Provence Rosé Export Market
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Provence Rosé Still Pouring Strong in the Export Market

In a year marked by turbulence and an overall decrease in exports of French wine by as much as 5% in volume, Provence witnessed exports increase by nearly 6% in volume, making it the wine region posting the greatest growth abroad.  By comparison, Burgundy posted a 1.4% growth in the …

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Rosé Wines of Provence
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What’s Behind the Nose? Provence Rosé Wines

This article “Aromas in Rosé Not Found in Grapes” first appeared on Michèle Foster’s Think Pink Blog. Grapefruit, passionfruit, lemon zest … have you ever wondered how it’s possible to taste such a panoply of fruity aromas in Provence rosé that you don’t taste when you bite into a grape? …

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festive Christmas punch
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Festive Christmas Punch Recipe

The month of December is a special time of the year so why not toast the season with festive Christmas punch? This recipe by Virginia Bonvalet plays with the floral notes of our Etoile rosé.

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Experts Opinions Provence Rosé
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Serious or Not? Experts’ Opinions on Provence Rosé

During the long, hot days of Augusts past, coveted pink wine from Provence flowed so briskly that the greatest source of anxiety among millennials from the City was that supplies would dry up in The Hamptons. But can a wine category that has a reputation for easy drinking be considered …

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Mirabeau Rosé Poached Pears Fall Recipe
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Rosé Poached Pears a Fall Recipe

Rosé poached pears make an easy (and delicious) dessert whenever you find the ripe fruit in season.

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Souvenirs from Provence Chilled Rosé
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Provencal Rosé Online Course and 2020 Growing Season

As I write this article in early October, the harvest season is still underway in Provence, but I can already tell you that the 2020 season will go down as one of the most memorable in history! Harvest Labour In particular, sourcing harvesters has been particularly problematic because of the …

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Domaine Tempier Wine Estate
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Domaine Tempier Wine Estate in Bandol AOC

By Michel: I have wanted to visit Domaine Tempier, ever since the first time I read about the Bandol winery owned by the Peyraud family, in books authored by Richard Olney, Alice Waters and Kermit Lynch. Kermit Lynch the renown wine importer, was introduced to the Peyrauds by Richard Olney …

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Mirabeau Rosé Gin Valentine's Cocktails Pink Drinks
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Valentine’s Cocktails Pink Gin, Rosé and Pink Drinks

What are you serving for dinner on February 14th? Here is a 3-course Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu that is easy to prepare, but complicated enough to let that special someone know you care.  It’s no surprise that we suggest pairing the dishes with our Mirabeau Pure rosé. But, what about …

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Sea Bass Rosé Wine Commanderie de Peyrassol
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Sea Bass and Rosé a Wine Pairing fit for an Anniversary

Anniversaries are always worth celebrating, and in our house, that means a meal to suit the special day. However, the dilemma was what to serve with a Commanderie de Peyrassol rosé (2016)? Wine pairings are always a bit of a gamble. Will the wine stand-up to the food or overpower …

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Provence Etoile Rosé Cocktail Mirabeau Wine
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Provence Etoile Rosé for a no Shrinking Violet Cocktail

Mix our Etoile Rosé with the sweet and sour combination (recipe below) for a delicious sipping drink. Enjoy this selection of easy appetizer recipes along with your cocktails. Cheers!

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