La Cave en Goguette

La Cave en Goguette (Montpellier)

© La Cave en Goguette

  • Date
  • share

A few liters of freshness in this cold, hard world… In the Hérault department, which is less well-known for its crisp wines than its full-bodied ones, the Savoyard wine merchant Éva Pimont (who used to work at the legendary Cave des Arceaux) audaciously sells bottles of natural wine at her shop. Once you’ve got your feet firmly planted on the checkerboard tile floors, the hunt for beautiful finds can begin: Ô Narcisse, a Savoie Mondeuse from Camille and Mathieu Apffel (€19), Sous les Rochers de la Vigne, a Chardonnay produced by Clément Bärtschi (€21.50), Un Matin Face au Lac, a Chasselas from Les Vignes de Paradis (€34), Mérune, a Chardonnay-Altesse combo produced by Les Cortis (€15.50)… And to avoid upsetting the locals, she’s also got a few southern wines for sale, including a Minervois Viti Vini Bibi produced by Benjamin Taillandier (€14.50). As a bonus, you can even leave with a few cheeses in tow, which Éva herself sources in the Chartreuse Valley. // Gwen Jacquère 

The bullet-proof bottle: Douce Noire, an Isère red from Jérémy Bricka (€19). 

Late-night munchies?

Le Fooding’s 2023 Guide is ready to dazzle with its brilliant selection of the year’s latest hotspots, including 500 restaurants, bars, bedrooms, shops and cellars across France; a highly-anticipated award’s list; and ever-more enlightening in-depth articles sprinkled throughout the extravagant, 228-page edition of the yearly magazine, illustrated by the crème de la crème of emerging artists.

2021 Le Fooding guide frontcover


Le Fooding is a print and digital guide to all the restaurants, chefs, bars, stylish hotels and B&Bs that make up the “taste of the times,” plus an annual awards list for new establishments across France, a series of gastronomic events, a tool that allow you to make reservations at some fantastic bistros, and an agency specialized in event planning, content production and consulting… In short, something to keep you on your toes at all times!

Fooding® is a registered trademark.