Christmas Wine Christmas Cocktails with Rose Mirabeau Winery
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Here are 6 Reasons Why Rosé Is The Perfect Christmas Wine

Contributor blog post by Mirabeau Wine: ‘Tis the season to be jolly, and what better way to do that than indulging in some delicious wines. Now, there’s a certain stigma when it comes to rosé that it should only be enjoyed during the summer, but in actual fact this couldn’t …

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Wine Rolle vermentino
Provence WineZineTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Provençal Wine You Say Rolle, and I Say Vermentino

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: There is no need to call the whole thing off, because we are both right; Rolle and Vermentino grapes are one and the same. The Italians make Vermentino, while those of you in Provence sip Rolle. I truly wish I had a bottle of …

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Bandol Rosé Goat Cheese Pairing
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Bandol Rosé and Goat Cheese Provençal Pairings for Summer Nights

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen: While summer isn’t the only season to drink rosé, it is incredibly refreshing on a hot summer evening… and that is something we know well in Tucson. Sometimes, it is so hot in the evening (lately, our temperatures have been hovering at 115°F …

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Coronado Island beach
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Enjoying a Southern California Taste of Provence Menu With Friends

Occasionally, there are opportunities to connect with contributors in person, outside of “Perfectly Provence.” This week was one of those times. Provencal Connections in California On what was a bit like speed dating trip in Southern California my hubby and I drove to San Diego for one evening. The hook for …

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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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La Source Gabriel #WinePairing #WinesofProvence @Susan_PWZ
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Provençal Pairings: Wine with Food It’s a Family Affair

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen @ Provence WineZine: It isn’t often – at least, I don’t think it is – that I get to taste a premier vintage from a vineyard. But that is exactly what I did this week. It’s a new wine from a debut vineyard, yet created …

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Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise @Susan_PWZ #WinesofProvence
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Provençal Pairings: Wine with Food Muscat Love

Contributor blog post by Provence WineZine: It’s been twelve months of Provençal wine and food pairings now, and I imagine you have seen some patterns. I love pairing special meals with special wines, and sharing the experiences with special people. Which makes me chuckle when I think of how the …

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Crumble aux Poulet and Fouques #WineParing #Wines #Provence @Susan_PWZ
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Provençal Pairings: Wine with Food

By Susan Manfull I love arriving at a dinner party knowing that it isn’t going to be a “state affair.” I want to relax – from the apéros to the dessert – and none of it need be fancy, especially the food and wine. (N.B. I still want crystal, silver, …

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Rasteau Wine Provence Wines @Susan_PWZ
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Provençal Pairings: Rasteau Wine with Food

By Provence WineZine When you have a 2006 Côtes du Rhône in the wine rack, you don’t just serve it with anything, especially if it is a Rasteau. This is a wine for certainty, not a wine you pull when you’re serving a frozen dinner. (Okay, I know anyone who …

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