Book Provencal Holiday Discovery Wine Tasting
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Book a Provencal Holiday Discovery Wine Cheese and Chocolate

Wine Cheese and Chocolate Even Santa and his elves would have a tough time creating this magical wine pairing experience at Domaine de Palerme. Book your Christmas holiday stay at this private home near Isle sur la Sorgue and enjoy a complimentary evening of Châteauneuf-du-Pape wine tasting. The evening includes …

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Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc
Provence WineZineTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

What Wine to Serve with Veal? Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc

Bien sûr! Well, it might not seem that obvious. When I was trying to think what I should make to pair with today’s wine – an un-oaked Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc from Château des Fines Roches – I looked at a list of suggested foods and nothing felt right. Pork. Chicken. Seafood. …

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Châteauneuf-du-Pape Wine Tour
Barefoot BloggerTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Finding the Perfect Châteauneuf-du-Pape Wine Tour

Châteauneuf-du-Pape Wine Tour When visitors to the south of France put “wine tour” at the top of their list of things to do, a Châteauneuf-du-Pape wine tour quickly comes to mind. The wine growing region that covers approximately 3,200 hectares (12.4 miles) of land in the Rhone valley is home …

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Salle Dufays Salon des Vins at Chateauneuf-du-Pape
Keith Van SickleTasteWines 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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Travel in Provence #ExploreProvence @SophiesProvence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreGuided 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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Jill BarthTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Winemaker: Bernard Duseigneur of Domaine Duseigneur

Today, we welcome a rendezvous with Bernard Duseigneur, winemaker at Domaine Duseigneur. The 30 hectare estate spans Châteauneuf du Pape, Côtes-du-Rhône Villages Laudun and Lirac. 17 weeks ago, I clicked on an Instagram photo of three bottles of wine from Châteauneuf du Pape. “Wonderful,” I commented. I’d love to try.” …

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Rhone Valley Wines @KristaBender
TasteWines 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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rhone valley road trip #ProvenceWines @JillBarth
Jill BarthTasteWines 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
TasteWines 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 BloggerExploreRoad Trips South of France

36 Hours of Wine and Roses in Provence

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 figure out some new road trips …

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