Provence Rosé Research Centre
Jill BarthTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

The Provence Rosé Research Center Helps the Global Wine Industry

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: Provençal rosé—and rosé in general—has been riding a popularity wave in recent years. While there are instances of trendy lifestyle marketing involved, many rosés are wines of quality, made by winemakers of skill and terroir of distinction. Behind them lies a secret weapon, hidden in an unassuming coral-colored building with green shutters: The …

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Château Barbebelle Winemaking Director Madeline Herbeau
Provence WineZineTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Château Barbebelle Winemaking is Now Guided by the 4th Generation

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: “My father gave me something very, very good,” Madeleine Herbeau, Director of Château Barbebelle told me recently. “The Château was already very successful with good quality and good production, and we sold all the production. I want to preserve that,” Herbeau said emphatically.“The Château was …

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International Rosé Day Provence WineZine
Provence WineZineTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

International Rosé Day Thank Goodness It’s Friday June 22nd

Contributor blog post by Pamela O’Neill @Provence WineZine: I found myself in St. Tropez this week at the elegant Château de la Messardière, a five-star hotel overlooking the bay of Pampelonne.  There, I attended an official press conference on the inauguration of International Rosé Day, the brainchild of the Organisation Internationale du …

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Spicy Shrimp Côtes du Rhône Rosé Pairing
Provence WineZineTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Spicy Shrimp Côtes du Rhône Rosé Pairing and Lucky Match

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen: I’m a typical Virgo. I am very particular about things – from the color of my socks, to the route I drive to and from work. I would say that I am deliberate, especially when it comes to food and wine. I don’t do …

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Domaine Henri Milan
Ashley TinkerTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Sipping in St Remy Sampling Orange Wine by Domaine Henri Milan

Contributor Blog Post by Ashley Tinker: Natural Wine Trend If you’re not currently living in London, New York, Paris or Japan you may not have heard of orange wine or even biodynamic wine for that matter. We were first introduced to this type of wine five (5) years ago, while living …

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Rosé Provence Can Mirabeau Pure
Provence WineZineTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Rosé from Provence in a Can – Pure Inspiration

Contributor blog post by Pamela O’Neill for Provence WineZine As craft beer brewers have demonstrated, cans are cool. Gone is their “dad’s beer” reputation. Cans are environmentally friendly, cheap, provide superb protection, and can go where bottles dare not tread. And, because they offer more surface area than a bottle label, …

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Château Miraval Muse Rosé Marc Perrin Chateau de Beaucastel
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Château Miraval Muse a New Organic Rosé this Summer

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: Marc Perrin of Château de Beaucastel fame dropped by The Pierre Hotel in Manhattan’s Upper East Side this past week for a chat with a small group of wine writers. The rendezvous was part of a new partnership between the iconic hotel and the …

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Domaine Dalmeran AoP Les Baux de Provence Vineyards
Jill BarthTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Sample the Wines from the Alpilles Landscape that Inspired Vincent Van Gogh

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: Driving the D99 into Saint-Rémy-de-Provence may be one of life’s most charming travel pleasures. The roadway is lined with iconic, cicada-filled Plane trees and in the distractingly near distance are the limestone-rich Alpilles, a preserved and biodiverse mountain range where civilization has persisted for 4,000 years. …

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Le Château Constantin Wines Lourmarin Luberon
Caroline LongstaffeTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Le Château Constantin Wines a Family Vineyard near Lourmarin

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaffe: Many people dream of owning a winery; a romantic illusion of strolling through carefully tended vines sharing your vintages within the shadows of a sprawling château, which for me would have to be in Provence. Of course, dreams like this seldom come true, such …

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Brantes La Géante de Provence la Bière du Ventoux
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

New Hoppy Brews in Brantes La Géante de Provence la Bière du Ventoux

La Géante de Provence is a new microbrewery located in the perched village of Brantes. Naming the beer might have been the easy part of a process that has taken the co-owners Rory White and Pascale Merlette-Lagarde well over two years of talking, planning, ordering and finally brewing. As brewmasters, …

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