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Thirsty? Best Nice Wine Bars

Nice Wine Bars Three

In the eight years that I have been living in Nice the wine bar landscape has changed a fair bit. Whilst the institutions remain just that (save for the fantastic Cave Wilson on Rue Gubernatis but rumour has it the venue is set to re‐open soon under new ownership so watch this space!), every year throws up a few new spots which only enhance the local wine scene. Continue Reading…

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Wonderful Wine Cellars: Enoteca Il Forletto, Sanremo


My friend Michaela and I have a bit of a Saturday tradition. We head across the border, to Sanremo, for lunch and shopping. All the necessary ingredients for the perfect girly afternoon.

It’s thanks to our Saturday excursions that we’ve uncovered some wonderful restaurants and pizzerias in the bustling Ligurian town, an easy 45 minute drive from Nice. Continue Reading…

Wine Shops

A few of my Favourite (Wine) Things


Nice is a big city. France’s fifth largest, in fact. As you’d expect, you can find no shortage of shops selling nice wine, restaurants serving nice wine, even vineyards producing nice wine.

Yet sometimes, just like a cool wind blowing in from the Med along the Promenade des Anglais, stepping outside the box can provide some welcome relief and refreshment. Here are some of my favourite, more unusual wine visits you may not have considered in Nice:  Continue Reading…

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