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A Day in the Life of a Wine Writer at Vinisud

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: Two weeks ago, my husband and I landed in Paris Charles de Gaulle airport where we hopped aboard a TGV (Train a Grande Vitesse or, in English, France’s high-speed train) that sped south to France’s eighth largest city, Montpellier. Since 1994, this vibrant city …

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Grande-Palliere wine paired with seared scallops
Provence WineZineTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Provençal Wine Pairings: Scallops and Domaine de la Pallière White Wine

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen @Provence WineZine: As I mentioned in my post last month, I was in Paris for Christmas and bought a couple of Provence wines for the dinners I was making in our apartment. Both wines were completely unknown to me;I chose based on the regions, …

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Absinthe National Absinthe Day @Susan_PWZ
Provence WineZineTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

La Fée Verte Absinthe has her Day March 5th

Contributor blog post by Jerry Clark @Provence WineZine: Ever on the lookout for a good theme to party to at chez nous, I was both surprised and pleased to learn that March 5th is National Absinthe Day. I know just where to find my ’60s Peter Max 23” x 36” …

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Tasting Aged Roses with Matthieu Negrel of Mas de Cadenet
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Provencal Wine Tasting Aged Rosés with Matthieu Négrel of Mas de Cadenet

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: I’m a relatively new convert to the benefits of aging rosé. Readers can easily find evidence in my earlier writing (see archives) of yours truly snickering at the thought of drinking rosés from the previous year’s vintage. With few exceptions—rosés from appellations such as …

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Catching Up with Stephen Cronk, Owner of Mirabeau-en-Provence

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: Mirabeau-en-Provence’s Stephen Cronk landed in Boston Saturday night, just as Winter Storm Helena, New England’s first major snow storm, was ramping up. “The flight was a bit bumpy,” Cronk told me. Cronk, in town to solidify his contract with importer Pacific Highway, met me …

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Chateau-Romanin and Salmon Recipe @Susan_PWZ
Provence WineZineTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

When in Paris…Drink Wine from Provence

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen for @Provence WineZine: Mark and I spent the week of Christmas in Paris. We found a really beautiful one-bedroom flat in our favorite neighborhood – the Marais. This pairing was a really lucky guess on my part. I had already chosen the menu …

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Rose Provence in the City @Susan_PWZ
Provence WineZineTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Provence Wine Council Drops “Provence in the City”

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: For eight years, usually in early March, rosé producers from sunny Provence have been rolling into American cities, often through thick blankets of snow but with wines in tow, to regale trade and media professionals with their dry, pale-colored elixirs.The Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins …

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A Rosé Gives Me Street Cred in France

Contributor blog post by Jerry Clark for Provence WineZine: Having a passion for wine is wonderful. Yet if people think this appreciation has turned you into some kind of vinous savant, then beware. As I write the story of my recent experience that led to this caveat, I am reminded …

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Domaine de L'Amaurigue Wines of Provence @Susan_PWZ
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Jean-Marie Queff Winemaker at Domaine de L’Amaurigue

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: Almost a year ago, on New Year’s Day, I received an email from Jean-Marie Quef, Director and Œnologue of Domaine de l’Amaurigue. Responding to my email sending best wishes for the New Year to folks in the wine business, he wrote back and wished the …

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chateau margui food and wine pairing #tastesofprovence @susan_pwz
Provence WineZineTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Provençal Pairings: Wine with Sea Bass

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen @Provence WineZine: Susan brought back this bottle for me from her most recent trip to Provence. A little something to thank me for being a part of the Provence WineZine family. Honestly, I am so lucky to be part of this endeavor, as …

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