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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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lavender with sunflower field background #lavender @MirabeauWine
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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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Cotignac beehive-removal @Mirabeauwine #Honey #Provence
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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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Mirabeau en Provence #Cotignac #Var @MirabeauWine
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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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Mirabeau Pure Rose @MirabeauWine #WinesofProvence
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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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