Spring meal wine and food pairings @JillBarth
Jill BarthTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Spring Meal Pairings for Southern Rhône Wines

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: On the second Saturday of each month, a group of bloggers who are passionate about the way good wine enhances a meal come together to blog about a wine pairing they have done. Each month has a different Wine Pairing Weekend theme to focus …

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rhone valley road trip #ProvenceWines @JillBarth
Jill BarthTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

A Rhône Valley Road Trip

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: I love, adore, gobble, guzzle, stockpile and yak about Rhone reds. I find them to be incredibly drinkable and a compelling source of wine fascination. If only lightly familiar with French wines, Champagne or Burgundy probably pop into your mind when conversation turns to …

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Chateau des Ferrages
Jill BarthTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Maision M. Chapoutier Buys Château des Ferrages in Provence

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: Legendary Rhône wine estate, Maison M. Chapoutier recently announced acquisition of the Provençal domaine, Château des Ferrages. Château des Ferrages is located between Aix-en-Provence and Saint-Maximin near the commune of Pourcieux. The domaine produces Côtes-de-Provence AOP and …Continue reading here to find out why the limestone terroir …

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Rose in Provence #VinsdeProvence @JillBarth
Jill BarthTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

A Case of Provençal Rosé

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: This post was part of Jill’s #12daysofwine blog series, more reason to drink wine. Don’t be mistaken — rosé isn’t a blend of red & white wine. In fact, that concept was completely rejected by regional winemakers upon suggestion in 2009, when the European …

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Reasons to drink wine @JillBarth
Jill BarthTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Why I Drink Wine

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: Jill wrote a blog series with this hashtag #12daysofwine with a dozen excuses to drink wine. This quote is lyrical, words on paper that put a thumb on what we feel. This is why wine is a lover… the finer things, so simple they’ve …

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Rose in Provence #VinsdeProvence @JillBarth
Jill BarthTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

A Provençal Wine Road Trip

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: This post was part of Jill’s #12daysofwine blog series, in case you need an excuse to drink wine. You’ll sleep better tonight knowing there is a Center for Rosé Research. Where else but Provence? The center provides training, educational materials, conferences & tastings in …

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Vaqueyras Wine #RhoneValleyWines @JillBarth
Jill BarthTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

True Love Brings A New Wine Love

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: This article was part of Jill’s #12daysofwine series. …Vaqueyras… The first of my great Vaqueyras bottles was served to me and my husband on a rainy spring evening in the lounge at the divinely cultivated Château des Alpilles in St. Remy-de-Provence. It’s my deep …

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Wine Pairing by @JillBarth
Jill BarthTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Wine: Is There Such Thing As A Perfect Pairing?

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: My brother-in-law was over recently, relaxing on a fall Sunday in the easy chair by the basket of magazines. He read from an old Wine Spectator (M Chapoutier was on the cover, a saved gem). “It says here, don’t serve a special wine with …

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Jill BarthTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Mirabeau en Provence Final Assemblage of 2015 Rosés

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: Mirabeau en Provence wines come with an inspiring story. The label’s founders, Stephen and Jeany Cronk, realized their dream of opening a winery in Provence when they resettled in Cotignac in 2009. …Continue reading here for the details on how the Mirabeau team took …

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12 Days of Christmas Wine @JillBarth
Jill BarthTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

12 Days of Wine

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: Join me here, on Twitter or Instagram for my traditional 12 Days of Wine. Combining photography, wine facts and vineyard history we’ll enjoy a treat each day to celebrate the season of cheer. After we’ve woven through 12 days, I’ll offer my tips on …

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