Rose in Provence #VinsdeProvence @JillBarth
Jill BarthTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

A Provençal Wine Road Trip

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: This post was part of Jill’s #12daysofwine blog series, in case you need an excuse to drink wine. You’ll sleep better tonight knowing there is a Center for Rosé Research. Where else but Provence? The center provides training, educational materials, conferences & tastings in …

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Mirabeau Wine Give Away @MirabeauWine
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Mirabeau Wine Emerges from a Dream

Keep reading for details on a contest and giveaway! Media sources and reputable wine journals have published countless articles about “Team Cronk” a nickname often used for the Mirabeau Wine duo Stephen and Jeany Cronk. The wine industry is teeming with personal stories of joys and heartaches, tales that are …

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Mirabeau Wine #LaFolie #Weddings @MirabeauWine
Mirabeau WinesTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Provence Wedding Wine

Contributor blog post by Victoria Koning@ Mirabeau Wine Since our boutique opened in the heart of picturesque Cotignac, we’ve welcomed enquiries from brides and grooms around the world who are planning their dream wedding in Provence. The main question is which wine to drink with which course, and how does …

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How to make Rose #WinesofProvence @MirabeauWine
Mirabeau WinesTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

How is rosé wine made in Provence

Contributor blog post by Mirabeau Wine: Rosé wine in Provence is made using red grapes, serious timing and oodles of expertise. Interestingly, Provence rosé started life as a by-product of red wine. It was originally made by bleeding off the pale juice so that the rest of the tank would create …

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Jill BarthTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Mirabeau en Provence Final Assemblage of 2015 Rosés

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: Mirabeau en Provence wines come with an inspiring story. The label’s founders, Stephen and Jeany Cronk, realized their dream of opening a winery in Provence when they resettled in Cotignac in 2009. …Continue reading here for the details on how the Mirabeau team took …

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Rosé for summer #VinsdeProvence @LizGabayMW
Elizabeth GabayTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Rosé Wine for the Pool or Beach

Contributor blog post by Liz Gabay: At this time of year, how often we think of holidays full of sunshine and leisure with beautiful bronzed people relaxing by or in the swimming pool or on a beach with a glass of wine or an exotic cocktail. The Côte d’Azur has …

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Rosé #WinesofProvence @LizGabayMW
Elizabeth GabayTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Premium Rosé Tasting #poshpinks15

For the 3rd year running, Richard Bampfield MW and  Jean Christophe Mau of Chateau Brown from Bordeaux, have held a tasting of premium rosés (£15 and over)  in London. My tasting results of my top 18 will appear in the September 2015 edition of Decanter’s Expert Choice (out 5 August 2015). Find out …

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Rose Food Matching @RivieraGrape #WinesofProvence
Taste: Food & DrinkThe Riviera GrapevineWines and Spirits of Provence

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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rosés of Coteaux Varois-en-Provence #WinesofProvence via @LizGabayMW
Elizabeth GabayTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

2014 rosés of Coteaux Varois-en-Provence

At the annual Coteaux Varois tasting (13 April 2015), set in the beautiful gardens of a former monastery, at Alain Ducasse’s restaurant at the Abbaye de la Celle in Brignoles, and next door to the Maison des Vins de Coteaux Varois, 45 local domaines had their stands set out showing their …

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Coteaux-daix-en-provence #WinesofProvence @LizGabay
Elizabeth GabayTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Rosé Wines from Coteaux-de-Aix

Elizabeth Gabay recently attended the official 2014 vintage tasting of the wines of Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence. This appellation maybe small at 4000ha, but there are 67 domaines and 12 cooperatives.  To learn more about the region and Elizabeth’s thoughts on the 2014 vintage wines from the 34 producers at the event …

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