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Where to Wine & Dine: Paris

by Chuck Hayward

Here at JJ Buckley, January brings with it thoughts of Bordeaux, as the Union des Grand Crus travels the country pouring the latest releases while we make plans for attending the en primeur tastings in France. And with Bordeaux on the brain, it’s not too hard to start dreaming of Paris, the city where we land before traveling south, and where I always make sure to get in an extra day to check out the latest and greatest culinary pit-stops.

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Where to Wine & Dine: Paris

by Chuck Hayward

While it may not be filled with glamor and celebrities as some people imagine, the wine industry is great for finding the best recommendations on all things gustatory: must-eat restaurants, the perfect espresso or that funky wine bar. Tips from winemakers or sales representatives make it seem as if I have my very own concierge when traveling.

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April 1 - A Night in Paris

by Chuck Hayward

After Jon’s 45 minute nap turned into 4 hours, we still had 6 hours before our monumental dinner at l’Amis Louis. So we decided to head out, grab a snack and explore the town.

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April 1st - the Flight Over

by Chuck Hayward

This morning I arrived in Paris where I’ll spend one night before catching the train to Bordeaux. The Air France flight was great, as I decided to splurge (using miles of course) and fly in business class. The French crew was terrific and served up one heck of meal:

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