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Feuilletés aux Champignons Sauvages (velvety mushrooms sautéed in tarragon and cream, nestled in puff pastry) Feb 6th Cooking Class and Wine Pairing
David Scott AllenFrench Cooking ClassesTaste: Food & Drink

Food and Wine Pairing with Acquiesce Wines + Gift Package

Please join me, Susan Tipton, winemaker of Acquiesce Winery and Susan Manfull, Editor of Provence WineZine,  for our second virtual cooking, wine pairing, and wine education class. Bonus Wine Gift Package Perfectly Provence has partnered with Acquiesce Winery on a wine gift package for this event – Cook, Drink, & …

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AixcentricTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Aix-en-Provence and Its Wine Shops

Susan Gish writes: This article is a bit about us and wine, and a bit about three women who manage or own wine shops in Aix.  (We’ve also included some other wine shops in Aix). Susan and Sam are serious wine lovers. They enjoyed a romantic honeymoon in Champagne and …

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Provencal Slow-cooked lamb shoulder
LambMain CoursePetra CarterProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Provencal Slow-Cooked Lamb Shoulder

Lamb is commonly found in French cuisine and, in particular, in Provence. Slow-cooked lamb shoulder is one of the easiest meals to prepare that gives you the satisfaction and robust flavours of a true homestyle meal. Enjoy this lamb recipe with roast potatoes, a crisp green salad, or pan-fried garlic …

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Provence Grapevines November Winter Pruning
Guest PostTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Winter in Provence Means Pruning the Grapevines

This article “Winter Pruning: Why so Severe?” first appeared on Michèle Foster’s Think Pink Blog. Pruning: Out with the Old In wintertime, I find myself feeling a little sorry for the grapevines at the vineyards in Provence. The pruning looks severe, but we know that grapes grow on one-year-old wood. …

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Living in Provence

Marseille OohProvence Group Tours Itineraries
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday Tours

OohProvence Group Tours and Customized Itineraries

A Move South Christopher Curtis and Laurent Nurisso closed their design boutiques, put their possessions in storage, packed-up the car and the dog, and drove from London to Provence. Their friends in England thought they were crazy. Relocating to Marseille in 2013, Christopher and Laurent felt that the gritty port …

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Gordes Hiking Walking Luberon Roussillon
Explore: Travel in ProvenceJulie WhitmarshStay Fit in Provence

Walking in the Luberon Roussillon for Coffee

Although we always like to think that every day in Provence is warm and sunny, that isn’t the case. Winter in Provence can mean sunshine & blue skies one day, then heavy snow the next. See the photo of Simiane-La-Rotonde in the snow below. When I threw open the shutters …

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Merry Christmas Perfectly Provence 2017
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in Provence

Happy Holidays from Perfectly Provence

Holiday Wishes! It’s time to wish everyone all the best for this joyful season – Happy, Healthy Holidays! However, before we head out on a little technology break, it’s time to acknowledge all our terrific contributors. Inspired by Provence Lynne launched Aixcentric with the goal to post current events happening …

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Olive Oil Santons Sablet Les 3 Souquets
Explore: Travel in ProvenceOur House in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Looking for Olive Oil and Santons Near Sablet

Shopping near Sablet We have been travelling to Sablet several times a year for the past 11 years. You would think that by now, there would not be anything new left for us to discover. However, that is not the case. It seems that we find someplace new every time …

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Winter in Provence Holidays
Explore: Travel in ProvenceGuest PostLocals Travel Tips

Winter Holidays in Provence 7 Things To Do

Provence is one of the many regions in France blessed with breath-taking landscapes and incredible food. Most people associate the area with summer activities, lavender fields, and rosè wine. But Provence is much more than that. This fantastic region opens its arms to protect you from the cold, dark months …

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Winter Holidays French Riviera French Riviera Winter Festivals Mimosa
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Winter Holidays on the French Riviera

The owners of Riviera Experience, both from southern California, would not trade winter on the French Riviera for any North American “snowbird” experience. Forget wintering in Florida, Arizona, or California! The famous Côte d’Azur has long attracted travellers in the first few months of the year. When the French Riviera …

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