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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Chateau la Nerthe Christian Voeux #ChateauneufduPape @LostinProvence
Lost in ProvenceTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Château La Nerthe an Interview with Christian Voeux

Episode 5 of “Lost in Provence” is a wonderful journey into the world of winemaking. In this episode, we head to Château La Nerthe to meet up with master winemaker Christian Voeux. Christian shares his more than 40 years of wine-making experience …Continue reading here for the story of Ken …

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Chateauneuf du Pape #RhoneWines @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in ProvenceRoad Trips South of France

36 Hours of Wine and Roses in Provence

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: If the Barefoot Blogger didn’t live so close to Provence, I’d stress about where to go and what to see if I had only 36 hours to visit. Cousin Judy from Arizona spent two weeks with me this summer giving me a chance 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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Chateaunef du Pape #Provence #WinesofProvence @PJAdams10
Pamela PJ AdamsTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Châteauneuf-du-Pape Out of This World Wine

About seven miles north of Avignon in beautiful Provence, sits the opulent vineyard and enclave known as Châteauneuf-du-Pape. It was French Pope John XXII who built a cooler summer residence among his vines when he couldn’t stand the heat of his main papal castle in Avignon. Keep reading to find …

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Chateauneuf-du-Pape Domaine Chante Cigale @Susan_PWZ
Provence WineZineTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Provençal Pairings: Wine with Food Domaine Chante Cigale

By Provence WineZine The Blonde Bombshell Winery: Domaine Chante Cigale Cuvée: Châteauneuf-du-Pape Until Susan sent me this bottle, I had never even heard of a white Châteauneuf-du-Pape. She was very excited for me to try it and, in fact, asked me to move my intended March pairing to April. I asked …

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Châteauneuf Wine Fest
Taste: Food & DrinkThe Provence PostWines and Spirits of Provence

Big Châteauneuf Wine Fest April 11 and 12

By Julie Mautner The Printemps de Châteauneuf-du-Pape festival, now in its sixth year, is a festive rite of spring for wine lovers here in the South of France. This year it’s Saturday and Sunday, April 11 and 12, with a special day on Monday April 13 (9:30 am to 2:30 …

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