Château Grand Boise Vines
TasteVirginie Van Der WeesWines and Spirits of Provence

Understanding Vendanges the Grape Harvest in Provence

Recently, I met Ana Sofia, event manager at Château Grand Boise. The Château Grand Boise has existed since 1610. There is also a symbolic cuvée named “1610” created to commemorate the historic origins of the property. Ana Sofia and her husband took over the management of the estate in 2013 …

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Provence Grapevines November Winter Pruning
Guest PostTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Winter in Provence Means Pruning the Grapevines

This article “Winter Pruning: Why so Severe?” first appeared on Michèle Foster’s Think Pink Blog. Pruning: Out with the Old In wintertime, I find myself feeling a little sorry for the grapevines at the vineyards in Provence. The pruning looks severe, but we know that grapes grow on one-year-old wood. …

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Grape harvest in Provence #WinesofProvence @JillBarth
Jill BarthTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

The Grape Harvest in Provence

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: I’ve had the great pleasure of enjoying the wines of Château Romanin during my visits to Provence. I still remember drinking my first bottle during a rainy spring evening in little cafè called Le Marilyn in St. Rèmy de Provence…though I don’t recall the …

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Harvesting Grapes #WinesofProvence by @MirabeauWine
Maison Mirabeau WinesTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Harvest in Provence 2015 is a Corker

Contributor blog post by Mirabeau Wine: Harvest was over in many parts of Provence by late September. The winemakers that I have talked to are optimistic that the fruit from 2015 will produce great wine.  Here is what the gang at Mirabeau Wine has to say: It’s not even the …

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My first harvest early start #WinesofProvence #Harvest @RivieraGrape
TasteThe Riviera GrapevineWines and Spirits of Provence

2015 Harvest on the French Riviera Highlights

Contributor blog post by Chrissie McClatchie: Vintage 2015 is well and truly underway along the French Riviera and Liguria. There have been some stunning photos appear on social media which I have been sharing over on my Facebook page; in case you have missed them, here are some of the highlights …

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