Mini Fig Ricotta cheesecake @MirabeauWine
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Glorious Fresh Figs 3 Recipes

Contributing blog post by Jeany Cronk: I know we are very spoilt here in Provence with fruit trees growing by the roadside and the fruit being pretty much a “libre service” (self-service) for the passer-by. This is certainly true for figs trees, which grow all over the village and most …

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How to drink rose #WinesofProvence @MirabeauWine
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Some top tips to enjoy your Provence Rosé wine more

Contributor blog post by Jeany Cronk @MirabeauWine: Provence is the world’s only region that specialises almost exclusively in Rosé and the quality of their wines has gone up enormously over the last 15 years. So if you’re not already a fan, it’s certainly worth trying a nice bottle now. Here …

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Harvesting Grapes #WinesofProvence by @MirabeauWine
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Harvest in Provence 2015 is a Corker

Contributor blog post by Mirabeau Wine: Harvest was over in many parts of Provence by late September. The winemakers that I have talked to are optimistic that the fruit from 2015 will produce great wine.  Here is what the gang at Mirabeau Wine has to say: It’s not even the …

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French Schooling Expat Cotingnac Provence @MirabeauWine
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Schooling my kids in France 6 years and counting

Contributor blog post by Jeany Cronk @Mirabeau Wine We arrived in Cotignac 6 years ago in order to start a new life working in the world of wine and living and breathing our new home in Provence. Our two older children had been educated in English schools and only mastered …

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Bauduen at the Lac de St Croix #GorgesduVerdon @MirabeauWine
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A visit to Bauduen at the Lac de St Croix

Contributor blog post by Jeany Cronk @ Mirabeau Wine: The Lac St Croix is an enormous artificial freshwater lake in an area known as the Verdon, a vast nature park that sits above Provence and is framed by the Alpes of the Haute Provence. The best known attraction are the …

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Scallops with samphire with hazelnut and chive butter

Contributor blog post by Maria Kuehn for @MirabeauWine When I’m exceptionally poor, I go out and spank the credit card on my favourite things, as you do. So it was today when a hankering for one of my beloved starters had me jumping into the car and heading to Waitrose. …

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ceramiques de Salernes Alain Vagh Scooter @MirabeauWine
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Les ceramiques de Salernes authentic ceramics and terracotta tiles from Provence

Contributor blog post by Jeany Cronk: Salernes, a pretty neighbouring village, located in the sheltered Bresque valley is world famous for it’s authentic terracotta tiles and a lively artisanal community based on traditional ceramics. The area was mainly agricultural, but during the 1800s the discovery of local iron rich clay …

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Tineke Stoffels Provence #recipes @MirabeauWine
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Provence Recipes Captured as Art

Contributor blog post by Victoria Koning @MirabeauWine: Dutch fine art photographer Tineke Stoffels lives near Cotignac, and when we first saw her work, we knew it would be a perfect fit in the Mirabeau Boutique for representing the “Taste of Provence”. Inspired by the magnificent art of the Dutch Masters, …

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World’s most famous wine critic gives top score to Mirabeau

Contributor blog post by Stephen Cronk @MirabeauWine We couldn’t believe our eyes when the undisputed world famous wine critic, Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate gave Mirabeau our top score yet, 91 Points for Pure! That was on top of the 90 Points last year and a not-too-shabby 89 Points 3 years …

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Cod Fillet en Papilliote on Tomato, Basil Olive Compote Vegetables @MirabeauWine
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Cod Fillet en Papilliote on Tomato, Basil and Olive Compote with Vegetables

Contributor blog post by Jeany Cronk: Hurray at last summer’s here, and our diet naturally turns towards lighter dishes and we take advantage of the many healthy and colourful seasonal vegetables that grace our markets and supermarket shelves. You do get good fresh fish here in Provence, but this is …

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