Lunch Wines Chateauneuf-du-Pape
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Lunch and Wine in Chateauneuf-du-Pape

One of the many things that drew us to buying a home in Sablet was its location in the Cotes-du-Rhone wine appellation and proximity to renowned villages such as Gigondas, Vacqueyras, and Chateauneuf-du-Pape. While we like all the wines from this region, some of our favourites are the wines produced …

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Châteauneuf-du-Pape Wine Domaine de la Charbonnière
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Châteauneuf-du-Pape Wine at Domaine de la Charbonnière

A Visit to Châteauneuf-du-Pape One of many things that attracted us to Sablet was its location in the Côtes du Rhône and proximity to world-renown wine villages such as Gigondas, Vacqueyras and Châteauneuf-du-Pape. We like all the wines from this area, but our favourites are Châteauneuf-du-Papes, and we go there …

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Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc
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What Wine to Serve with Veal? Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc

Bien sûr! Well, it might not seem that obvious. When I was trying to think what I should make to pair with today’s wine – an un-oaked Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc from Château des Fines Roches – I looked at a list of suggested foods and nothing felt right. Pork. Chicken. Seafood. …

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Châteauneuf-du-Pape Wine Tour
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Finding the Perfect Châteauneuf-du-Pape Wine Tour

Châteauneuf-du-Pape Wine Tour When visitors to the south of France put “wine tour” at the top of their list of things to do, a Châteauneuf-du-Pape wine tour quickly comes to mind. The wine growing region that covers approximately 3,200 hectares (12.4 miles) of land in the Rhone valley is home …

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Salle Dufays Salon des Vins at Chateauneuf-du-Pape
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The Salon des Vins at Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Want to taste some of the world’s greatest wines for just 10 euro?  Then come to the Salon des Vins in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. The 8th annual Salon takes place on on Saturday and Sunday, April 8 and 9, 2017.  It’s an opportunity to taste some fabulous wines in a relaxed setting. …

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Chateaunef du Pape #Provence #WinesofProvence @PJAdams10
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Châteauneuf-du-Pape Out of This World Wine

About seven miles north of Avignon in beautiful Provence, sits the opulent vineyard and enclave known as Châteauneuf-du-Pape. It was French Pope John XXII who built a cooler summer residence among his vines when he couldn’t stand the heat of his main papal castle in Avignon. Keep reading to find …

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Aix en Provence Goût Voyage Provence Tours
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Join Goût et Voyage Provence Tours for Tastes Cuisine and Culture

Martine Bertin-Peterson is the founder of the travel company Goût et Voyage. Her focus is small group tours featuring culture and gourmet delights in Provence and Tuscany. These food and wine excursions in Provence are like travelling with your best friends, as a Goût et Voyage tour never exceeds six …

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Expert Tips for Wine Touring Tasying Provence
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Top Expert Tips for Wine Touring and Tasting in Provence

Author and wine expert Göran Boman shares tips for wine tasting and exploring the vineyards in Provence. This part of the South of France includes wine-growing areas stretching within the urban limits of Nice on the French Riviera to the Northern Rhône Valley. While wines from Châteauneuf-du-Pape, villages such as …

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Guide to the Markets of Provence and the Côte d’Azur

This is a reference guide, a list of the Markets of Provence and the Côte d’Azur, and additional travel tips. Below is a regional directory for daily markets by department (Alpes Maritimes, Bouches du Rhône, Luberon, Vaucluse, and Var) within Provence. We will add details for Alpes de Haute Provence …

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Côtes du Rhône Villages Food and Wine Pairing
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A Surprising Côtes du Rhône Villages Food and Wine Pairing

Very rarely do you come across a Côtes du Rhône Villages so incredible that it might as well be a Gigondas wine. However, in this case, the red wine that we used in this wine pairing from Paul Jaboulet Aîné (2020) is a nice upgrade. It is big and bold, …

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