Paris for wine lovers

Nicolas of Les Inserperables in Paris

Current Paris resident Chris Howard takes us by the hand and explains that a directionless stroll is preferable to a focused march when it comes to discovering wine in Paris. Above, Nicolas of Les Inseperables.

‘Ah! To wander in Paris! Adorable and delectable existence. To be a flâneur is a form of science …’ – Balzac, Physiologie du Mariage

Home of grand boulevards, towering monuments and the strolling flâneur, Paris remains, as Charles Baudelaire described it, ‘rich in poetic and wonderful subjects’.

Among these, a brilliant wine scene shines in the City of Light. Wine has always flowed into...