Provence-Style Rosé
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Conversations: Breaking the Stereotype of “Provence-Style Rosé”

Contributor blog post by Liz Gabay for Provence WineZine: One of the comments I often hear when going around international wine exhibitions is, ‘We make our rosé in a Provence or southern French style.’ What this means is that the wine has minimal skin contact, making a pale pink, dry wine …

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Gold Medal Wine Fleur de L'Amaurigue
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What to Eat with Gold Medal Wine Fleur de L’Amaurigue

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen for Provence WineZine: It almost feels like cheating…When you prepare for a wine pairing, and you go into it knowing that the wine has already won a Gold at the Concours Général Paris or, as it is known colloquially, the Oscars of wine, your …

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Cork Trees Wine Cork Oaks
Jill BarthTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Understanding How a Wine Cork Gets from a Tree to Your Bottle

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: The cork wine stopper is synonymous with preservation – not only of the wine in the bottle but of a way of life for cork farmers and the natural ecosystem of the forest. The process has been the same for generations because the system is a sustainable …

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International Rosé Day
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An International Rosé Day is Launched from Provence

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: There’s yet another reason to celebrate rosé (and, of course, drink it!). The brainchild of Valérie Rousselle, owner of Châteaux Roubine and Sainte Béatrice, Provence now has its own International Rosé Day. Beginning June 22, 2018, Friday of June will be designated as the day …

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Chêne Bleu Extreme Wine La Verrière @perfectlyprovence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Chêne Bleu Extreme Wine Skills Improvement in Provence

This article “Immersed in Wine” was previously published in Sommelier India (October-November, 2015). Sommelier India is India’s first and premier magazine dedicated to wine and wine lovers. Filled with news, feature articles, wine profiles and the culture surrounding wine, Sommelier India is written by international and Indian writers, wine experts and …

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Winemaker Chapoutier Braille Wine Labels
Jill BarthTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Pioneering Winemaker Chapoutier puts Braille on their Wine Label

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: In early 2016, M. Chapoutier purchased Château des Ferrages, located in Provence between Aix-en-Provence and Saint-Maximin near the commune of Pourcieux. Ferrages produces Côtes-de-Provence AOP and Côtes-de-Provence Saint-Victoire AOP wines, including a portfolio of red, white, and rosé wines. …Continue reading here to learn about …

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White Côtes du Rhône Wine Pairing with Calamari
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White Côtes du Rhône Wine Pairing with Calamari

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen for Provence WineZine When Susan and Alex were here in December, we went on a bit of a (wine) shopping spree. Shocking, right? One of the wines we bought was a 2015 Le Caillou from Le Clos du Caillou in the Côtes du Rhône …

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Rosé Margarita Cocktails
Mirabeau WinesTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Try this Easy Cocktail Recipe: Rosé Margarita

Contributor blog post by Charlie Bullen for Mirabeau Wine: At the moment Margaritas are one of the most popular cocktails going, and when it comes to wine, everyone wants a glass of rosé. Well then, why not mix the two? Oh boy, what a good idea! These delectable Rosé Margaritas are …

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Vinisud Montpellier 2018 @ProvenceWineZine
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Changes on the Horizon for Vinisud Destination Paris VinoVision 2019

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: Having just wrapped up the 14th Vinisud—which took place from February 18th to 20th in Montpellier—plans were announced for 2019. Next year, Vinisud and VinoVision will join forces with VinoVision, the cool climate wine exhibition. The wine fair will take place from February 10th to …

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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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