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The Pearl of France

The coastline of Menton, France, seen from the Quai Impératrice Eugénie. Menton is a lesser known little town on the French Riviera, just before you cross into Italy, that beats its glamorous neighbours in charm and ambiance. It has a beautiful bay with houses in an array of warm tints spilling down the hillside to the sea. The view reminded me of pictures I’ve seen of Cinque Terre in Italy, but Menton is a lot less touristy (you can click through to the blog post for more photos)

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Honfleur, Normandie

Beaujolais, the widest spread of the appellations. A treat of a wine that’s ideal for any occasion, Beaujolais is as generous with the nose as with the palate.

Beauty of Beaujolais by Douglas Renall (Chateau De La Chaize, Beaujolais) #wine #Beaujolais

Although Beaujolais Nouveau has popularized this pretty, hilly region in the very southern district of Burgundy, there are even more delicious and serious wines to be found among the “cru” of Beaujolais; that is, the wines from one of the ten villages whose name is allowed by law to be on the label. They are: Brouilly, Cotes de Brouilly, Morgon, Fleurie, St. Amour, Moulin A Vent, Regnie, Chenas, Julienas, and Chiroubles. In addition to these ten cru, a plain “Beaujolais” or “Beaujolais…

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