Keanu Reeves – Following in Napoleon’s footsteps
The former Matrix hero is a real lover of France and the picturesque restaurants along the legendary Route Napoleon in the South of France. In the action film ‘John Wick: Chapter 2’, there is a major scene that takes place in a kitchen. I won’t go any further because I ...
Jon Hamm: “Outstanding wines can be a good investment”
In the ‘Mad Men’ series, his traits became those of Don Draper, a brilliant advertising executive from the 1960s/70s, capable of the most atrocious behaviour to climb ever higher up the social ladder. In real life, Jon Hamm keeps a much lower profile but that hasn’t stopped ...
William Elliot: a chef firmly rooted in his native region
Le Touquet-Paris-Plage – a seaside resort that celebrated its centenary in 2012 and was dubbed ‘The garden of the Channel’ during the Roaring Twenties – makes the ideal holiday destination just two hours from Paris, London and Brussels. For the last 20 years the ...
New lease of life at a establishment
Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester offers an experience that encompasses exquisite contemporary French cuisine, modern design and highly professional, bespoke and friendly service orchestrated by Restaurant Director Christian Laval and his energetic team. The restaurant was named Best Newcomer ...
L’Arpège (three-star Michelin restaurant): the passion of Alain Passard
Alain Passard was born in 1956 in La Guerche in Brittany. He was initiated into the pleasure of food by his grandmother Louise Passard, who was a skilled cook. They shared a close bond, the grandson gleaning culinary secrets over his mentor’s wood-fired range, where Louise Passard ...
Leonardo Di Caprio: ‘I like Bordeaux, but also Italian wines – you have to be true to your origins.’
Among the most bankable and seductive actors working today, Leonardo Di Caprio in The Great Gatsby directed by Baz Luhrmann succeeds in the exploit of making us (almost) forget the magnificent work of Robert Redford in Jack Clayton’s film adaptation made 40 years ago. The essential ...
Julia Roberts: wine lover and gourmet
It was at the Ritz-Carlton in Cancun under the blazing Mexican sun that we had the privilege of meeting Julia Roberts. The star of Pretty Woman is back in Ryan Murphy's recent film Eat Pray Love. This autobiographical story is about a 40-something American ...
Matt Damon: 'My first good wine was a 1970 Bordeaux'
Matt Damon: 'My first good wine was a 1970 Bordeaux' With his starched jeans, his bobble-free V-neck jumper and his hair trimmed nicely around his ears, Matt has a kind of undergraduate, top-of-the-class student feel about him! We met everyone’s ideal son-in-law ...
Sharon Stone: ''To enjoy good wine, the setting has to be beauti
Sharon Stone:“To enjoy good wine, the setting has to be beautiful” At 55, the former leading lady in the raunchy ‘Basic Instinct’ is as stunning as ever. She shared with us some delightful insight into her passion for wine and what it means to ...
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