Friendly Paris Guide

Beaujolais Nouveau: the feast of young wine

On the third Thursday of November each year, all of France celebrates the day of Beaujolais Nouveau (young wine of Beaujolais). This is a newer tradition, and there are questions about young wine — should you drink it? Let's take a look at this unique tradition.

How do they make Beaujolais Nouveau?

The wine-making region of Beaujolais belongs to Burgundy, but this wine is not called or considered Burgundy. It's made with a different variety of grapes, and processed with different technology.

What to bring home from Paris: souvenirs, food and gifts

What should you take with you when it's time to leave Paris? We've got the answer! Useful souvenirs for relatives, gifts for your loved ones and something for yourself to help hold onto memories. Find the ones that are right for you!

Paris's wine

France and wine are inseparable: cognac, champagne and many more are inseparable from the country. Alcohol here is comparatively cheap and well-made.