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The fascinating world of French wines is vast. The many wine names, regions, appellations, grape varieties, and so on might seem confusing indeed! Ever wondered what the terms terroir and appellation mean? Or what French wine to pair with your next meal?

Les Fables de la Fontaine are considered a classic of French literature, and a cornerstone of common French culture. The year 2021 marks the 400th anniversary of the birth of Jean de La Fontaine and celebrations are being held throughout France to honor the famous French poet and fabulist.

With the beginning of summer and the vacations coming, it's time to go back to the beach! But do you know the vocabulary of the beach in French? Between the beach clothes, nature, or the various activities, discover new words to perfect your knowledge of the French language.

The French  international hit mystery television series LUPIN just released its much anticipated second season this month on Netflix to the delight of its viewers. Be sure to explore the entire inspirational novel series about Arsène Lupin written by Maurice Leblanc on your AFSF Culturethèque e-library. 

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