Schema-Root.org logo

 

  cross-referenced news and research resources about

 regions of France

Schema-Root.org logo
images:  google   yahoo YouTube
spacer

updated Wed. April 18, 2018

-
Set in the picturesque winemaking region of France with a lot of time spent among the vines, the film recounts the uneasy reunification of three siblings after their father's death and their efforts to keep the winery going under the threat of a hefty inheritance tax that might force them to sell. Jean (Pio ...
From that first nearly indiscernible image of an upstairs window in the Burgundy region of France to smartphones and drones and nearly everyone's ability to capture a decent image, we have seen a vast array of photography techniques develop as technology furthers the medium. But at the end of the ...

If you know your EU rules, under which only the champagne region of France is allowed to produce the drink, you'd probably guess that the correct answer is zero. But according to official UK data, that's wrong. HMRC's overseas trade statistics state that Britain exported £19m worth of champagne in ...
Joint ventures between Western and Chinese companies are in the news over accusations - including those of President Donald Trump - that China uses them to steal intellectual property from foreign competitors in industries like cars and technology. Less well known, however, are the joint ...
Some notable varieties include: Cognac from the Cognac region of France; Kanyak, a variety from Turkey that originated in the Tekel region, whose name is a variation of "cognac" meaning "burn blood" in Turkish, a reference to its use in cold weather; and Greek brandy made exclusively from Muscat wine. Science
In fact it's the region of France that by far has the fewest number - only 289 in total. That number includes one Irish person in southern Corsica and one Indian living in the north of the island. There are only a handful of people from each country. That fact might be explained by the higher cost of living, lack ...

To put these statistics into perspective, there are more Canadians within the 20 arrondissements of Paris than in any of the other 12 regions of France. ... The two northernmost regions of France - Normandy and Hauts-de-France are not home to thrivng Canadian communities either but there are ...
Not commonly used in America but common in England, referring to a red wine as claret is any red one from the Bordeaux region of France. If, in fact, the wine being consumed at that setting was truly the French Mouton Rothschild, it would have been a wine to easily match any elegant meal. Why is wine ...
Michelet-Traval added that the attack had no connection to the terrorist attack that saw four people killed in the Aude region of France last week. "It will be up to investigators to shed light on this dramatic case that occurred in Colomiers, but it could have taken place anywhere in France," she said.
We have a confession to make: The Times Union is about as guilty as almost every other non-oenophile in the world of undercutting the reputation of the signature bubbly wine of the Champagne region of France. It's supposed to be capitalized, because, like its French siblings from Bordeaux and Burgundy, ...
All the French regions are represented on the list. So far the 250 most urgent restoration projects have been announced and those less urgent will be revealed later, according to RTL. Villa Viardot. Photo: Renaud Camus/Flickr. In the greater Paris region of Ile-de-France monuments earmarked for ...
The return of Rendez-vous en France to Paris coincided with this tourism rebound. As the biggest French marketplace for tourism professionals, the trade show rotates its location in three-year cycles in order to highlight other French regions. Following Montpellier (2016) and Rouen (2017), Paris was in the ...
Northampton Town have paid tribute to one of the club's most famous sons, and one of the country's unsung heroes. It was on the battlefields in the Somme region of France where Walter Tull lost his life. Having fought in the Battle of the Somme in 1916, he was killed during the Spring Offensive two years ...
Stuffed pig stomach can be traced to ancient tables in southwest Germany and the Alsace region of France. It became a Pennsylvania Dutch staple in the New World, according to food historian William Woys Weaver in his book “As American as Shoofly Pie.” At butchering time, just about every part of ...
Measles is currently affecting several French regions and the rapid increase in the number of cases since the beginning of the year may give rise to fears of another major epidemic throughout the country, French health officials report this week (computer translated). Image/TDH. Since our last report one ...
Just as Champagne is solely produced in the Champagne region of France, true tequila must be produced in the area surrounding the city of Tequila. Iliana Partida, a second-generation tequila producer and fifth-generation agave grower, puts it plain and simple: “There are a total of 181 counties in five ...
Known for cooking what he calls the “cuisine of the soil” cooking, the renowned Michelin chef has made a name and a career through dishes inspired by seasonal produce of The Vendee region of France where he grew up. This deep love for his native roots clearly seeps into Chef Drapeau's artistic style ...

