Provencal White Wine with Salmon
David Scott AllenTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Try this Provencal White Wine with Salmon

As we turn our thoughts to spring, some foods and wines come to mind immediately. On the food side of things, my mind turns to spring vegetables: asparagus, peas, and fava beans. For wine, I find it time to leave the wintry red wines for a while and focus on …

Cote de Provence #WinesofProvence @LizGabayMW
Elizabeth GabayTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Côtes de Provence Pierrefeu Rosé 2015

Contributor blog post by Liz Gabay MW: In 2013, the 4th sub-appellation of Côtes de Provence, Côtes de Provence Pierrefeu, was announced for red and rosé wines, adding to La Londe, Ste Victoire and Fréjus. Launching a new appellation is no easy process.This took some ten years, which is not …

Rallye Sainte Victoire Cotes de Provence
AixcentricTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Popular Wine Rally – Sainte-Victoire

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: This event, being held this year on Saturday 17th October, gets booked up early so don’t delay! 2015 sees the 10th anniversary of the awarding of AOP to this attractive area which you will explore as you drive from cave to vineyard following clues – …

Old vines with Ste Victoire in the background @LizGabayMW #WinesofProvence
Elizabeth GabayTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Sub-appellations of Côtes de Provence: Sainte Victoire

Provence is divided by ranges of mountains running parallel to the sea and by the valleys which cut through these mountains, taking rivers to the sea. In historic times these valleys served as corridors of communication. The valley to the east of Aix is no exception as the medieval walled town …