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What are you putting in your wine cellar in 2018 from Provence?

Contributor blog post by Jerry Clark for Provence WineZine: Musings of a Wine Maven… A wine cellar can be defined in various ways. In its basic element, I define it as a place to stash wine. My first was a nine-bottle wooden rack placed at the back of a clothes closet …

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Tavel Rosé
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Meet Tavel Rosé: Beloved by Kings, Popes and Writers

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: I was delighted to learn Tavel rosé was a favorite of Ernest Hemingway. This rosé’s popularity and fame, though, predates my favorite author by centuries. In the 14th century, when the Popes resided in nearby Avignon, their cellar surely was  filled with Tavel alongside their …

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Gigondas views wine tasting
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Wine tasting at Domaine la Bouïssière and a Visit to Gigondas

Contributor blog post by Michel: Sablet is located between Séguret, a village classified as a “Plus Beaux Village de France,” to the north and Gigondas, a small village renown for its red wine to the south. From the road, Gigondas seems little more than a cluster of stone houses set …

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Clos-de-Caveau-in Vacqueras
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Decanter’s Man of the Year 2017 Steven Spurrier

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: Steven Spurrier, British bon vivant extraordinaire, was just named Decanter Man of the Year 2017. As handsome as he is smart, Spurrier has worn so many hats in the wine world that I am not sure space permits listing them all. Even Jim Stimpfig, …

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Provence rose wine by Provence Wine Zine
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Wine Spectator’s Best Value 2016 Wines From Provence

Contributor blog post by Jerry Clark @Provence WineZine: Musings of a Wine Maven: Something Corked about the Ratings? Earlier this month I spent a considerable amount of time perusing the new issue of Wine Spectator (Jan. 31 – Feb. 28, 2017). I love lists, and this edition’s cover caught my attention …

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Tavel and Salmon #RhoneValleyWines @Susan_PWZ
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Provençal Wine Pairings: Salmon and Tavel

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen @Provence WineZine: Four years ago, almost to the day, I was at a dinner party for which each of the eight guests was asked to bring a rosé to include in a blind tasting. The wines came from all around the world, and …

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Wine tasting in Tavel @CuriousProvence
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Accidental Wine Tasting and Day Out in Tavel

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Last week we had to drive to the Ardéche to buy our stone sink for the kitchen. On the way back, Robin thought it would be a good idea to take the scenic route through the Gard. We didn’t realise just how scenic the …

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Marc Perrin #Provence #Wines #RhoneValleyWines @Susan_PWZ
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Marc Perrin on the Importance of Terroir

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: This is an in-depth post that was previously published on the Provence WineZine. Susan Manfull had the opportunity to interview Marc Perrin the fifth-generation of the renowned family of winemakers (vigneron). We stood at the edge of his family’s vineyard at Château de Beaucastel, …

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