Quick Cut: Chanel show with one sole spectator

Reuters published this video item, entitled “Quick Cut: Chanel show with one sole spectator” – below is their description. Chanel turned the 16th century Loire Valley chateau into a glamorous online showcase for a recent fashion show that had one sole spectator, actor Kristen Stewart. Reuters YouTube Channel Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in … Read more Quick Cut: Chanel show with one sole spectator

The gardens of France’s Loire Valley, a feast for the senses

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “The gardens of France’s Loire Valley, a feast for the senses” – below is their description. The vegetable garden of the Château de Villandry, with its 27,000 spring vegetables, is one of the stars of France’s Loire Valley. For more than 20 years, it’s been a UNESCO World … Read more The gardens of France’s Loire Valley, a feast for the senses

A new crop: The rise of women winemakers

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “A new crop: The rise of women winemakers” – below is their description. In this special edition, we head to the Loire Valley in France where female winemakers are beginning to make their mark while our Beijing correspondent meets the Chinese women breathing new life into the … Read more A new crop: The rise of women winemakers

Post-confinement week #2: Loire Valley reopens to tourists, adapting to work from home and more

As France eases its coronavirus lockdown measures, FRANCE 24 brings you four reports on the consequences in Paris and around the country.  Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on … Read more Post-confinement week #2: Loire Valley reopens to tourists, adapting to work from home and more

France‘s medieval chateaus reopen to tourists after two months of lockdown

FRANCE 24’s Catherine Norris-Trent reports from the Loire Valley, where many locals are eager to see tourists return. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/France24_en

Work from home… forever?

From her confinement headquarters in the Loire Valley, France 24 senior correspondent Catherine Norris-Trent weighs the advantages and drawbacks of working from home while raising two active young ones. When Twitter offers its employees the chance to never return to the office, it sounds tempting but what does it do the work/home life balance? More … Read more Work from home… forever?

The World This Week: Work from home, Vaccine wars, Venezuela tensions, European staycation

Would you work from home forever? When’s the next time you’ll catch a plane to go on vacation? Would a Covid-19 vaccine even work? From London and Paris to the Loire Valley and the Spanish countryside, François Picard’s Friday panel of journalists dig in for the duration in The World This Week. Also in the … Read more The World This Week: Work from home, Vaccine wars, Venezuela tensions, European staycation

‘Progressive’ return to school as France eases Covid-19 lockdown

Nursery and primary schools are being allowed to open on a voluntary basis on Monday as France starts easing strict lockdown measures amid fears this could trigger a second wave of coronavirus infections. FRANCE 24’s Catherine Norris-Trent reports from Blois in the central Loire Valley. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news … Read more ‘Progressive’ return to school as France eases Covid-19 lockdown

France’s Loire Valley sees steep tourism decline amid coronavirus pandemic

The grounds of Chambord Castle, part of the UNESCO World Heritage site in France’s Loire Valley, are empty of visitors. Only essential staff are present to maintain the castle during the country’s coronavirus lockdown. The steep drop in tourism hasn’t just hit the valley’s largest attractions: One local proprietor of holiday homes told FRANCE 24 … Read more France’s Loire Valley sees steep tourism decline amid coronavirus pandemic

Wine: Château de Montgueret Brut

Among the Crémant de Loire or “cream of the Loire” the Château de Montgueret Brut provides a classy, crisp bottle of sparkling wine. At just over €5, the Montgueret outdoes many of its competitors on the local supermarket shelves. Avoiding excess acidity or aftertaste, the delicate, appley tones and fine bubbles of this wine are … Read more Wine: Château de Montgueret Brut