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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Vaison Danses Vaison la Romaine
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLifestyle: Art & CultureWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Vaison Danses One of Many reasons to Visit Charming Vaison La Romaine

Dancing Under the Stars On a warm July evening, the setting sun kisses the Rhone Valley grapevines good-night as dancers perform in a 7000-seat Roman theatre. No, you are not dreaming. For 22 years, the Vaison Danses festival brings together international dancers to perform for audiences in the Vaucluse. This …

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Chêne Bleu Extreme Wine La Verrière @perfectlyprovence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Chêne Bleu Extreme Wine Skills Improvement in Provence

This article “Immersed in Wine” was previously published in Sommelier India (October-November, 2015). Sommelier India is India’s first and premier magazine dedicated to wine and wine lovers. Filled with news, feature articles, wine profiles and the culture surrounding wine, Sommelier India is written by international and Indian writers, wine experts and …

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Winemaker Chapoutier Braille Wine Labels
Jill BarthTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Pioneering Winemaker Chapoutier puts Braille on their Wine Label

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: In early 2016, M. Chapoutier purchased Château des Ferrages, located in Provence between Aix-en-Provence and Saint-Maximin near the commune of Pourcieux. Ferrages produces Côtes-de-Provence AOP and Côtes-de-Provence Saint-Victoire AOP wines, including a portfolio of red, white, and rosé wines. …Continue reading here to learn about …

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Ladies Wine France dames-de-coeur-de-loire @JillBarth
Jill BarthTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

The Ladies of Wine. Learn How French Women Collaborate in the Wine Industry

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: Women are under-represented in the wine industry – collaboration groups offer remedies. There is a movement in the French wine industry, one in which winemakers and associated pros are considered keepers of the culture. Women across the country – from Champagne to Provence and Bordeaux …

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Wine Cellar Wines Provence
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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
Our House in ProvenceTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

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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