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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, …

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Chateau Leoube Rose with Chicken
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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 …

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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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Wine Spectator’s Best Value 2016 Wines From Provence

Contributor blog post by Jerry Clark @Provence WineZine: Musings of a Wine Maven: Something Corked about the Ratings? Earlier this month I spent a considerable amount of time perusing the new issue of Wine Spectator (Jan. 31 – Feb. 28, 2017). I love lists, and this edition’s cover caught my attention …

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Master_Class on rose wines at Vinisud
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Vinisud 2017 Masterclass: Rosé Diversity in Ten Glasses

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: Abandon the notion that rosé is cheap and uncomplicated. Anyone who still clings to this view would surely have shaken it had he or she attended the masterclass at Vinisud 2017 led by Sarah Abbott MW and Elizabeth Gabay MW. Entitled “The Many Different Styles …

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A Day in the Life of a Wine Writer at Vinisud

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: Two weeks ago, my husband and I landed in Paris Charles de Gaulle airport where we hopped aboard a TGV (Train a Grande Vitesse or, in English, France’s high-speed train) that sped south to France’s eighth largest city, Montpellier. Since 1994, this vibrant city …

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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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La Fée Verte has her Day March 5th

Contributor blog post by Jerry Clark @Provence WineZine: Ever on the lookout for a good theme to party to at chez nous, I was both surprised and pleased to learn that March 5th is National Absinthe Day. I know just where to find my ’60s Peter Max 23” x 36” …

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Provence Wine Council Drops “Provence in the City”

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: For eight years, usually in early March, rosé producers from sunny Provence have been rolling into American cities, often through thick blankets of snow but with wines in tow, to regale trade and media professionals with their dry, pale-colored elixirs.The Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins …

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A Rosé Gives Me Street Cred in France

Contributor blog post by Jerry Clark for Provence WineZine: Having a passion for wine is wonderful. Yet if people think this appreciation has turned you into some kind of vinous savant, then beware. As I write the story of my recent experience that led to this caveat, I am reminded …

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