Let them eat cake!

Kester Grant’s bestselling novel The Court of Miracles, is a fantasy re-imagining of Les Miserables. As part of our Bastille Day partnership, Grant examines the origins of the powerful connection between the people of France and their bread! Composed in one fevered night during the French Revolution, La Marseillaise – a strong contender for the most bloodthirsty national anthem of […]

Vive La France!

‘La Fête Nationale’ commemorates the storming of the Bastille on 14th July 1789 (a turning point in the French Revolution) and is celebrated as one of France’s most important national holidays. But what if the French Revolution had failed? That is the premise of Kester Grant’s The Court of Miracles, a beautiful re-telling of Les […]

The taste of a bonne vacance

Whilst summer holidays may be on pause for the moment, there is another way to get a taste of your favourite French escape. One of the things that we love most about wine is its power to transport us to its place of origin, and with summertime in full swing, why not let a deliciously […]