Rose Food Matching @RivieraGrape #WinesofProvence
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The Art of Wine Pairing: A Bouquet of Rosés for Asian Cuisine

Contributor blog post by Chrissie McClatchie: It’s officially summer and, in case you haven’t noticed, the world appears to have awoken to the virtues of our favourite pink drink along the Riviera, rosé! Whilst we know from practice just how well a glass of chilled rosé goes with local provençal …

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Unique Grapes of the Alpes Maritimes #ProvenceWines @RivieraGrape
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Unique Grapes of the Alpes-Maritimes

By Chrissie It’s a story I’ve heard a few times now. Visitors arrive in Nice. Ask restaurant for a bottle of local wine. “So you’ll be wanting a rosé from Provence?” Considering that, for most people, their only chance to discover the wines of Nice and surrounds Explore this Post …

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Bellet-Vines #Provence #Wines @RivieraGrape
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Autumn in the Bellet Vines

By Chrissie An Afternoon in the Bellet Vines in photos by Javiera Ramirez Discover the vineyards of Bellet in their their full Autumn splendour – The post Autumn in the Bellet Vines appeared first on Explore this Post Via:: The Riviera Grapevine       

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Do-it-Yourself Bellet Wine Tour

By Chrissie One of the most common search terms which brings visitors to this blog is Bellet wine tours (or variants on the theme). It’s also the subject that I receive the most emails and messages about. It’s fantastic to see that so many people coming to Nice want to …

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Chateau la Coste a Go Casual for Lunch

Chateau la Coste beckoned! It has been at least two years since my last visit to the vineyard owned by Paddy McKillen, an Irishman with a love for Provence, wine and contemporary art and architecture. I made up for my lack of attendance with two lunchtime visits this summer.

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It’s Time to Make the Wine

By Deborah It’s time to make wine in France. Remember the TV ad for Dunkin’ Donuts: “It’s time to make the donuts!”  It’s time to make wine in France. Unusually cool weather over the summer months caused a late grape harvest. (“La vendange”) Explore this Post Via:: Barefoot Blogger       

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Wednesday’s Wine: Reporting from the Riviera (part 1)

By PestoPistou As you may have gathered, we spent some time on the Riviera last week and before leaving home I had booked in visits to a couple of my favourite vineyards. Cue much yawning from the children. So this Wednesday’s Wine post describes how we got on at Saint …

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Provence Lifestyle by accident or was it fate?

When my widowed mum announced that she was moving to France we all assumed that she would settle in Brittany or Normandy – places she had visited many times with my father. Within easy reach of the UK and her beloved granddaughter the north of France seemed sensible. My strong-willed …

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Exploring Local Vineyards: Useful Press Kit and a One-day Rally

By aixcentric Saturday 20th September is the deadline for enrolling for the Sainte-Victoire Wine Rally which is great fun. But just before I post details of that, here is something interesting that I have just found which should appeal to wine-lovers in Aix. It’s a 17 page press kit, in …

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Domaine Rouge-Bleu Grape Heaven in Provence

Their eyes connected on a train headed towards the Champagne region. Before the weekend filled with bubbles supplied by the cellars of Krug and Dom Pérignon was over, Caroline Jones a proud Australian, and French native Thomas Bertrand had uncorked a little sparkle. Their long-distance romance bloomed and the now-married …

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