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August 26, 2019

Nothing seems more emblematic of French cuisine and culture than escargot.

Surprisingly, the consumption of snails can be traced back thousands of years. The shells of these land mollusks have been discovered in the caves of prehistoric man, indicating snails have been consumed long before the French. 

Now considered a delicacy in France, snails are often served as an entrée, or starter to a meal. While there are several different ways to prepare escargo...

August 13, 2019

The quality of Durfort's wines was recognised during the 18th century when Thomas Jefferson, then American ambassador and a future president of the United States, placed it directly after Lafite, Latour and Margaux in his fascinating travel journals.

His opinion was confirmed in the 1855 classification when it was ranked a second growth.

The vineyard consists of several plots, surrounded by vines belonging to Château Margaux. Like many Chateau's, the estate...

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