You don’t have to gargle! The complete guide to tasting wine with elegance and discretion.
Le Sacre de Napoléon
200 years after Napoleon was crowned Emperor, the Louvre museum explores the masterpiece that both captured and transformed the event for posterity
Un entretien avec Claire Brétécher
The cartoonist Claire Brétécher talks to La Guinguette about her new collection ‘Allergies’
It don’t mean a thing if you ain’t got that string – why lingerie is such big business.
Écrivains de la mer
On board with René Moniot-Beaumont for a fascinating tour of French maritime literature.
Du vrai bon pain
He’s up at two every morning, determined to deliver the best bread in town.
Des bouteilles extraordinaires
Fancy a bottle of Madeira dated 1789? Head for a wine auction, but be prepared to dig deep into your pockets.
Massaro – une dynastie de bottiers
Shoemakers to the glamorous for more than a century. «La maison Massaro» is the subject of a stunning retrospective at the International Shoe Museum in Romans.
Une écrivaine et son double – A.S. Byatt et Jean-Louis Chevalier
It’s no easy job translating Booker prize winning author A. S. Byatt into French, but you certainly learn a thing or two. Byatt and translator Jean-Louis Chevalier go head to head to discuss their differences.