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A Recipe Collection from the South of France the Tastes of Provence – Recipe Index

There is no question that the food in Provence ranks highly in culinary circles for its “farm-to-table” style. The Mediterranean climate and arable soil are favourable towards the popular “eat local” philosophy. Produce found at authentic farmers’ markets follows the seasons, and fresh fruit arrives in waves during the harvest …

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Duck Breast and Roasted Pear Salad
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Tasty Duck, Roasted Pear and Spinach Salad Recipe

salad with the rich, sweet flavours of roasted duck breast and juicy pear comes in handy and let’s not forget the extra dose of green, much needed vitamins from the young spinach leaves and some fried red cabbage.

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Sophie Papiazan Artist #Ceramics @MIrabeauWine
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Sophie Papiazan, local ceramic artist

Contributor blog post by Victoria Koning @Mirabeau Wine: French artist Sophie Papazian graduated at the Fine Arts of Lyon in 1987 and pursued a career as a painter. In 2007 she discovered ceramics, and completed her studies at the School of Ceramics in Provence. Since then, she has been creating …

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Mirabeau Classic Rose #WInesofProvence @MirabeauWine
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Mirabeau Celebrates Gold Medal at IWC 2016

Contributor blog post by Stephen Cronk: Mirabeau Classic is one of only three rosés awarded Gold We are ridiculously excited here in Cotignac today – our Mirabeau Classic Rosé 2015 has been awarded a Gold Medal at this year’s International Wine Challenge, which is the world’s most respected blind-tasted wine …

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Sailing in the South of France @MirabeauWine
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Sailing in the South of France

Contributor blog post by Victoria Koning @MirabeauWine: The South of France is an adventurer’s paradise, with Cotignac being very well located. It’s pretty much an hour or two to any kind of activity you’d like to take part in; skiing in the Alps, water sports on the Mediterranean, hiking, climbing …

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Trond Moi wine tasting @MirabeauWine
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Cooking and Wine Tasting with Norwegian Chef Trond Moi

Contributor blog post by Victoria Koning @MirabeauWine: A couple of days a year, Trond Moi flies to the South of France to hold a ‘cours de cuisine‘ for a bunch of enthusiastic Norwegian guests staying at at Lou Marronie, one of the most beautiful manors in Cotignac. Trond Moi is …

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Cotignac Plane Trees @MirabeauWine
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Under the Platanes – French Plane Trees

Contributor blog post by Célia Gentaud @MirabeauWine: There’s nothing more magical on a hot summer’s day than enjoying a glass of chilled, dry rosé in the shade of a towering Plane tree in the square. The hub of most French villages, especially in Provence, Plane trees are symbolic of socialising and …

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Mirabeau Wine Give Away @MirabeauWine
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Mirabeau Wine Emerges from a Dream

Keep reading for details on a contest and giveaway! Media sources and reputable wine journals have published countless articles about “Team Cronk” a nickname often used for the Mirabeau Wine duo Stephen and Jeany Cronk. The wine industry is teeming with personal stories of joys and heartaches, tales that are …

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Her Forget Me Not Ex cover @SClaireWriter
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How Provence Inspired Sophie Claire’s Novel

The following article is by first-time novelist Sophie Claire. Enjoy the read! Although I’ve lived most of my life in England, my mother’s side of the family is French and we spoke French at home – so it wasn’t a surprise that I set my first novel, Her Forget-Me-Not Ex, …

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Mirabeau Wine #LaFolie #Weddings @MirabeauWine
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Provence Wedding Wine

Contributor blog post by Victoria Koning@ Mirabeau Wine Since our boutique opened in the heart of picturesque Cotignac, we’ve welcomed enquiries from brides and grooms around the world who are planning their dream wedding in Provence. The main question is which wine to drink with which course, and how does …

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