Margeaux Lampley @MasLauris photo by Pamela O’Neill
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First Harvest at the Luberon’s Domaine MasLauris

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: Do you ever wonder, as I often do, how people come to do what they are doing? How did an American jazz and gospel singer/former attorney and her French attorney/wine aficionado husband come to own a winery just outside a small village named Lauris …

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Vieille ferme #VinsdeProvence #TastesofProvence @Susan_PWZ
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Provençal Pairings: Wine with Food Le Vin de Table

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen for Provence WineZine: Vin de Table. Table wine. We all have our favorites. You know, the wine you drink every day. The one you buy when it’s just you, or you and your family. A good, reasonably priced, and readily available table wine. …

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foire-des-vins-bottles @Susan_PWZ
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A Postcard from the Foire aux Vins

Contributor blog post by Jerry Clark for @Provence WineZine: How could it be in the twenty-two years since I returned to the States after a six-year career segment based in Lyon, that I could have overlooked the huge deal the fall wine sales still are in France? I guess for …

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Domaine Saint Andrieu @Susan_PWZ #WinesofProvence
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Domaine Saint Andrieu is Worth the Drive

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: Deep in the heart of the Var, north of Brignoles, and a wee bit past the tiny predominantly organic village of Correns, there is a long and winding road just off the Grand Rue (also called the D45). Soon after making that turn, on …

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Chateau Gassier and Fig Flatbread @CocoaandLavender @Susan_PWZ
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Provençal Pairings: You Can Tell a Wine by Its Label Château Gassier

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen @Provence WineZine: Wine with Food When searching for a Provençal rosé to pair with this week’s recipe – Cambozola and Fig Flatbread – I have to admit that I chose the wine for its label. I know several wine enthusiasts who SWEAR they …

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Mont Saint Victoire @Susan_PWZ #WinesofProvence
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Provence nominated for Wine Enthusiast’s Wine Region of the Year

Contributor blog post by Pamela O’Neill @ Provence WineZine: A Wine Star has become to wine what a Grammy is to music, an Oscar to film. Since their inaugural Wine Star Awards event in 2001, Wine Enthusiast Magazine has each year honored worldwide excellence and the exceptional achievements of men and …

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Mike_Dater_Dancing @Susan_PWZ
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Musings of a Wine Maven

Contributor blog post by Jerry Clark @Provence WineZine: “Has a good beat … Easy to dance to” Raise your hand if you immediately recognize this title as coming from Dick Clark’s American Bandstand “Rate a Record” segment. Hmm, not as many hands went up as I thought would. Perhaps, readers of this …

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Tavel and Salmon #RhoneValleyWines @Susan_PWZ
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Provençal Wine Pairings: Salmon and Tavel

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen @Provence WineZine: Four years ago, almost to the day, I was at a dinner party for which each of the eight guests was asked to bring a rosé to include in a blind tasting. The wines came from all around the world, and …

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Petale de rose #WinesofProvence @Susan_PWZ
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Story of Régine Sumeire’s Pétale de Rose Rosé

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: After I read the invitation to a wine tasting of “Pétale de Rose” rosé back in spring of 2015, I was confused. The rosé bearing this name appeared to be made at two different domaines: Château Barbeyrolles and Château Tour de l’Évêque. Muddling the …

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Miraval Rose and Apero @Susan_PWZ
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Provençal Pairings: Wine with Food And the Oscar Goes To

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: The other night, we had some friends over for l’Apéro – a wonderful French convention that gathers people for an hour (or so) to share a nice beverage and some nibbles. Often, a digestif such as Pastis, Lillet, or Campari is served, but it …

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