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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Lavender fields in Provence

Contributor blog post by Victoria Koning @MirabeauWine: Along with elegant rosé wines, and rather strange-looking Cigales (Cicadas), lavender is the most recognised symbol of Provence. From June to August, rolling fields and plateaus are turned a gorgeous purple. The air buzzes with a gazillion insects collecting the precious nectar. And …

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Mirabeau en Provence grape harvest #Provence #Wines @MirabeauWine
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Harvesting rosé grapes – the hot and cold of it

Contributor blog post by Stephen Cronk @Mirabeauwine: No one can doubt the impact of climate on crop production and we are lucky in Provence that, by the standards of many other wine regions, climate variations from year to year are not usually enormous. The combination of low summer rainfalls and …

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Philip Prior: Provencal Honey Beekeeper

By Victoria Koning Philip Prior is a provencal honey beekeeper and was the first market stall holder I met when Marcel and I moved to Cotignac last year. I was a little intimidated by his perfect French, but looking at my perplexed face, he smiled and asked, “Would you like …

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The home of Mirabeau is open!

Contributor blog post by Jeany Cronk: About a month late and just in time for the arrival of the “real” season in Cotignac the Mirabeau showroom is ready to open it’s doors. The age of the building and the many discoveries, both good and bad, during the building process meant …

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Pure – A Magical Provence Rosé!

By Stephen Cronk Newsletter from our Washington DC distributor Calvert Woodley (written by Ben Giliberti 03 June 2015) In the summer of 2009, Englishman Stephen Cronk quit his high paying London corporate job and moved his young family to Provence to pursue his dream — to craft beautiful rosés that …

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Flip-flop video one of “17 greatest life hacks” in The Telegraph

By Stephen Cronk The Telegraph starts its list of “The 17 greatest life hacks” with our video on how to open a bottle of wine with a flip-flop. #1 Use a shoe to open a wine bottle Read the full article from The Telegraph. Have you tried doing this? Feel …

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Breakthrough Moments interview with Guardian Small Business Network

By Stephen Cronk “Stephen Cronk reveals how a YouTube video demonstrating how to open a bottle of wine without a corkscrew helped his family business go viral.” Read the “Breakthrough Moments” interview on Guardian Small Business Network written by Lottie O’Conor on 22 May 2015. Can you tell us a …

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Spring collection 2015: The best rosé wines of the season

By Stephen Cronk Jamie Goode includes Mirabeau Classic in his top tips for the best selection of rosé wines under the sun – see the Sunday Express article. Stylishly packaged, this is a bright pink wine that has fresh, tangy cherry fruit with some raspberry freshness. It’s a really pure …

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Vines in flower #Wine #Provence @MirabeauWine
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Wine Flowering Season in Provence

By Jeany Cronk After months of hibernation we saw a gentle awakening of the vines towards the end of April, and during May this quiet start turns into pretty manic growth, especially if you have decent temperatures. We’ve had a few very hot days already and practically no rain, so …

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