Millesime Bio 2018 Wine Fair-Montpellier-@ProvenceWineZine
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Wine Notes and Wines of Note from the Millésime Bio 2018 in Montpellier

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: Millésime Bio 2018 opened their doors on January 29th to upwards of 3000 people. I was one of those people on that first day. After last year’s venue switch to Marseille, the renowned organic wine fair returned to Montpellier, where it all began 25 years …

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Cocktail Rosé-mopolitan Recipe
Mirabeau WinesTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Cocktail time! Try this Pink Rosé-mopolitan Recipe

Contributor blog post by Charlie Bullen for Mirabeau Wine: Cosmopolitan describes someone sophisticated, cultured and well-travelled. Well these beautiful, and blissfully refreshing Rosé-mopolitans will transport you to the endless sunshine of Provence with every sip! They’re fantastic if you want to ‘shake things up’ a bit at a dinner party or …

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Ladies Wine France dames-de-coeur-de-loire @JillBarth
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The Ladies of Wine. Learn How French Women Collaborate in the Wine Industry

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: Women are under-represented in the wine industry – collaboration groups offer remedies. There is a movement in the French wine industry, one in which winemakers and associated pros are considered keepers of the culture. Women across the country – from Champagne to Provence and Bordeaux …

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Château d’Esclans Provencal Wine Angel Rock Whispering
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Château d’Esclans Provençal Wine Pairing Angels with Fish Boulettes

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen for Provence WineZine: When in the company of angels, you had better plan a decent meal. Right? Whispering Angel and Rock Angel are the first two of four wines from Château d’Esclans. The next two up the ladder are Les Clans and Garrus. While I …

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Domaine Richeaume Aix-en-Provence ProvenceWineZine
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Domaine Richeaume: Taking the Provencal Wine Road Less Travelled

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: Sylvain Hoesch was not going to be a winemaker. “No,” he answered, rather emphatically for a man who seemed to have such a quiet demeanor. “I was sure I was going to do something else.” Hoesch grew up on Domaine Richeaume, the 65-hectare (160-acre) estate …

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Château Gasqui Vineyard @ProvenceWineZine
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At the Château Gasqui Vineyard Nature is a Companion at Work

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: “You have to have confidence in the terroir,” winemaker François Miglio emphatically told me. “You have to accompany its natural harmony,” he continued, echoing the essence of the biodynamic philosophy he follows, as we sipped wines in all three colours at Château Gasqui one particularly …

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Rosé Cocktail Cinnamon Royale @MirabeauWine
Wines and Spirits of Provence

Cinnamon Royale with La Folie by Mirabeau Wine a Rosé Cocktail

Holidays and milestones are great reasons to celebrate, and a terrific time to shake up the routine with a pink-hued aperitif. This delicious and festive cocktail using Mirabeau’s La Folie bubbles to really celebrate in style. The recipe is below.

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Wine Cellar Wines Provence
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What are you putting in your wine cellar in 2018 from Provence?

Contributor blog post by Jerry Clark for Provence WineZine: Musings of a Wine Maven… A wine cellar can be defined in various ways. In its basic element, I define it as a place to stash wine. My first was a nine-bottle wooden rack placed at the back of a clothes closet …

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Duck Red Wine Pairing Chateau La Mascaronne
David Scott AllenProvence WineZineTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Duck and Château La Mascaronne a Wine Pairing made for Friends

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen for Provence WineZine: It has been literally years since Susan and I shared a meal and a bottle of wine… or some number of bottles of wine, if we are going to be honest. But, in the beginning of December, she and her daughter …

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DIAM technical corks France
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How DIAM Corks are Ensuring our Rosés Stay Purely Delicious

Contributor blog post by Victoria Koning @MirabeauWine Bottle closures are a hotly debated topic among wine professionals, from the staunch supporters of natural corks in France to the screwcap evangelists of the “new world”. However, the newest kid-on-the-block is making waves … “DIAM agglomerated corks guarantee both 100% removal of TCA …

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