2017 Grape Harvest Provence Southern Rhone
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2017 Grape Harvest in Provence and Southern Rhône + Fall Menus

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: Harvest was early and small but there are Great Expectations. If you live in the South of France, you would have to be living a cave not to know that the 2017 harvest was historically early and small. I was in Provence during harvest time …

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Saffron Harvest Provence Tastes Provence @PerfProvence
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Wild about Saffron in Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: The number of local farmers producing saffron in Provence is increasing – it used to be widely grown in the south of France but phylloxera wiped it out early in the last century – so it is good to see that it is being produced once …

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Mas d'Augustine Chambre d'Hote Uzes
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Olive Picking at Mas D’Augustine near Uzes

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: It’s olive time at Mas d’ Augustine. I’ve just been for my morning stroll around the gardens, checking what needs to be done today, as even in the winter there is always so much to do to make sure we have a beautiful garden ready …

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Provence Harvest Menu
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Enjoy the Tastes of Provence Harvest Menu by Goût et Voyage

Contributor blog post by Nutmeg: With the prospect of shorter days, cooler nights and relaxed meals with friends and family, Nutmeg enlisted Martine Bertin-Peterson to design a Provence Harvest Menu. This three-course meal is a celebration of the colours and flavours of autumn with pears, squash, lamb and a sweet …

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2015 Vendage is under way in the Luberon #WinesofProvence @ProvenceTayls
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The Vendage is under way in the Luberon

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: Whilst the local roads are quieter as the tourist season begins to calm down the latest challenge to ones journey is the tractors towing the trailers laden with grapes. Its been an exceptionally hot summer with low rain fall (until recently) which has led …

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Mirabeau en Provence grape harvest #Provence #Wines @MirabeauWine
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Harvesting rosé grapes – the hot and cold of it

Contributor blog post by Stephen Cronk @Mirabeauwine: No one can doubt the impact of climate on crop production and we are lucky in Provence that, by the standards of many other wine regions, climate variations from year to year are not usually enormous. The combination of low summer rainfalls and …

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It’s Time to Make the Wine

By Deborah It’s time to make wine in France. Remember the TV ad for Dunkin’ Donuts: “It’s time to make the donuts!”  It’s time to make wine in France. Unusually cool weather over the summer months caused a late grape harvest. (“La vendange”) Explore this Post Via:: Barefoot Blogger       

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