Châteauneuf Wine Fest
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Big Châteauneuf Wine Fest April 11 and 12

By Julie Mautner The Printemps de Châteauneuf-du-Pape festival, now in its sixth year, is a festive rite of spring for wine lovers here in the South of France. This year it’s Saturday and Sunday, April 11 and 12, with a special day on Monday April 13 (9:30 am to 2:30 …

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Wine ageing in th sun at St Jeannet @LizGabayMW #ProvenceWines
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Meet a Master of Wine Elizabeth Gabay

Wine is a subject with simply too many choices and far too many variables for me to feel that I have conquered. However, I certainly can appreciate the dedication, passion and hard work that it takes to become a Master of Wine (MW). So, I am thrilled to introduce Elizabeth …

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Extreme Wine @LaVerrière #Provence #Wines @RivieraGrape
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An Extreme Wine Experience in the Heart of Provence

By Chrissie Most of us love the idea of learning more about wine. Even the smallest bit of wine knowledge impresses; it enables party tricks such as tackling a restaurant wine list with confidence or recommending a suitable wine pairing to match to your meal with your friends. The question is …

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Domaine des Terres Blanches St Remy Provence Wines
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DOMAINE DES TERRES BLANCHES IN THE PREDOMINANTLY ORGANIC APPELLATION OF LES BAUX-DE-PROVENCE

By Provence WineZine Written by Jill Barth, a new contributor to Provence WineZine. A bottle of Domaine des Terres Blanches wine was among the well-chosen bevy of refreshments my husband and I found in our lovely room at the gorgeous five-star hotel, Château des Alpilles, located on the outskirts of …

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Château Pesquié Winery France #Provence #Wines
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Chateau Pesquie, a Family Rooted in the Wines of Provence

Chateau Pesquie is located in what could be one of the oldest wine-producing zones in France. We know that the property dates back to approximately 1750. The winery is now run by third generation family members who are going organic, using humus-based fertilizers and who are focus on sustainable farming practices. …

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Rasteau Wine Provence Wines @Susan_PWZ
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Provençal Pairings: Rasteau Wine with Food

By Provence WineZine When you have a 2006 Côtes du Rhône in the wine rack, you don’t just serve it with anything, especially if it is a Rasteau. This is a wine for certainty, not a wine you pull when you’re serving a frozen dinner. (Okay, I know anyone who …

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Winter Provencal Rosé Pigoudet-in-snow Wines @susan_PWZ
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In Winter Uncork a Bottle of Provencal Rosé

By Susan Manfull The snow is over three-feet deep in some places around our home in coastal New England. The wind is howling, shaking the loose window panes of this 18th-century house and causing a shrill whistling noise. A “Winter Storm Watch” is in effect for tonight, when an additional …

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Mirabeau Wines #ProvenceWines #Rose @Susan_PWZ
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YOU KNOW MIRABEAU ROSÉS, BUT HAVE YOU MET THE RED WINE?

By Susan Manfull Have you ever had a dream that you really wanted to follow? One that tugged so hard at your heartstrings that you resorted to cold showers to quell those feelings? Stephen Cronk did. And, now, after harboring this dream for some 25 years, this handsome man with …

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Nice Acropolis Expositions #Nice #Provence #Wines @RivieraGrape
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Upcoming Event: Salon des Vins des Vignerons Indépendants

By Chrissie Five Tips to Make the Most of It The Acropolis is the place to be this weekend! The Nice Acropolis, to be precise. I’m very excited! One of the region’s best wine events just happens to be on this Friday, Saturday and Sunday and is a great way …

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Wine school In Nice #Provence #Wines #Bellet @RivieraGrape
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Back to Wine School

By Chrissie This month I went back to school … to wine school. Now, I have little regrets about my university days, but if I had to name one it would be my lack of involvement in university life. I was busy juggling full-time study with a part-time job, saving for …

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