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Some of France’s most important wine regions - Loire Valley, Champagne, and Burgundy - are all within a day’s drive from Paris. Bien sur the culture practically dictates that people drink all sorts of wine in Parisian cafés, restaurants, and bars and purchase them in the city’s wine shops. But it is a little known fact that wine is actually produced within the city limits, in Montmartre. It’s just off the city street, surrounded by buildings, in the same district as such iconic structures as the Basilica de Sacré Coeur and Moulin Rouge. It is so obscure that even the most frequent visitor to Paris would exclaim “incroyable!” upon learning of its existence. 

Le Clos Montmartre is the last of the once multitude of vineyards situated on the hill, which were first planted by the Romans. There was once a temple dedicated to Bacchus standing there. In the 12th century, the Benedictines continued to produce wine at an abbey that was later destroyed during Read more »

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  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Esprit

  • Malbec

    History of the grape: Some believe Malbec is named after a Hungarian peasant who spread plantings along the French co...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

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  • you can check this site (the ministry of Agriculture of Paris)  for list of award winning wine yard ranked in- Gold medal- Silver medal- Bronze medali choose 2005 as it is a good year for Bordeaux (my fav region) and i can drink it now or keep it for a few more years.go to this site and choose 2005 and choose region you like, i recommend Bourgog... Read More

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  • After being a member of Snooth for a year or so, I have established my favorite ... to Europe this September and Paris will be one of my stopovers.  Recommendations please and I sincerely appreciate and thank all in advance.Lefty - The Great Pacific Northwe Read More

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  • Amour de Paris Brut Sparkling France NV

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    wonderful perfect Read More

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  • Duval-Leroy Champagne Blend Champagne Cuvée Design Paris 2006

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    Wonderful! Love it ! Read More

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  • Heading to Paris for Christmas and can't wait to taste the wine.  I am new to wine tasting but would like to learn more and enjoy.  Read More

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  • Nuvo l'Esprit de Paris Sparkling Liqueur

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    this wine is exquisite Read More

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  • I was just wondering if anyone in this forum knew if it was possible to buy Nuvo, and get it shipped to Denmark?Cheers Read More

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  • What: Bastille Day CelebrationWhere: French Institute Alliance Française ... you there.Rue Montorgueil, Paris, Festival of June 30, 18 Read More

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  • Going to Burgundy for just one day during our trip to Paris in a few weeks. Any recommendations on the best places to taste?  Thanks! Read More

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  • Cafe de Paris NV

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    Surprinsingly pleasant, high carbonation, light and clear color, fruity but dry palate, lenghty finish, thorougly enjoyable, I could never tell difference between this and Champagne @ $50 plus. Read More

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