Dreaming of France: What’s Your Story? #Winophiles

When was your last visit to France? Mine was in December, a trip I’d been anticipating for a decade-and-a-half. Truth be told, though, I had traveled the streets of Paris on many occasions over the years – every time I daydreamed to escape reality, I landed in the Place des Vosges with its exquisite shops, or on the banks of the Seine watching the bâteaux mouches glide by. Each of those dream trips allowed me to explore, even for a moment, the paths I’d pursue once my feet touched the ground there – whenever that might be.



Notre Dame Cathedral on Christmas Night

This month the French Winophiles pay tribute to the magic of France and her ability to inspire us, whether through the ingredients of a new dish, the pages of an oft-read book, or the first sips of a fine Bordeaux. We’re sharing our favorite experiences – past or present, actual or aspirational – of our trips to France. Do you have a story you’d like to share? If so, we welcome you to join us this Saturday, September 16th, at 11 am ET. We’ll be on Twitter, using the #Winophiles as a common thread in our tweets.

Here’s a glimpse of what’s in store for the chat:

Wendy from A Day in the Life on the Farm promises One of These Days . . . .

Martin from Enofylz Wine Blog shares Champagne Chronicles Redux; A Week In Champagne, A Lifetime Of Memories.

Jeff from Food Wine Click will talk about one of his favorite French Wine Visits – Our Friend, Raymond Boillot.

Jill from L’occasion tells the tale of A Château in Provence.

Here at The Swirling Dervish, we’re asking Do You Know the Way to Vézelay?

Rose Window, Notre Dame Cathedral

About the French Winophiles:

We are a group of French wine enthusiasts who explore a different theme the third Saturday of each month. In October we head to Languedoc-Roussillon, with Jill from L’occasion as our able guide; November takes us to Beaujolais, hosted by Jeff of Food Wine Click; and in December we delve into the world of French dessert wines. Join us!

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