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Mirabeau en Provence Final Assemblage of 2015 Rosés

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: Mirabeau en Provence wines come with an inspiring story. The label’s founders, Stephen and Jeany Cronk, realized their dream of opening a winery in Provence when they resettled in Cotignac in 2009. …Continue reading here for the details on how the Mirabeau team took …

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Jeany and Stephen Cronk @MirabeauWine #Boutique #WinesofProvence
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Behind every great dream lies a good spreadsheet!

Contributor blog post by Jeany Cronk @Mirabeau Wine We recently contributed a piece to an online magazine about realising our dreams to become wine producers in Provence and the journalist gave it this very headline. Sounds quite boring I admit, but after talking a lot about all the funny, romantic …

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12 Days of Christmas Wine @JillBarth
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12 Days of Wine

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: Join me here, on Twitter or Instagram for my traditional 12 Days of Wine. Combining photography, wine facts and vineyard history we’ll enjoy a treat each day to celebrate the season of cheer. After we’ve woven through 12 days, I’ll offer my tips on …

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Le Season for a Mushroom Soup Recipe

Contributor blog post by Krista Bender: Hey guys just wanted to post a quick and delicious recipe! I went to the le Marche and all of the Cepes (mushrooms) were just screaming my name. So I purchased three big bunches of different kinds… chanterelles, oyster and good ‘ole white button.Then, …

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Fig Walnut and Lardon Quiche #Figs #Recipe @MirabeauWine
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Mirabeau Recipe: Fig, Walnut and Lardon Quiche

seasonal quiches, as there’s always a nice combination that will work. Figs are lovely with nuts, so you can make a very tasty number with some crushed almonds or walnuts, figs and some lardons

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Lunch and 3 other reasons to visit Chateau d’Estoublon

My birthday falls on the same date every year, and I had certainly dropped enough hints that maybe my hubby should plan something to acknowledge the day. Instead, at 12:45 pm we were headed towards Arles without any sort of agenda other than I suggested a visit to Abbey de …

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Figs Provence Recipes
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Fig Recipes for all Seasons

My good friend Carola has the most amazing fig trees in her garden. Twice a year they are laden with fruit and she has become something of an expert in creating new ways of eating this healthy crop. No matter how much you like a fresh fig after a while …

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Christmas Markets #AixenProvence @Aixcentric
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Market for International Twin Towns

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: This is unmissable! If you are new to Aix, make sure you go along to this special market when people from our twin towns come together to offer their food and regional products for Christmas treats and presents. Expect lots of German foodstuffs and wine, …

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13-Desserts and Vin cuit @LizGabayMW
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Christmas in Provence: Vin Cuit and 13 Desserts

Contributor blog post by Elizabeth Gabay: Vin cuit and the 13 desserts are a traditional combination served at Christmas in Provence. Today, however, the 13 desserts are often only symbolically represented – with baskets filled with a selection of dried and glacé fruits and nuts, available in most food shops around …

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Black Truffles #Provence #Truffles
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Provence’s Black Truffle Demystified

Have you ever considered buying black truffle plants? Truffle plants could be a fabulous gift. The black truffle, often called “the diamond of the kitchen” grows underground close to a tree’s root system. There are hundreds of truffle varieties. Learn more at Ginger and Nutmeg’s blog post: Provence’s Black Truffle Demystified   …

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