Sipping in St Remy Sampling Orange Wine by Domaine Henri Milan
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If you’re not currently living in London, New York, Paris or Japan you may not have heard of orange wine or even biodynamic wine for that matter. We were first introduced to this type of wine five (5) years ago, while living in London, at the Terroir biodynamic wine bars. Robin is absolutely crazy for this liquid delight.
Continue reading here to learn about Domaine Henri Milan, a family-run vineyard located just outside of St Remy de Provence. The vines are in the Alpilles, but Henri Milan is a trendsetter winemaker who continues to experiment with grape varieties and natural techniques. The wine is available online, or at the boutique on site. Ashley recommends visiting on a Friday afternoon for wine tasting and a chance to chat with some locals who appreciate Henri Milan wines.
How to find the vineyard?
Domaine Henri Milan
Via Aurelia – La Galine
13210 – Saint Remy de Provence
Tel: +33 (0) 4 90 92 12 52
Open Monday – Saturday 9:30 – 12h and 14:30 – 19h
Winemakers in the Alpilles:
The Lady Wine Makers of Les Baux de Provence. It was a rainy October morning when I met with a group of ladies representing the women of les Vignerons des Baux-de-Provence, in the Alpilles. The damp weather provided a moment of reprieve for this group with the grape harvest completed, fermentation underway, and it was too wet to pick olives.
12 Reasons to Visit the Vineyards of Les Baux de Provence. Launched in 1995, Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée (AOC) Les Baux de Provence was a bold step for a dozen winemakers. They joined forces in an attempt to carve out a unique identity in the ocean of mediocre (at the time) Provencal wine.
Chateau Romanin Dedicated to Provence’s Long History of Wine. A discrete sign indicates the direction to Château Romanin, the circuitous, unpaved route to the boutique and wine cave, which hug the base of these impressive cliffs. Chateau Romanin is a relatively new wine domaine. The biodynamic cultivation of grapes and olives began as a commercial operation in 1988.