantine – Introduction In the many years that we have been visiting the city of Beaune in the middle of Burgundy we have narrrowed down the restaurants we visit to a very small number. The reason for this is that many of the places in the centre of the […]

La Dilettante
France

La Dilettante – Excellent Food and Wine

La Dilettante – Introduction La Dilettante is a natural wine bar in the centre of the wine town of Beaune in Burgundy. The food here is simple but very tasty consisting of very good charcuterie, maybe a soup or a curry and some other items such as terrines. It is […]

Le Soleil
France

Le Soleil – Stunning food and wine

Le Soleil – Introduction There is a restaurant very close to Beaune in Burgundy for which we hold a special place in our hearts. It is a great place to dine and it is also emblematic of much that can be said about the natural wine movement. The town to […]

France, Marseille
France / Wine

Great Eating in France outside Paris

Great Eating in France France is a very large country. It is not a good idea to randomly choose to drive around this diverse country. Rather it is better to choose some places where you definitely want to visit for the food and wine experiences and then decide whether you […]

La Guinelle
France

La Guinelle Vinegar – A Beautiful Place to Visit

La Guinelle – Natural Vinegar and Stunning Landscape Whenever we are visiting our natural wine producers in France, we always take the opportunity to search out places that are serving natural wine and other natural products whether it be biodynamic vegetables, organically raised proteins (ranging from veal to chicken to […]

Sezanne, Colmar
France

Sézanne – A Fine Epicerie

Sézanne – Introduction We were first alerted to the existence of this excellent epicerie in Colmar by our friend Jean Ginglinger who is one of our natural wine suppliers from the Alsace region. Coincidentally, the epicerie also sells a fine range of natural wines including those of the Ginglinger family. […]

Paris Verre Vole
France / Paris

Paris – Great places to eat and drink

Paris – Introduction The attraction of Paris never wanes for the food lover! The best places to eat classic dishes are always exciting to revisit. There are always new places to try. There are now places that are taking coffee seriously providing the opportunity for searching out beans that have […]