Fleur-de-Mer-Provence Rose
AperoProvencal WinesProvence WineZine

Gallo Launches Provence Rosé, Fleur de Mer, into the US Market

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: Knowing that Americans are thirsty for Provence rose, E & J Gallo has hooked up with Les Maïtres Vignerons de la Presqu’île de Saint-Tropez in Provence to make a rosé for the U.S. market. After introducing two roses, both produced by Les Maïtres Vignerons, …

READ MORE →
Chateau Leoube Rose with Chicken
AperoProvencal WinesProvence WineZine

Provençal Wine Pairings: Château Léoube Rosé with Chicken

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen @Provence WineZine: When I saw a bottle of Château Léoube’s “Rosé de Léoube” on sale, I bought it. I’m no fool. Yes, it’s a little more expensive than our usual wine purchases, but I have heard from many people how good it is, and …

READ MORE →
Envie Epicurieuse
AperoProvencal WinesThe Provence Post

Social Climbing: Envie Epicurieuse Wine Event is June 4

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: Sunday June 4 is the 6th annual Envie Epicurieuse in Provence, a day of nature, hiking, food, wine and music. My friend Kelly McAuliffe, who’ll be the sommelier for the day, was there last year and says:”It blew my mind…it was so much fun. …

READ MORE →
Chateauneuf du Pape
AperoPhilippe GoninetProvencal Wines

Touring Tips for Chateauneuf du Pape Wine Tasting and More

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: Chateauneuf du Pape is the king of the wine in our region. When one wants to discover Chateauneuf du Pape, you better prepare your day ahead. With more than 300 estates to choose from, tricky to decide which you’ll want to go to. …Continue …

READ MORE →
Millesime Bio Wine Fair
AperoElizabeth GabayProvencal Wines

The International Wine Fair War in Montpellier

Contributor blog post by Liz Gabay: Montpellier has the good fortune to be home to two international wine trade fairs: Vinisud and Millésime Bio. Such fairs are big business, with many producers and buyers coming, often from far away to meet under one roof. With many producers present, buyers can …

READ MORE →
Millesime Bio Wine event in France
AperoProvencal WinesProvence WineZine

Millésime Bio 2018 Slated for Late January in Montpellier

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: Millésime Bio, said to be the world’s largest trade fair devoted to organic wine, has announced its 2018 dates and a return to Montpellier: it will take place from Monday 29 January to Wednesday 31 January next year at the Montpellier Exhibition Center. …Continue reading …

READ MORE →
Chateau Margui Wine AOP Coteaux Varois en Provence
AperoProvencal WinesProvence WineZine

A Third Namesake Wine Joins the Château Margüi Portfolio

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: In early February, at Millesime Bio in Marseille, I had the pleasure of meeting Titien, 14-year-old son of Philippe Guillanton and Marie-Christine Baylet-Guillanton, who, with a little cajoling from his father and a couple of strange Americans, introduced the award-winning wine that bears his …

READ MORE →
Wine Pairing Duck Confit Hash Cake and Tavel Rose
AperoProvencal WinesProvence WineZine

Provençal Wine Pairings: Well-Traveled Tavel And Duck Confit

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen: It isn’t often that I get wines straight off the plane from the vineyard in France.  But, this week, that is exactly (well, sort of) what happened. You see, Sandra Gay-Moulines, attaché de communication for the Syndicat Viticole de l’Appellation Tavel, got a …

READ MORE →
Millesime-Bio_Organic Wine Expo
AperoProvencal WinesProvence WineZine

Millésime Bio 2017 Conversations with Winemakers

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: Shares her tasting notes and more from discussions with organic and biodynamic winemakers at Millésime Bio 2017. “We don’t have fancy booths. We are natural. Authentic, like our wines,” observed one of the exhibitors at last month’s Millésime Bio Wine Fair in Marseille, France. …

READ MORE →
domaine-les-goubert-gigondas
AperoJill BarthProvencal Wines

A Bottle of Gigondas from the Cellar

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: Last fall during a visit to Gigondas, I had lunch with Thierry Faravel, proprietor and winemaker at Domaine le Bouïssière. Thierry and his brother Gilles are second generation vignerons, tending vines planted by their father Antonin, who grew grapes for the co-op for 41 …

READ MORE →