Château Barbebelle Winemaking Director Madeline Herbeau
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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 …

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International Rosé Day Provence WineZine
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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 …

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Spicy Shrimp Côtes du Rhône Rosé Pairing
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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 …

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Rosé Provence Can Mirabeau Pure
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Rosé from Provence in a Can – Pure Inspiration

Contributor blog post by Pamela O’Neill for Provence WineZine As craft beer brewers have demonstrated, cans are cool. Gone is their “dad’s beer” reputation. Cans are environmentally friendly, cheap, provide superb protection, and can go where bottles dare not tread. And, because they offer more surface area than a bottle label, …

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Château Miraval Muse Rosé Marc Perrin Chateau de Beaucastel
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Château Miraval Muse a New Organic Rosé this Summer

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: Marc Perrin of Château de Beaucastel fame dropped by The Pierre Hotel in Manhattan’s Upper East Side this past week for a chat with a small group of wine writers. The rendezvous was part of a new partnership between the iconic hotel and the …

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Provence-Style Rosé
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Conversations: Breaking the Stereotype of “Provence-Style Rosé”

Contributor blog post by Liz Gabay for Provence WineZine: One of the comments I often hear when going around international wine exhibitions is, ‘We make our rosé in a Provence or southern French style.’ What this means is that the wine has minimal skin contact, making a pale pink, dry wine …

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Gold Medal Wine Fleur de L'Amaurigue
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What to Eat with Gold Medal Wine Fleur de L’Amaurigue

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen for Provence WineZine: It almost feels like cheating…When you prepare for a wine pairing, and you go into it knowing that the wine has already won a Gold at the Concours Général Paris or, as it is known colloquially, the Oscars of wine, your …

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International Rosé Day
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An International Rosé Day is Launched from Provence

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: There’s yet another reason to celebrate rosé (and, of course, drink it!). The brainchild of Valérie Rousselle, owner of Châteaux Roubine and Sainte Béatrice, Provence now has its own International Rosé Day. Beginning June 22, 2018, Friday of June will be designated as the day …

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White Côtes du Rhône Wine Pairing with Calamari
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White Côtes du Rhône Wine Pairing with Calamari

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen for Provence WineZine When Susan and Alex were here in December, we went on a bit of a (wine) shopping spree. Shocking, right? One of the wines we bought was a 2015 Le Caillou from Le Clos du Caillou in the Côtes du Rhône …

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Vinisud Montpellier 2018 @ProvenceWineZine
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Changes on the Horizon for Vinisud Destination Paris VinoVision 2019

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: Having just wrapped up the 14th Vinisud—which took place from February 18th to 20th in Montpellier—plans were announced for 2019. Next year, Vinisud and VinoVision will join forces with VinoVision, the cool climate wine exhibition. The wine fair will take place from February 10th to …

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