Provençal Red Wine Pairing Domaine Pey Blanc Instinct Porcini-Rubbed Steak
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Provençal Red Wine Pairing with Porcini-Rubbed Steak

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: Sometimes you want it rough. You’re not in the mood for refined and elegant, or complex and silky. You might be serving a mixed grill or even just a simple steak. You want a good, solid, edgy wine. That was the case for this month’s …

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Spicy Shrimp Côtes du Rhône Rosé Pairing
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Spicy Shrimp Côtes du Rhône Rosé Pairing and Lucky Match

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen: I’m a typical Virgo. I am very particular about things – from the color of my socks, to the route I drive to and from work. I would say that I am deliberate, especially when it comes to food and wine. I don’t do …

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Gold Medal Wine Fleur de L'Amaurigue
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What to Eat with Gold Medal Wine Fleur de L’Amaurigue

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen for Provence WineZine: It almost feels like cheating…When you prepare for a wine pairing, and you go into it knowing that the wine has already won a Gold at the Concours Général Paris or, as it is known colloquially, the Oscars of wine, your …

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White Côtes du Rhône Wine Pairing with Calamari
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White Côtes du Rhône Wine Pairing with Calamari

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen for Provence WineZine When Susan and Alex were here in December, we went on a bit of a (wine) shopping spree. Shocking, right? One of the wines we bought was a 2015 Le Caillou from Le Clos du Caillou in the Côtes du Rhône …

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Château d’Esclans Provencal Wine Angel Rock Whispering
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Château d’Esclans Provençal Wine Pairing Angels with Fish Boulettes

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen for Provence WineZine: When in the company of angels, you had better plan a decent meal. Right? Whispering Angel and Rock Angel are the first two of four wines from Château d’Esclans. The next two up the ladder are Les Clans and Garrus. While I …

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Duck Red Wine Pairing Chateau La Mascaronne
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Duck and Château La Mascaronne a Wine Pairing made for Friends

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen for Provence WineZine: It has been literally years since Susan and I shared a meal and a bottle of wine… or some number of bottles of wine, if we are going to be honest. But, in the beginning of December, she and her daughter …

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ôtes du Rhône White Wine Shrimp Pairing
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Côtes du Rhône White Wine with Shrimp Tasty Provençal Wine Pairings

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen for Provence WineZine: I found the following on the British blog Golly’s Wine Drops: “Léon Perdigal Côtes-du-Rhône Blanc ’15 has a full on hipster collection of grapes in it… So cool you’ve never heard of half of them. It doesn’t hold any truck …

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Belleruche Chapoutier Rosé Peaches Dessert
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Provençal Pairings: Rosé and Peaches for Dessert

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen for Provence WineZine: I saw a display of Belleruche rosé at my local upscale grocery store. It was new to me and from a region I trust, thus it caught my attention. I was surprised to see it priced at $8.99, so I …

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Rune Rosé Wine Provencal Braised Chicken Recipe
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Pairing Arizona Rune Rosé with Provencal Braised Chicken

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen for Provence WineZine: There I was, minding my own business, sipping a Provence rosé at Revel (wine bar) in Tucson with friends celebrating their engagement. I chose the rosé, of course, and mentioned to server that I was a big rosé fan. By coincidence, the rep …

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Acquiesce Vineyards Belle Blanc Wine Pairing
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Provençal Wine Pairings: Beauty and Acquiesce Vineyards Belle Blanc

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen for Provence WineZine: A little over two years ago, I fell in love with a blonde bombshell – a white Châteauneuf-du-Pape. I was somewhat in awe of this wine, and never dreamed I would see its doppelgänger here on these shores. But, as …

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