Articles written by: Wendy VanHatten

Meet Wendy VanHatten – WINE & TRAVEL EDITOR. Wendy is Editor in Chief for Prime Time Living Magazine, travel writer, editor for authors, published author, and food, wine, and travel blogger. She is a member of the Bay Area Travel Writers Association. Her children’s books, the Max and Myron series, teach children to read while learning to become good citizens with positive character traits. Other books published include a mystery, a Napa Wine Guide, and one about her dad and WWII. Wendy documents travel advice and photos in her blog, www.travelsandescapes.blogspot.com. More information about Wendy and her books may be found at www.wendyvanhatten.com.

Saint Remy Parfumerie
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Saint Remy Parfumerie

Saint Remy Parfumerie   Traveling is experiencing. At least, it is for me. I can’t wait until we can travel again. In the meantime, I am remembering a wonderful experience in Saint Remy de Provence.  An appointment at a parfumerie would be a new experience for me. I thought maybe […]

La Cité du Vin in Bordeaux, France
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La Cité du Vin in Bordeaux, France

La Cite du Vin by Wendy VanHatten In 2017 La Cité du Vin in Bordeaux, France, proudly marks its first birthday having welcomed 425,000 visitors from 150 countries.   The official press release gives information here: As well as the permanent tour, the rich cultural programme offered throughout the year by […]

Avignon Food and Wine Tour
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Avignon Food and Wine Tour

Avignon Food and Wine Tour by Wendy VanHatten Mention Avignon, France and many people know this is where the pope lived during the early 14th century. Hence the imposing Palais des Papes which dominates the skyline of Avignon. I’ll save that for another article. On our last visit, we signed […]

Hautvillers, France…a Village to Visit
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Hautvillers, France…a Village to Visit

Hautvillers, France by Wendy VanHatten When we can travel to France, check out the small villages in addition to more well-known cities. Why? Small villages in France are meant to be explored on foot. Hautvillers, in the north east part of France in the Champagne region, is one of those […]

Prosecco
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Prosecco

Prosecco…a Bubbly Favorite by Wendy VanHatten Do you like Prosecco? It’s an easy drink, the bubbles give excitement to your glass, and it’s affordable. It makes a great spritz, pairing it with some Aperol. But, what else do you know about it? Did you know the Glera grape, which grew […]

Troyes, France
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Troyes, France

Troyes and Books by Wendy VanHatten   The city of Troyes is steeped in more history than I can recount. Take books, especially pocket books. More commonly recognized as paperback books, these got their start here in Troyes. Starting out as “Blue Books” in the early 17th century, these were […]

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