Perfectly Provence Window #Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel Tips

Simply France Perfectly Provence Moments

The simple of life in the South of France was the inspiration for Dawn Slieter’s company Simply France with Dawn (you can read the previous post here). These are her ideas of #PerfectlyProvence moments: #Discover Cotes du Rhone wines: Compare a Chateauneuf-du-Pape with a more reasonable Rhone blend and discover …

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Restaurant Le Girocèdre Puyméras
Explore: Travel in ProvenceOur House in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Restaurant Le Girocèdre in Puyméras for Provencal Meals

By Michel The village of Puyméras is located just a seven (7) km northeast of Vaison-la-Romaine, so it is convenient for lunch after the Tuesday morning market and from our house in Sablet. Puyméras is a pretty, small village, at the northern tip of the Vaucluse near the border of …

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Mas de Gorgonnier Wines of Provence Les Alpilles Les Baux de Provence Photo by Herve FABRE
Keith Van SickleTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Top Picks for Provencal Wines We Love

My wife and I live part of the year in St-Rémy-de-Provence and we love all the great local wines. They come in any colour you like—red, white, and pink—and range from inexpensive quaffers to bottles you’d be proud to serve to anyone. Our Top Provencal Wines Over time we’ve visited …

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Rosé Matters Wines France
Jill BarthTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Exploring Why Rosé Matters, According To French Culture

I don’t think there is a topic I’ve covered more than rosé. Part preference, part probability, it seems only natural that a Provence wine specialist would document the past, present and future of vin trois, the third colour of the wine trinity. Affiliations range from the “Hampton’s Water” lifestyle crowd to …

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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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Markets Provence Cote d'Azur
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottMarkets in Provence and Cote d'AzurTaste: Food & Drink

Markets of Provence and the Cote d’Azur a Reference Guide

Welcome to our resource guide for the Markets of Provence and the Côte d’Azur. This article is a reference directory to some of the better-known markets, producers’ markets and a few more. It would be impossible to list every market in the region, and at the end of the day, …

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Boeuf Bourgignon @CocoaandLavender
BeefDavid Scott AllenMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

A Provencal Variation of Boeuf Bourguignon

Beef (Boeuf) Bourguignon is a traditional dish from the Burgundy region in France, but really can be made with any decent red wine. David’s variation makes it a little more Provencal.

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Chateau des Ferrages
Jill BarthTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Maision M. Chapoutier Buys Château des Ferrages in Provence

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: Legendary Rhône wine estate, Maison M. Chapoutier recently announced acquisition of the Provençal domaine, Château des Ferrages. Château des Ferrages is located between Aix-en-Provence and Saint-Maximin near the commune of Pourcieux. The domaine produces Côtes-de-Provence AOP and …Continue reading here to find out why the limestone terroir …

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