Posts Tagged ‘alcohol’
Domaine Montrose, the Rosé Specialists
Domaine Montrose is a beautiful vineyard near the Mediterranean run by father and son Bernard and Olivier Coste. Situated in Côtes de Thongue, a small region in Southern France near our home in Montpellier, they are experts in focusing on what is important in life: family and friends, sharing and life’s pleasures. During harvest season…Read More
Scotch Whisky 1.0
I recently had the opportunity to travel to Scotland and tour the Glenfarclas Scotch Whisky Distillery in the Highlands. We had a wonderful time, the view, the land, the people, the Bed and Breakfast homes and oh the Pubs! I will write more about our 10 days journey in Scotland in another blog, but I…Read More
The Best Brunch Ever!
Brunch, a portmanteau of the words breakfast and lunch, may have started in England in the 19th century, but it is alive and well all over the English world, and in France too. There are many theories as to how brunch came to pass. One comes directly from an article written by British author Guy…Read More
20 Recipes You Need to Master
When was the first time you picked up a saucepan? Or a whisk? Do you have fond memories of cooking as a child? I do. I grew up in a large family and had a mother who is an excellent cook. But, for some it is not the case. I know people who have beautiful…Read More
Leo’s List of Restaurants for 2018
As an event planner and foodie, I have spent three decades planning cocktails, parties and dinners. And I know one thing, there are four basic elements that need to be aligned in order to have a great dinner in a restaurant. Many other things may come into play but these are the integral ones: The…Read More
Montpellier – Vivre ma France!
Here it is, my life in France. We did it, my husband and I. The warmer weather of southern France has been calling our name for years now and we finally accepted the call. We moved to latitude 43.61 and longitude 3.87. In the “sud de la France”, Occitanie or to be more specific, Montpellier. …Read More