Convictions about wine tend to be as polarizing as political convictions. Let’s not overlook the innate pleasure found in simply experiencing a sip of an elixir of the gods in the presence of friends.
Mimi and Oddur Thorisson live with their children in an old château in St Yzans, which is situated in the Médoc region of France. Mimi is the author of Manger, a blog devoted to life in the French countryside and French cooking. She is the host of the French cooking shows "La Table de Mimi" and "Les Desserts de Mimi." She’s also the author of French Country Cooking, for which her husband, Oddur, took the photographs.