Chateau la Coste Vineyard
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Chateau La Coste New Discoveries at the Vineyard

It has been almost two decades since Anne-Marie Simons and her husband Oscar decided to uproot their Washington, D.C. lifestyle and spend their retirement years in the South of France. They eliminated other alternatives (continents, countries and cities) and chose Aix-en-Provence for its “quality of life.” The city’s attractive combination …

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Artist Ai Weiwei at Chateau la Coste
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Plan to Visit the Artist Ai Weiwei Installation at Chateau La Coste

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Permanent installation by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei at Chateau La Coste It’s entitled Ruyi Path after the ceremonial sceptre that symbolises power and good fortune in Chinese history; and the artist has followed the shape of the sceptre for a new pathway that weaves between the trees of …

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Taste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Blending Wine and Art at Chateau La Coste in Provence

After a four-course cooking class, we visited Chateau La Coste. The La Coste vineyard is located outside of Aix-en-Provence and owned by a wealthy Irishman. Find out about the vine, the art and the architecture at Ginger and Nutmeg’s blog post: Blending Wine and Art at Chateau La Coste in Provence.  

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Tasha Powell Cooking with a French Twist
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Foodie Tasha Powell Shares Her Perfectly Provence

Tasha Powell says she reinvented herself after a corporate career in product development for sporting goods. That might not be entirely accurate. It could be that Tasha is finally allowing her Francophile foodie to rule the day. From Allentown, Pennsylvania and Penn State University to living in Provence while she …

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Samantha Mureau Trendline Europe
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Samantha Mureau Designing a Perfectly Provence

Samantha Mureau’s career in search of the latest fashion and style trends brought her to Europe on too many occasions to count. Now, she runs Trendline Europe from Aix en Provence in the South of France. You can read more about Samantha and Discovering Designers an event that she recently …

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Chateau la Coste a Go Casual for Lunch

Chateau la Coste beckoned! It has been at least two years since my last visit to the vineyard owned by Paddy McKillen, an Irishman with a love for Provence, wine and contemporary art and architecture. I made up for my lack of attendance with two lunchtime visits this summer.

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