As the leading agricultural region of France, Nouvelle-Aquitaine is also the country's leading region for gastronomy, a byword for good products, fine dining and good restaurants.” This year, Good France is being supported by the number one outdoor advertising company in the world, JCDecaux, which is a ...
They're also encouraged to study abroad, with the possibility of earning credits at schools in the Burgundy, Champagne, Loire and Provence regions of France. “This will make the broader talent pool the industry needs that much deeper,” Jones said of Linfield's overall wine program. Grace and Ken ...
However, the fast pace of the daily grind rarely affords us time to appreciate a glass of wine to its fullest. Instead, we quaff a glass of plonk between hurrying from one activity to another, never able to truly savour what we are drinking. So, what is the ideal antidote to this modern conundrum? How does one ...
There are still surprisingly hidden gems just a short ferry trip to France away which, as yet, remain relatively undiscovered. One hot tip is the Golfe of Morbihan, a sheltered haven of the Atlantic made up of 42 small islands off the coast of southern Brittany, which is ripe for exploring.
Held in the Olavinlinna Castle, which sits alongside a beautiful lake, the Savonlinna Opera Festival boasts one of the most idyllic settings of any European cultural festival. The Opera Festival's new production for 2018 is Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades, which will be performed as part of a line-up ...
“We are saying to the English and to British businesses that 'there's a place for you in Normandy',” he said. Despite TFL's ban, the region is sending a bus featuring the ad around British cities later this month. The northern region of France is offering tax breaks and grants of up to 100,000 euros to British ...
It is crafted in the Pyr?n?es region of France, aged no less than 90 days, and features nutty notes and a toasted wheat aroma. Judges rated 3,402 cheeses in the two day competition. 20 finalists, including 5 Wisconsin cheeses were named on Thursday. The Grand Champion was named Thursday night at ...
This weekend's congress in Lille is supposed to end the confusion after months of soul-searching within the party. Over the past few months, senior FN members have been touring French regions to meet party activists. The 50,000-plus members also received a questionnaire on the party's future orientation ...
Food-Esquirrou-2018-World-Championship-Cheese-teaser--03092018. And the winner is.... Esquirrou! Esquirrou, a sheep's milk cheese from the Basque region of France, was named world champion at Monona Terrace to top a record 3,402 entries. It was the first time a cheese from France had taken top ...
Plucked from the beaches of Brittany, the northwesternmost region of France, seashells find new life in the mixed media abstract painting of French born artist Marie Wohlfahrt. Wohlfahrt is a chemical engineer by profession with a passion for music and art, so it is not surprising her newest exhibit, ...
Recently, we've become enamored with Esprit de June, a liqueur made in the Cognac-producing regions of France. As a grape brandy, Cognac is distilled from wine, which, in turn, is made primarily from the Ugni Blanc varietal. These grape vines burst into bloom for a few days just once a year—in June, ...
He previously worked as curator of contemporary art at another of Paris's private foundations, the Fondation Cartier, and for seven years headed a contemporary art center in the French regions, FRAC de Champagne-Ardenne. He also directed the commercial gallery Xippas for three years. “I don't see any ...
The formidable Champagne House, Piper-Heidsieck, was founded by in 1785 by Florens-Louis Heidsieck in the city of Reims, in the Champagne region of France. After the passing of Florens-Louis, his nephew, Christian Heidsieck, and his cousin, Henri-Guillaume Piper, took over the operations. However ...
PARIS, March 2 (Xinhua) -- Four people died on Friday in an avalanche in Entraunes, in the southeastern Alpes-Maritime region of France where they were hiking, French gendarmes said. A group of hikers had been swept up in an avalanche while they were outside a ski area, at the gateway to the ...
French wines truly define “wine”. This is perhaps because the best French wines are elegant and complex and still command the highest prices from wine collectors. French wines rarely give the name of their grapes on the label. One needs to know the wines and wine regions of France. It's the region that ...
Three people were detained in France in connection with August's terror attacks in Barcelona, which left 16 people dead, AP reported. The arrests took place in the French regions of Tarn and Garda. Three people are being held over “attempted murder as part of a terrorist enterprise” and “criminal terrorist ...
New Aquitaine delegates from France recently held a tourism promotion seminar at Shanghai Science & Technology Museum. The New Aquitaine Tourism Commission invited local media and industry insiders to take part in the seminar for a better understanding of New Aquitaine culture, products and way ...
