Blending roses from Provence at Mirabeau Wines
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Blending the Mirabeau Wines 2016 Vintage

Contributor blog post by Jeany Cronk @ Mirabeau Wines: I have talked about the crucial importance of blending several times before and good blending makes the difference between an average and a good wine. We take this task very seriously and spend a lot of time driving around selecting the …

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Etoile Rose by Mirabeau Wine
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A Pale Pink Star is born: Mirabeau Etoile

Contributor blog post by Jeany Cronk @Mirabeau Wine: It’s now three years since we first made Pure, so high time we put our minds to making a new addition to the Mirabeau stable of Rosés. We wanted a distinct personality for our new cuvée called Etoile – star in French- …

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Roasted Scallops with Hazelnut and Rose Butter @MirabeauWine
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Roasted Scallops a Valentine Recipe by Mirabeau Wine

Roasted Scallops with Hazelnut and Rosé Butter on Polenta Mash. Enjoy the dish with a chilled glass of Rosé and enjoy la Saint Valentin.

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Provence Saffron in Cotignac
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Harvesting the Saffron of Provence in Cotignac

Contributor blog post by Mirabeau Wine: Jean Leclerq and his partner Sabine are a dedicated couple who own a very special place hidden away in the hills behind our little village of Cotignac.  They have started our first “Safranière”, a small Saffron farm growing the most valuable spice on earth. …

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Duck Breast and Roasted Pear Salad
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Tasty Duck, Roasted Pear and Spinach Salad Recipe

salad with the rich, sweet flavours of roasted duck breast and juicy pear comes in handy and let’s not forget the extra dose of green, much needed vitamins from the young spinach leaves and some fried red cabbage.

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Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Sage, Walnut and Pumpkin Seed Butter @MirabeauWine #TastesofProvence
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Easy Recipe for Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Simple baked potatoes transform into delicious little bites packed full of fall flavours with sage, walnuts and pumpkin seeds.

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Rose Research Centre #WinesofProvence @mirabeauwine
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Rosé Research Centre in Vidauban

Contributor blog post by Victoria Koning @MirabeauWine: Have you wondered why that delicious Provence rosé keeps you coming back for more? Unlike their sweeter, darker counterparts around the world, these pale pinks are being haled as seriously good, versatile wines. Not only are they incredibly refreshing on a hot summer’s …

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Cotignac Rose Festival #WinesofProvence @MirabeauWine
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The First Ever Cotignac Rosé Festival

Contributor blog post by Jeany Cronk: About a year ago I slowly began talking to the Mayors office about hosting a bijou village event, celebrating rosé and the summer spirit that’s so unique in our beautiful village of Cotignac. The idea is certainly not totally original and a handful of …

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Mirabeau Wine magnum #WinesofProvence @MirabeauWine
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Should rosé wines be taken seriously?

Contributor blog post by Stephen Cronk: There is an awful lot of rosé out there. Most wine regions of the world are jumping on the bandwagon and hoping that their pale-pink Provençal looky-likey wines will provide early $$ into their coffers (given that rosé is made from red grapes, many …

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Water stress on the vines #WinesofProvence @MirabeauWine
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A dry year for Grapes in Provence

Contributor blog post by Nuria Stylianou @Mirabeau Wine People and vines have a lot in common. A little stress can benefit the human body, pushing us out of our comfort zone, spurring us on to greater things. The same is true of vines: limit their water and nutrient supply among …

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