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posted by Paige Donner
In this episode of Paris GOODfood+wine for November 2015 we’ll be hearing all about ways in which the centuries’ strong Franco-American relations are deepening.
The golden nugget of this episode is an interview with members of the 1855 Bordeaux Grands Crus Classésorganization telling us about their participation in supporting the reconstructed replica of the Frigate, called L’Hermione, that the Marquis de Lafayette, who we Americans call our French Founding Father, sailed to the United States on in 1780.
L’Hermione is the 3-masted 32 gun frigate that carried Lafayette to New York’s harbor in 1780 when he was bringing good news to the American Independence fighters: his King and the sovereign nation of France would support us militarily.
This last summer, July 1 2015, a replica of the frigate arrived in New York’s harbor with much fanfare and also with the support of the…
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