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Château Barbebelle Winemaking Director Madeline Herbeau
Provence WineZineTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Château Barbebelle Winemaking is Now Guided by the 4th Generation

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: “My father gave me something very, very good,” Madeleine Herbeau, Director of Château Barbebelle told me recently. “The Château was already very successful with good quality and good production, and we sold all the production. I want to preserve that,” Herbeau said emphatically.“The Château was …

International Rosé Day Provence WineZine
Provence WineZineTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

International Rosé Day Thank Goodness It’s Friday June 22nd

Contributor blog post by Pamela O’Neill @Provence WineZine: I found myself in St. Tropez this week at the elegant Château de la Messardière, a five-star hotel overlooking the bay of Pampelonne.  There, I attended an official press conference on the inauguration of International Rosé Day, the brainchild of the Organisation Internationale du …

Spicy Shrimp Côtes du Rhône Rosé Pairing
Provence WineZineTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Spicy Shrimp Côtes du Rhône Rosé Pairing and Lucky Match

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen: I’m a typical Virgo. I am very particular about things – from the color of my socks, to the route I drive to and from work. I would say that I am deliberate, especially when it comes to food and wine. I don’t do …

Provencal Artichokes Goat Cheese Tapenade Recipe
François de MélogueProvencal RecipesSide DishTaste: Food & Drink

Provencal Artichokes Stuffed with Goat Cheese and Tapenade

Artichokes Stuffed with Goat Cheese and Tapenade. The combination of fresh artichokes, goat cheese and tapenade translate into “Provence in a bite” to be enjoyed with some chilled rosé.


Living in Provence

Aix-en-Provence City Guide Mont Sainte Victoire Views
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Aix-en-Provence City Guide – Unearthing the Treasures

This article was originally published in Global Living Magazine (December 2012), details and contact information have been updated. Historic Aix-en-Provence Magnetic Aix-en-Provence is one of the wealthier cities in France, with a long history of civilisation and an impressive roster of distinguished inhabitants. This city guide only begins to scratch the …

Provence Family Vacation Alpilles
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in Provence

Provence Family Vacation Ideas for Holidays with Kids in the Alpilles

Family Vacation in Provence Those iconic images of rows of lavender, fields of sunflowers and bright red poppies, Roman ruins and cobblestone villages are actual landscapes of Provence, but unlikely to interest your children for an extended period. Whenever friends visit the Alpilles with their families, it has been our …

Family-Friendly Holidays French Riviera
Explore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel TipsRebecca Whitlocke

Top Picks for Kid-Friendly Holidays on The French Riviera

I’m very happy to share some tips for families visiting the French Riviera, being a ‘local’ I sometimes forget where the hidden gems are myself. The French Riviera is a great place for families with an appealing mix of culture, outdoor activities and great climate adding up to a holiday …

Judas Tree Blooms
Explore: Travel in ProvenceJulie Whitmarsh

There’s a Sad Tale About the Judas Tree Blooms

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: Over the years we have visited Provence in just about every month, but until we bought the house we hadn’t visited in April, which to be honest looking back on it now, was rather an oversight. In April, the countryside simply explodes with colour …

Wild Animal Kingdom Provence Escargot sign In The Alpilles
Explore: Travel in ProvenceKeith Van Sickle

Encountering the Wild Animal Kingdom of Provence in the Alpilles

Contributor blog post by Keith Van Sickle: St-Rémy-de-Provence, where my wife Val and I live part of the year, is a beautiful Provençal town. It has a long history, starting with the original Roman city of Glanum—you can still see its ruins on the edge of town. St-Rémy is the …

Explore: Travel in ProvenceJulie Whitmarsh

Seeing Red in Provence Poppies and Cherries Signs of Spring

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: Having arrived back in Provence a few of days ago I’ve been really surprised at how much things have changed in the last five (5) weeks. First, and probably the biggest surprise, is that everything is looking incredibly lush and green. This a such a …


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