EDEN PARK CHAMPAGNE
Rugby legend Franck Mesnel brings his fashionable threads to our shores and introduces us to his very own champagne. Scrum-ptious!
Naz from Bitter & Love walked us through a Remy Martin session, and taught us how to make cognac cocktails. Impressionnant! So it's a bit tricoleur, and a lesson in three cocktails.
FRENCH COCKTAILS ARE MAKING A COMEBACK
New York / London / Tokyo / Singapore, take note: The most inventive cocktail scene of the moment just might be in Paris, where a new crop of barmen are putting a distinctly French spin on le cocktail.
We went to the French brand’s La Maison Cointreau series of collaboration parties, which hooks up guest bartenders to cool bars to create unique, one-off cocktails for the night. The first was in Tess Bar & Kitchen. You should go to session two.
DUST YOUR FAMILY JEWELS
Know fellow wine-lovers who are about to be parents? Remind them to lay down wine, for their soon-to-be-born child. Because, beautiful tradition.
USEFUL C-WORDS FROM THE FRENCH
Parched Drinking Rule #17 clearly states: "A travel must-do, is the local brew!" So, meet "Chouchen", an alcoholic beverage popular in Brittany, France.