pronunciation guidesto sort-of-common-but-not-obvious words we
encountering on wine lists and menus. No more shame, no more pointing,
no more godawful imitations of a language you don't speak.
Nothing sounds more pretentious than an American trying too hard to sound like Daniel Auteuil. And nothing calls out the differences between French- and English-speaking tongues as much as words like "Vacherin" or "Bleu d'Auvergne." But no one should let a little word like "Chaource" frighten them off from eating this:
names with French vowels and American consonants. Listen, repeat, and then head to Say Cheese (856 Cole, 665-5020) for an advanced practice session.
Tomme de Savoie