What’s better than sipping Burgundy on a barge parked along the Seine in Paris?
The wittily named Les TonTons Trinqueurs (which is a tongue-in-cheek reference to the old cult French comedy film, les TonTons Flingueurs, or Crooks in Clover) took place on what felt like the first spring day of the year in Paris.
To “trinqueur” in French means to drink to someone’s health, and by 10:30 am this vast and roomy barge, accommodating easily 300 people, was already nearly filled to capacity. That’s what the call of Burgundy wines does. It gets even Parisians up and out of bed early enough to enjoy a morning of excellent wine tasting.
There were other wines at…
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