Along with the million and one things to worry about while moving countries, I also faced the intimidating prospect of meeting my (then future) French mother-in-law, Maria.Luckily, all my consternations were for naught. Turns out, we were a match made in heaven: I love to eat and she loves to feed. Here I am sharing… …read more

If you walk along the streets of Paris, you’ll be sure to find an eclectic array of wine bars. Given the complexity of finding the right address, we’ve handpicked a few of our favorite Parisian gems. …read more

Le Relais is firmly committed to its motto, “the closer, the better,” and uses the best quality ingredients from the nearest producers, including straight from its own roof. …read more

An ambassador for women who make wine and also for small, ethical producers, Isabelle is eager to educate you on socially responsible vignerons from France’s treasured wine regions. …read more

As 2016 draws to a close, the team at HiP Paris would also like to take a moment to thank all who have contributed over the past year, as well as our dedicated readers. You all make HiP Paris what it is! We’re ready for the excitement 2017 has in store, but are first taking… …read more

The hot days of summer inevitably inspire winemakers to tackle the practicalities of the harvest. Here in wine country, the build up to the harvest comes with a contagious energy. It’s not just the time when winemakers collect the fruit of their hard work throughout the year, but it’s also a festive time, with teams… …read more

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Traditional bistrot fare paired with an extensive list of natural wines make the Café de la Nouvelle Mairie a recommended addition to your Paris itinerary any night, but especially for Beaujolais Nouveau, the celebration of the first wine that is bottled from that year’s grape harvest. …read more

Burgundy is home to some of the most rare and expensive wine in the world. Though prices have gone up significantly in recent years, this wine region is not just for the 1 percent. There are still many great deals to be had if you know where to look. In this post, we bring you… …read more

Carin Olsson I have a friend who goes to the supermarket with a set budget and sensible shopping list. Not me. I’m a marketers dream. Bright packets of budget biscuits jump into my basket; heavily reduced items beseech me to take them home. Carin Olsson You can’t even imagine what I’m like in the wine… …read more