Birds in farming regions of France are in trouble, and that may indicate problems in similar areas across Europe. Scientists involved in long-running regional and national bird-counting surveys in France have reported precipitous declines in agricultural regions, even among common birds well adapted ...
Photo taken on Feb. 27, 2018 shows a snow view in Menton, France. A heavy snow fall hit the southern coastal region of France on Monday. (Xinhua/Ye Pingfan) ...
To create greater value for its customers, ESI Group participates in several competitiveness clusters (in both Rennes and Nantes, cities in the Greater West Region of France). These clusters bring the proximity needed for collaborative work with research and development organizations and the entire ...
The 2012 vintage of the Benjamin Bridge Brut is stunning. You're drinking the stars here. This bubbly is made using the traditional method (Methode Classique) of the second fermentation in the bottle, just as they do in the Champagne region of France. They also use two of the grapes, Pinot Noir (10%) and ...
Conditions are mainly very good across La Plagne with top to bottom riding on offer and all but three runs open: the Derochoir black in the glacier sector as well as Montchavin's Lac Noir red and the Jacottaz blue. The resort remains busy as we're still in mid-term holiday period for some French regions but, ...
The baby has severe anaemia,” Edwige Prel is briefing her colleague Yohanna Depierre, who is driving an ambulance down the motorway to Grande-Synthe, a commune in the third-largest suburb of Dunkirk, in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France. Prel and Depierre are both midwives who have given ...
Scholars of Khmer and Southeast Asian history are mourning the passing of professor Claude Jacques, a prolific academic of ancient stone inscriptions, who will be laid to rest today at the town chapel of his countryside home in the Oise region of France. He was 88. “His demise marks the end of a uniquely ...
On a side note, this past summer I had the chance to assist a gentleman from the Lorraine region of France who was researching the nasal flute, patented by William Carter of Albion. Shelby and Barre are preparing for the passing of significant milestones as they plan for their bicentennial celebrations in the ...
Jo, from Newnham, was just 20-years-old when she was murdered in the Burgundy region of France in May 1990. Her family have had to wait almost 28 years for answers as the crime become an unsolved cold case. But they have been given hope of a breakthrough which may finally give them some ...
And, in celebration of the diverse culinary regions of France, the menu will change daily. An initial sneak peek on the restaurant's website revealed some upcoming main dishes: buckwheat crepes, lobster saffron-farro ravioli, dry aged sirloin steak and pot-au-feu. Finishing plates might include espresso ...
“They have got a solid block of touring ahead of them this year that takes them all around the world, into the regions of France, back to the States,” said Morgan. “It's about growing that and hopefully some sync and licensing kicking in –there's a lot of love for them in that world, which is exciting.” Morgan said ...
The toddler from the Lorraine region of France wanted to be a baker — just like the three generations of men before him. Fast-forward 50 years and Kayser not only accomplished his goal, he grew to be one of the most revered and well-known names in the industry. He opened his first bakery, Maison ...
Enterprising monks in the Champagne region of France then worked out that the animals were much easier to keep if they were bred for tameness, and the rest is history. That is the conventional story of the domestication of rabbits — but it is a tale fabricated by a leading Nazi geneticist, researchers say.
With 350 horsepower produced from its turbocharged 2.3-liter inline-four, the all-wheel-drive Focus RS immediately proved its pedigree by taking down the Subaru WRX STI and the Volkswagen Golf R in a comparison test conducted through the twisting two-lane roads in the Provence region of France.
A game of contrast to celebrate one of the most beloved dishes of the Tuscan tradition, the “Bollito”, accompanied by a selection of organic wines from the great French regions. March 8 “Gourmet Pizza and Artisan Beer”. An evening in the company of the brewmaster of Tuscan brewery “la Petrognola”.
A black fruity virgin oil derives from an ancestral tradition still maintained to date in the Provence region of France, though it is also known to exist in other Mediterranean regions. The oil is obtained from olives voluntarily fermented through a controlled and supervised storage during four to eight days before ...


 

news and opinion


 


 


 


 


schema-root.org

  europe
    france
      regions
        alsace
        aquitaine
        auvergne
        basse‑normandie
        bourgogne
        bretagne
        centre
        champagne‑ardenne
        corse
        franche‑comte
        haute‑normandie
        ile‑de‑france
        languedoc‑roussillon
        limousin
        lorraine
        midi‑pyrenees
        nord‑pas‑de‑calais
        pays de la loire
        picardie
        poito
        rhone‑alpes

France:
      government
      higher education
      municipalities
      people
      regions
      terror attacks

cross-references for
regions: