France is renowned for its cheese-eating culture, but is perhaps also equally recognised as a mass producer of fine wine – from oaky reds to smooth whites, and let’s not forget the rosé wine either.

The French tradition of serving cheese after a meal has stood the test of time and, quite frankly (if you’re an outsider willing to learn more about the not-so-strange world of cheese-eating) is a great way to introduce your palate to new and exciting tastes.