Chateauneuf du Pape
Philippe GoninetTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Touring Tips for Chateauneuf du Pape Wine Tasting and More

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: Chateauneuf du Pape is the king of the wine in our region. When one wants to discover Chateauneuf du Pape, you better prepare your day ahead. With more than 300 estates to choose from, tricky to decide which you’ll want to go to. …Continue …

READ MORE →
Jean Moulin in Provence History of the Resistance @PerfProvence
Explore: Travel in ProvenceKeith Van SickleProvencal History & Traditions

Discover the Women of the French Resistance in the Alpilles

There was a very interesting talk in St.-Rémy-de-Provence the other night, about women in the French Resistance.  It focused particular attention on St.-Rémy, where I live part of the year. The talk was organized by the local historical society and featured two historians who specialize in the subject.  The event …

READ MORE →
Owners Gaby and Guy at Moulin de la Roque in Noves
Rental & Self-Catered Properties in ProvenceStay: Accommodation & Rentals in ProvenceThe Provence Post

Where to Stay: Moulin de la Roque

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: In 2002, Gaby Janney came to stay at Guy Fallon’s Moulin de la Roque…and stayed. It’s a very-beautiful, historic property–a hamlet of vacation homes–and I wanted to share the story with you. A River Runs Through It: The Anguillon borders Moulin de la Roque. …

READ MORE →
Perfectly Provence Video Alpilles Mountains in Autumn
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in Provence

Must Watch Video Tour in Perfectly Provence

It never gets easier to leave Provence, in fact, it might get harder each time. After several years of spending time in the region, it seems like my list of “must see and should do” just gets longer. Maybe it is because most days are highlighted by an endless sky. …

READ MORE →
Chateau Romanin panoramique View AOP Les Baux de Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Chateau Romanin Dedicated to Provence’s Long History of Wine

Occasionally, you catch a flash of the sun on the windows, a fleeting hint that something magical is taking place on the North side of the Alpilles. Initially, the meandering road that leads to Château Romanin parallels the Aéro-Club de Saint-Rémy les Alpilles glider runway. The striking backdrop of limestone fingers, the …

READ MORE →
La maison de Line #St Remy @patricia_sands
Guest PostHotels Provence & Cote d'AzurStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

La maison de Line ~ Feel At Home in Saint-Remy-de-Provence

The following guest post on La maison de Line is a literary gift from Patricia Sands a seemingly tireless author and “possibilitarian.” Sands is a Francophile to the core, having recently completed her “Love in Provence” trilogy she is working on another novel based in the region. Is Provence calling you? It …

READ MORE →
Grape harvest in Provence #WinesofProvence @JillBarth
Jill BarthTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

The Grape Harvest in Provence

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: I’ve had the great pleasure of enjoying the wines of Château Romanin during my visits to Provence. I still remember drinking my first bottle during a rainy spring evening in little cafè called Le Marilyn in St. Rèmy de Provence…though I don’t recall the …

READ MORE →
Un Jour a la Campagne @IsabellaIbba
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLocal Food Producers in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Jam for is Not Just for Breakfast in Provence

Isabelle Jouhanneau makes her Un Jour à la Campagne jams the traditional way; in copper pots with fresh ingredients and no additives. Originally from the Alpes de Haute Provence, she is now settled in the Luberon close to Bonnieux. Jouhanneau spent some time in Morocco, where she ran a tea shop, and …

READ MORE →
Artist in the Market @CuriousProvence
Artists Inspired by ProvenceAshley TinkerLifestyle: Art & Culture

Artist at the Market: Grigore Dontu

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: My favourite painter that sells in Provençal markets is undoubtedly Grigore Dontu. This handsome Moldovian is a little camera shy (the mysterious silent type); however, since I see him so often (as I wander the markets so often) we’ve come to know each other. …

READ MORE →
St Remy #LocalsTips @frenchessence
Restaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & DrinkVicki Archer

“Where To” In Saint Rémy de Provence: #2

Contributor blog post by Vicki Archer: The most important “where to” in Saint Rémy de Provence is the most difficult to answer. Where to eat? The question everyone wants to know other than, “where to stay”. It doesn’t matter how familiar a place is, restaurants are a tough one to …

READ MORE →