The subversive genius of Cité du Vin is in the modern, forward-facing way it celebrates a timeless pleasure, aiming to bring a personal and tactile element to the often all-too-serious historical and cultural understanding of wine.
The combination of art, architecture, and wine—white, red, and the rosé for which Provence is famous— is what makes Château La Coste different.
Google “songs about …” and you open the door to a pantheon as immense as, well, the Pantheon. Imagine titles like “Under the Bridges of London” or “Under Toronto Skies”. A little lacking in romance, non? Until you replace those cities’ names with “Paris”.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Founded in the 1950s, Paris-based Club Méditerranée—better known as Club Med—was the first all-inclusive resort company. In the decades since, the French brand has evolved.
The House of Creed was founded in 1760, a long time ago indeed, by James Henry Creed, and since then the heritage brand has been passed down through the lineage to the current perfumer, sixth-generation Olivier Creed, and his son, Erwin.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: When you enter the shop on rue de la Roquette, you’re hit with the most luxurious of aromas: chocolate. And not just any chocolate but chocolate made in the open manufacture (workshop) on-site. This chocolate is so pure, all that’s missing is the cocoa plantation out back.
Create an atmosphere reflective of that uniquely Gallic energy with this Paris-inspired playlist.
Chinese architect, sculptor, video artist, and photographer Ai Weiwei just closed a show at the Louvre; but he is not finished with Paris yet.
It would be a pity to consider New Year’s Day the last of winter’s festivities, particularly since January sixth marks the Epiphany, a traditional Christian commemoration of the Jesus’s baptism and the arrival of the three wise men, celebrated with (what else?) cake.