100% biodynamically farmed Pauillac Grand Cru Classé

chateau-pontet-canet-small.jpg

Jean-François du Pontet who was the King's Grand Ecuyer, became Governor of the Médoc. In 1705, he bought a few acres of land in Pauillac and Canet, to establish a vineyard. In 1855, the Château Pontet-Canet is classified Grand Cru Classé.

Continue reading...

Certified-organic coffee, manually cultivated on small plots

araku-coffee-small.jpg

Situated on the mountain plateau, the Araku valley in India is a protected natural reserve since 1995, reknown for its purity, biodiversity and fertility: the coffee plants are distributed over 520 villages.

Continue reading...

Christmas fairy inspired by opera, by order from December 1st, 2018

Royal-Evian-Fee-Dragee-small.jpg

The Yule log of the Evian Resort is a fairy composed of Piedmont hazelnuts, Bergamot lemon, an exclusive chocolate produced in a limited edition and biscuit. The Pastry Chef Stéphane Arrete took inspiration from the Sugar Plum Fairy of The Nutcracker ballet.

Continue reading...

Artistic garden in the vineyards and creative winetasting South of Bordeaux

jardin-ivresse-small.jpg

The Château Larrivet Haut-Brion is unique in the world of wine: rated as a Graves cru exceptionnel by the Féret "Bordeaux and its Wines" in 1898, the Château keeps on poursuiting its oenological quest for excellence and organizes unique events of wine and art.

Continue reading...

Sustainable Michelin starred cuisine at the restaurant Odyssey of the Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo in Monaco

odyssey-monaco-small.jpg

Chef Joël Robuchon has invited the catalan Chef Carme Ruscalleda and her kitchen brigade to move into the restaurant Odyssey at the Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo, to propose dinner from Tuesday to Saturday until end of August. This ephemeral pop-up locavore restaurant which dishes are made from seasonal products, is part of the hotel's sustainable development policy, in progress since 2007.

Continue reading...

Russian art, chess and sustainability in Saint-Emilion

grace-dieu-small.jpgThe French architect Jean Nouvel is creating works of architecture to be included in their natural environment. He has recently completed the Vat, the Cellar, the Belvedere and the Fort of the Château La Grâce Dieu des Prieurs located in Saint-Emilion, by laying them around the original Bordelais house, like a farmyard.

Continue reading...

Chef Alain Passard's organic vegetable baskets, delivered each week by bicycle

alain-passard-small.jpgAlain Passard, Chef of the restaurant l'Arpège(*) in Paris, is cooking vegetables produced in his own gardens, located in France. The excess production can be ordered and delivered each week.

Continue reading...