Picnics in the autumn, between sips of vin chaud. Programão for tourists
The end of the season, primarily, is the perfect time to try out the vin chaud — a mulled wine, like our quentão, which is sold in many kiosks scattered around Paris.
Don't be ashamed
Made with a mixture of wine, fruit, sugar, cloves and cinnamon, it can be found in virtually the entire city.
Do not be ashamed to prove. If you see a kiosk of snacks, you can be sure that the vin chaud will be among the drink options, even though they are still nine in the morning. It is a sales success.
In the gardens
Anyone who has visited the The City Of Light know that its gardens are a spectacle. In The garden of Luxembourg (my favorite) there is a kiosk where, at certain times, there is even a queue to ask for the drink.
The hundreds of tourists that take their lawns, open their towels, and spread their tidbits, not above in proving the delicacy. Some say that this is very program of tourist. Thanks be to God!
If you will be traveling to Paris (soon or at some point of your life), save this tip. Gardens and vin chaud.
By via of the doubts, following the address of the The garden of Luxembourg.
Jardin du Luxembourg
2 rue Auguste Comte, 75006
Metro line 12, station Notre-Dame-des-Champs or RER: B line, Luxembourg station
1 bottle of red wine
3 sticks of cinnamon
Orange peels dry (more or less an orange)
Lemon peel dry, grated (more or less a lemon)
6 small pieces (slices) of fresh ginger
Nutmeg (to taste)
2 vanilla bean
1/4 cup brown sugar
It is simple to do. Mix all ingredients in a saucepan and heat over medium heat, stirring until it boils. Lower the heat and let the ingredients incorporate for about half an hour.
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