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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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Will Travel for Wine @JillBarth
Jill BarthTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Will Travel for Wine

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: L’occasion Passport: what it means to me to move around the world to taste wine and meet winemakers. Contagious: The Travel Bug One of my early wine tasting trips was to a little town in Northwestern Illinois called Galena. Galena is one of those …

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Wine Tasting Coteaux d'Aix @LizGabayMW
Elizabeth GabayTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Rosé 2015 Tasting from Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence

Contributor blog post by Elizabeth Gabay: On a cold grey blustery day in early April, I made my way to the Salon du Millesime 2015 Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence held at the Hotel Renaissance in Aix-en-Provence. This is the only one of the repertoire of Provence tastings which takes place in the …

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Wine Tasting Coteaux Varois @LizGabayMW
Elizabeth GabayTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Tasting of Côteaux Varois en Provence Rosé 2015

Contributor blog post by Elizabeth Gabay MW: Mid-April saw the round of tastings introducing the new 2015 Provence wine vintage came to a close with that for Côteaux Varois en Provence. Held in a beautiful location, it is the prettiest and most enjoyable of all the tastings. …Continue reading here for details …

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Provence wine tasting @JillBarth
Jill BarthTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Provence in the City: Simply Provence Wines

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: I attended Provence in the City, hosted by Vins de Provence. Over 25 winemakers met with wine industry and media folks at the Public Hotel’s historic Pump Room in Chicago. It was a gorgeous spring-like day in typically chilly-in-February Chicago. The afternoon’s wine was offered …

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

How the Price of Wine Affects our Taste

Contributor blog post by Victoria Koning @MirabeauWine: I have been drinking wine for decades, but only in recent years have I really started tasting it. Looking at the colour, swirling the liquid nectar in my glass, sniffing the aromas deeply, taking a sip and swirling it in my mouth, letting …

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Christmas @RivieraGrape
Taste: Food & DrinkThe Riviera GrapevineWines and Spirits of Provence

Christmas in Provence’s Vineyards – 2015 Events, Dates and Locations

Contributor blog post by Chrissie McClatchie: Looking for an alternative to gluhwein and gingerbread this festive season? Or simply looking for a chance to find your festive spirit? Luckily, as with every year, numerous events are taking place throughout the vineyards of Provence to help us get into the Christmas …

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Riviera wine tastings #WinesofProvence @RivieraGrape
Taste: Food & DrinkThe Riviera GrapevineWines and Spirits of Provence

Top 5 Tutored Riviera Wine Tastings

Contributor blog post by Chrissie McClatchie: A question and answer to kick off this weekend. Q: Apart from the vineyards themselves, where are the best spots to go wine tasting on the French Riviera and in Liguria? A: As you’d expect from the world’s top two wine-producing countries…Continue reading here Via:: …

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L’Escalet St Tropez #StTropez @RivieraGrape
Explore: Travel in ProvenceRebecca WhitlockeStay Fit in Provence

Pilates and wine tasting weekends St Tropez

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: If you’re looking to refresh and refocus after summer, head to St Tropez where there are two high-demand Pilates and wine tasting weekends scheduled at a stunning villa. The villa is in L’Escalet, which is about 20 minutes from St Tropez centre and in …

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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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