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Wine in Poligny

Caveau des Jacobins

This 13th-century Gothic church, abandoned by the Jacobins (Dominicans) after the Revolution and nabbed by the vignerons of Poligny in 1907, makes for an unforgettably atmospheric place to sample the wines of Jura. …
Food & Drinks in Grenoble

Épicerie Fine J.P. Bresson

An irresistible trove of comestibles, this handsome wooden-shuttered épicerie (grocer's) is stuffed rigid with wines, confectionery, confits des fleurs (preserves made from violet, rose, jasmine and other petals) an…
Food in Chamonix

Cooperative Fruitière Val d'Arly

A shopfront for a venerable collective of more than 70 artisanal producers, this fruitière is the best place in Chamonix to stock up on Reblochon, raclette, Tomme de Savoie, Morteau sausage and all those other Savoy…
Food & Drinks in Grenoble

Cave de la Laiterie Bayard

Established in 1931, this richly lactic-smelling dairy shop does a roaring trade in Alpine cheeses, fresh milk, yoghurt, butter, wine and spirits. The milk-bottle door handles and Alpine scenes on the walls ensure t…