In addition to being the oldest city in France, Marseille can also lay claim to being the largest commercial port in the country. Its ferry terminal is gateway to the islands of Sardinia and Corsica, together with North Africa, a region which has greatly influenced the culture and feel of the city.
Like any bustling
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Waitrose (online and in its stores) launches its French Wine Showcase on 26 March 08 – running through to 27 April 2008 this will feature a total of 48 wines.
As well as our usual French favourites, the showcase will also see the launch of four new wines to the range, including the delightful
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Personally I have never liked the idea of investing in wine as a financial game – if a wine is good it should be drunk not kept in dark cellars and mainly featuring on someone’s spreadsheet or auction catalogue. But many of us do harbour the dream of having our own vineyard and living
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