A French Riviera weekend a la Nicoise

It was very very early in the morning, I hadn’t had coffee (!) and I was meeting my sister at the crack of dawn at the less than glamorous spot of Gatwick Airport. But we were there to celebrate a very special occasion, my baby sister was turning 30 and we were whisking off to a surprise getaway!

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Brasserie Gustave

To dine as the Francophiles do, or just as the French do, one must have a strong air of Gallic-flavoured superiority for all things French. Richard Weiss, manager and sommelier of Brasserie Gustave sums this attitude up so perfectly when he explains the origins of wine to us. Wine is made of fermented grape juice…