Start planning the perfect wine holiday in France with the Decanter travel guides, with the best restaurants, places to stay, wineries to visit and much more…

Lyon restaurants and wine bars

The lively local bars and restaurants of this vital trade centre are the best spots to enjoy regional culinary specialities...

Ventoux travel guide

Fact file Planted area 5,632ha Total production 286,951hl Main grapes Red: Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre White: Grenache Blanc, Roussanne, Clairette, Viognier, Bourboulenc Producers 150, Co-ops 15 Further information Ventoux travel…

Bordeaux travel

Bordeaux resident 
Jane Anson picks out the best places to go in the city, by the river and in the vineyards.

Heads are finally turning towards this tiny region, home to weird and wonderful wines, famed Comté cheese and picturesque scenery. Sue Style takes a trip


From his time there as a student to today co-hosting the annual charity auction, Beaune's beauty and hospitality has always captivated Anthony Hanson MW. Here he shares his tips for…

Travel guide Luberon, Luberon landscape

With its pretty hilltop towns to please walkers, and superb food and wine for gourmands, ‘Peter Mayle country’ is still as enticing as ever, says Mary Dowey.


Verdant hills, elegant châteaux and ever more serious wines make this stunning region well worth a detour from neighbouring Burgundy, says Sue Style. Read the full guide to Beaujolais, including…


Had enough of the UK winter? Mary Dowey suggests a visit to the dramatically rugged landscapes of the southern Rhône, beautiful at any time of year