“Santé” is a traditional toast in France. It means good health. Clink glasses but don’t cross over someone’s arm when you do, it brings bad luck
This Is How Your Favorite Rosé Wines Are Made
In the world of rosé wine, not all pink is created equal. Contrary to popular belief, rosé is actually a much more complex style of wine than you might think. There are three main ways in which rosé wines get their color: direct press, saignée, and blending. Each of these techniques brings a different shade of pink to the table and creates varying styles of wine all across the flavor profile spectrum. Here’s the gist:
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Apéritif Gets a Twist in the Time of Social Distancing
It’s the end of the day in France, which can only mean one thing: it’s l’heure de l’apéritif, a pre-dinner drinking tradition that has remained a pillar of French culture for generations. But with COVID-19 keeping people at home and the usual gathering places tightly shut, the ritual needed to adapt to the times.