While dining with friends, Émilie and her husband, who were working in “la grande distribution,” asked what business was needed in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. The friends said “florist” and the rest is history.
Did you know that the impressionists and post-impressionists borrowed liberally from the Japanese?
On the left side, a Japanese woodblock print. On the right, a study made by Van Gogh…
An interview with Geneviève Lacambre, Conservateur général au Musée d’Orsay, chargée du Musée Gustave Moreau (en 2001). – Conservateur honoraire du patrimoine (en 2005)
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Magali has always had a passion for bees, and now she makes her own honey from wild flora in the Vercors mountain range. You’ll love her pretty voice and precise pronunciation.
The French word une cave does not mean ‘a cave.’ Instead, it means, ‘a cellar.’ And une cave à vin is a wine cellar. And since a wine merchant manages a wine cellar, the French word for a wine merchant is un/une caviste.
In this interview, Isabelle Gosselin tells you how to buy wine from someone like her: a wine merchant. You’ll find these tips helpful the next time you are in France and need to buy a wine that fits both your budget and the dish you are going to eat!