On the southern fringe of Paris lies a huge wine cellar, 40 metres below ground, where both professionals and amateur lovers of wine come to hand over their most precious collections. The assortment of great vintages form part of France's patrimony.
As in any other musical academy, pupils at this school in the Paris suburb of Levallois-Peret learn to sing. Here, however, the classical repertoire gives way to pop music - and the students are loving it.
In the Vosges region of France, Mirecourt has been the center of the violin-making industry for the past four hundred years. Jean-Jacques Pages heads both a workshop and a school where he teaches the tradition of instrument-making.
In the hands of former accountant Luc Dognin, leather acquires a new lease of life. Every one of his bags is handmade, while his best-selling creation the "balluchon" has even appeared in the series "Sex and the city".