St Tropez Wines to Look Out for

Many newspapers last week decided to publish photos of Brangelina arriving in Nice on an economy flight from Paris armed with endless bags and even more kids.

Speculation was that the Hollywood super couple and their six children were heading to their chateau in the Var, which they bought seven years ago as their South of France bolt-hole.

Chateau Miraval is a stunning 17th century castle set in 1,200 acres in the village of Correns, with 35 rooms, a private lake and even its’ own moat. [Read more…]

Fauvism comes to St Tropez

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Stood on the port of St Tropez since 1922, the Musée de l’Annonciade is a bold reminder of the town’s rich historical affinity with avant-garde artists and their work. It was Paul Signac who first discovered the natural charm of this quaint fishing town in 1892. He descended his yacht, The Olympia, to buy a house where he began painting the beauty he found around him. His piece La Hune was just the beginning of a neo-impressionist revolution that sparked in St Tropez, luring numerous well-known painters to its shores such as Cross, Matisse, Derain, Marquet. [Read more…]