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Les vendanges 🍇

Updated: Oct 2, 2023

The art of harvesting grapes -

Salut à tou.te.s,

September is that time of the year when wine makers gather the grapes to turn it into wine. Each year's new millésime heavily relies on the Summer weather. Hot and dry is excellent, too hot and too dry makes it more challenging. To know more about the process and how important it is in French culture, watch this week's episode. (Subtitles are available in French and English by clicking on the CC button on the Youtube control bar)

Related episodes: la dégustation de vin, le champagne, le fromage

And join us in this week's conversations:

- Thursday, September 19, 2023

- Sunday, September 24, 2023

Bonne semaine et à bientôt,




Book club results are in, we'll read "Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran" by Éric-Emmanuel Schmidt (2001). I'll start messaging everyone who voted this week. If you haven't voted but would still like to join in, you're welcome to email me at

Word of the week, "corps", nom masculin

• Partie matérielle d’un être animé. ⇄ body

• Consistance, richesse du goût d’un aliment liquide. ⇄ richness, body




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