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Still some surprises left after centuries

The world's most popular tourist destination, France's very name conjures up images dripping with romance and bucolic charm. The French are known the world over for being both traditional and cool in every sense of the word, and virtually every traveller has a mental postcard of a Parisian café, complete with smoking patrons and accordion soundtrack. The country that taught the world what haute cuisine was all about may not have invented wine or cheese, but they certainly set the bar – both culinary and culturally – for the rest of us to live up to.

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Burgundy is best: More red wine from France

March 31, 2014, 3:48 p.m.

Way back when we started doing adult beverage tastings here at the Looptail, we kicked off the series with this lovely wine from France. Fortunately for us, there were plenty more delicious burgundy wines where that came from

Five Interesting Facts about Alpine Skiing

Feb. 18, 2014, 10:34 a.m.

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Class in a Glass: Tasting Wine from France

Dec. 5, 2013, 12:10 p.m.

When it comes to cuisine, it’s no secret that France is known for its delicious cheeses, fresh bread…and wine. So it’s also no surprise that our France trips are popular choices among gourmands – especially ones that involve vineyard tours and wine tastings.

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