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Presidential wine goes under hammer in France

Wines from the French presidential cellar will be auctioned off in Paris next month with 1,200 bottles on offer, auctioneers Drouot said on Tuesday.

Miraval rose wine

First Jolie-Pitt rose wine vintage sells out within hours

The first 6,000 bottles of Miraval rose wine from a French vineyard owned by Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt sold out Thursday within hours of going on general sale.

High Heels

Paris women finally allowed to wear trousers

Women in Paris can finally wear trousers without fear of criminal prosecution after the government said a more than 200-year-old ban no longer had any legal effect. Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, France’s minister of women’s rights, said in a statement that the ban, imposed on November 17, 1800, was incompatible with modern French values and laws. The [...]

Les Miserables

Hotel bookings rise for French town in Les Misérables

The town of Montreuil-Sur-Mer in France is experiencing a huge spike in bookings thanks to the selling power of the Hollywood blockbuster “Les Misérables.”

Saint-Cirq-Lapopie France

Tourists Flock to ‘France’s Favorite Village’

Since it was crowned France’s favourite village in a vote of television viewers in June Saint-Cirq-Lapopie has been besieged by tourists.

Pierre Herme cookbook Pastries

Pierre Hermé’s New Cookbook ‘Pastries’

French pastry chef Pierre Hermé is set to release a cookbook filled with some of the recipes and pastries that have made his name a powerful brand around the world. Pierre Hermé gives readers a hundred recipes that reinvent classic French cakes and desserts into innovative new flavor combinations, like croissants filled with rose-scented almond [...]

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