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What are you putting in your wine cellar in 2018 from Provence?

Contributor blog post by Jerry Clark for Provence WineZine: Musings of a Wine Maven… A wine cellar can be defined in various ways. In its basic element, I define it as a place to stash wine. My first was a nine-bottle wooden rack placed at the back of a clothes closet …

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touring Châteauneuf du Pape vineyards
Philippe GoninetTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Learn More About Touring Around Châteauneuf du Pape

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: As you understood from my former post, organising your touring day in Châteauneuf du Pape can prove a bit challenging. Just back from a “in depth” 3 days tour in Châteauneuf du Pape we organised for wine lovers, here is some more information about …

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Salle Dufays Salon des Vins at Chateauneuf-du-Pape
Keith Van SickleTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

The Salon des Vins at Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Want to taste some of the world’s greatest wines for just 10 euro?  Then come to the Salon des Vins in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. The 8th annual Salon takes place on on Saturday and Sunday, April 8 and 9, 2017.  It’s an opportunity to taste some fabulous wines in a relaxed setting. …

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Acquiesce white Chateauneuf-du-pape @susan_pwz #TastesofProvence
Provence WineZineTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

It all Started with a White Châteauneuf du Pape

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: When I attended the Wine Bloggers conference in in mid-August in Lodi, California—one of the largest appellations in California and one intricately tied to Old Vine Zinfandel wines—I did not expect to visit a winery dedicated to producing Rhône style white wines. But, there …

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Travel in Provence #ExploreProvence @SophiesProvence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday Tours

Getting to Know Rhone Valley Wine and Food with Travel in Provence

Sophie Bergeron began developing her palette early on, at four years old, when her grandfather first introduced her to wine tasting. Sophie’s grandfather ran a vineyard in Algeria before immigrating to France in 1962; she tell us that “He loved the grape concentrations in Mediterranean style wines.” It seems that …

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Rhone Valley Wines @KristaBender
Krista BenderTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Wines of the Rhone Valley

Contributor blog post by Krista Bender: I am just back from exploring the vineyards of the Rhone Valley…. I adventured with my classmates to some of the top vineyards in Hermitage, Chateauneuf-du-Pape and Avignon. It was a beautiful 73 degrees and sunny in the alpes ….nothing better than wine tasting …

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Bonneau #Chateauneufdupape #Wines @Susan_PWZ
Provence WineZineTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Henri Bonneau Le Dernier Adieu

Contributor blog post by Jerry Clark @Provence WineZine: I arrived at No. 35 Rue Joseph Duclos just in time to watch five men, led by son Marcel Bonneau, carry the casket of legendary winemaker Henri Bonneau (1938 – 2016) from his long-time home across the street to the 11th-century church Nôtre-Dame-de-l’Assomption. …

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Chateauneuf du Pape Salon des Vins @ProvencePost
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Châteauneuf Wine Festival is April 2 – 3

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner:  The weekend wine festival called Printemps de Châteauneuf-du-Pape, now in its seventh year, is a festive rite of spring here in the South of France. This year it’s Saturday and Sunday, April 2 and 3, with a special day on Monday April 4 (9:30 am to 2:30 pm) for …

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rhone valley road trip #ProvenceWines @JillBarth
Jill BarthTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

A Rhône Valley Road Trip

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: I love, adore, gobble, guzzle, stockpile and yak about Rhone reds. I find them to be incredibly drinkable and a compelling source of wine fascination. If only lightly familiar with French wines, Champagne or Burgundy probably pop into your mind when conversation turns to …

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Adissat’s Chateauneuf-du-Pape cuvee Gabrielle 2011 @Susan_PWZ
Provence WineZineTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

A Chateauneuf-du-Pape in Honor of Pope Francis

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: Since the arrival of Pope Francis in Washington, D.C. and his stirring address to Congress—rousing all but the most lackluster members of this elite audience—I have been riveted by his words to each of the disparate groups he would go on to meet. No …

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