Blending roses from Provence at Mirabeau Wines
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Blending the Mirabeau Wines 2016 Vintage

Contributor blog post by Jeany Cronk @ Mirabeau Wines: I have talked about the crucial importance of blending several times before and good blending makes the difference between an average and a good wine. We take this task very seriously and spend a lot of time driving around selecting the …

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Etoile Rose by Mirabeau Wine
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A Pale Pink Star is born: Mirabeau Etoile

Contributor blog post by Jeany Cronk @Mirabeau Wine: It’s now three years since we first made Pure, so high time we put our minds to making a new addition to the Mirabeau stable of Rosés. We wanted a distinct personality for our new cuvée called Etoile – star in French- …

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Rose Research Centre
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Rosé Research Centre in Vidauban

Have you wondered why that delicious Provence rosé keeps you coming back for more? Unlike their sweeter, darker counterparts around the world, these pale pinks are being haled as seriously good, versatile wines. Not only are they incredibly refreshing on a hot summer’s day, but they’re also perfectly enjoyable in …

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Cotignac Rose Festival #WinesofProvence @MirabeauWine
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The First Ever Cotignac Rosé Festival

About a year ago I slowly began talking to the Mayor’s office about hosting a bijou village event, celebrating rosé and the summer spirit that’s so unique in our beautiful village of Cotignac. The idea is certainly not totally original and a handful of other villages host similar fêtes, yet …

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Mirabeau Wine Christmas magnum #WinesofProvence @MirabeauWine
Mirabeau WinesTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Should rosé wines be taken seriously?

There is an awful lot of rosé out there. Most wine regions of the world are jumping on the bandwagon and hoping that their pale-pink Provençal looky-likey wines will provide early $$ into their coffers (given that rosé is made from red grapes, many strapped producers, therefore, appreciate the revenues …

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Rosé Good Food Appetizers @MirabeauWine
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Rosé and good food: a heavenly match made in Provence

Since I can remember rosés have occupied the fun aperitif/pub by the river/swimming pool wine or perfect BBQ beverage slot, but only very few people have considered them with nicer foods or ordered a bottle at a restaurant. The reasons for this are many-fold, not least the fact that quality …

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Tips on pairing wine with food @MirabeauWine
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Wine Folly tips on pairing wine with food

Contributor blog post by Victoria Koning @Mirabeau Wine: Forget what you’ve learned about drinking white wine with white meats and red wine with red meats! In this video, Madeline Puckette shows us how the texture, dryness, acidity and the aromatics of a wine can be matched to the flavours we …

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@VinazurProvence #WinesofProvence @JillBarth
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Provence Rosés from VinAzur

The charms of authentic Provençal wine from top-quality, small-scale producers, most with sustainable practices in the vineyards…this is the VinAzur way of providing a taste of Provence. The Story of the Suitcase Wine We aren’t born knowing everything. I admit, there are times I’ve been naive, …Continue reading here for details …

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Pink grapefruit, roasted fennel and prawn salad @MirabeauWine
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Pink grapefruit, roasted fennel and prawn salad

Contributor blog post by Jeany Cronk @Mirabeau Wine: Summer’s finally around the corner, yippee, and so alfresco dining and picnics are back on our agendas. I can say without hesitation that a cool bottle of Mirabeau is the perfect partner for all that outdoor activity! I’ve always liked to bring …

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Tarte tartin aux tomates et olives @MirabeauWine
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Tomato Tart Tatin and Rosé from Provence

Tomato Tarte Tatin starter was so gorgeous on the eye that everyone who came to our Mirabeau lunch was already talking about it before they even sat down. It combines all the delicious flavours of Provence in a super-concentrated way

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