Sable de Camargue winery Wines Provence @bfblogger2015
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Sable de Camargue A Most Unusual Place for a French Vineyard

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: This article was previously published by Insiders Abroad. Our Barefoot Blogger describes how she was exploring the wild, natural landscape of the Camargue and “stumbled” across the wines that fall into the “Sable de Camargue” category. Flamingos and Tidewater: A Most Unusual Place for a …

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Cotignac Rose Festival #WinesofProvence @MirabeauWine
Maison Mirabeau WinesTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

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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Chateau la Nerthe Chateauneuf-du-Pape Provence
TasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Will Provence Wines be part of Andres Iniesta’s Life After Football

Winemaking as a second career? Stephen and Jeany Cronk packed up their life in the United Kingdom and moved to Provence with a dream to make a new style of rosé under their brand Mirabeau Wine. Lisa and Johann Pepin moved from corporate careers in Chicago to run les Pastras an agricultural operation …

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Coq au Vin Tastes Provence @CocoaandLavender
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French Bistro Coq au Vin

The epitome of classic French dishes, slow roasted braised chicken in a deep rich red wine sauce teeming with wild mushrooms and bacon (lardon).

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Mas de la Dame Wines of Provence Les Alpilles AOP Les Baux de Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

The Lady Wine Makers of Les Baux de Provence

Running mostly from east to west Provence’s small Alps – les Alpilles – are a small mountain chain, approximately 30km in length. The highest peak is not quite 500m above sea level, yet this outcropping holds almost mythical status in the region. These jagged limestone spires protected our ancient ancestors …

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Grape Stomp @LesPastras @Susan_PWZ
Modern TrobadorsTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Stomp Some Grapes in Provence at Les Pastras

If you are in Provence and looking for something different to do—in between touring Roman ruins and visiting hilltop villages—I’ve got the answer: Kick off your shoes, climb into a huge oak barrel filled with grapes, and start stomping. That’s what Provence WineZine photographer Pamela O’Neill and I did earlier …

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Notre Dame at sunset #Marseille #ExploreProvence @PerfProvence
ExploreGuest PostRoad Trips South of France

What to do on your trip to Provence France

France is a beautiful country, with so much to see and do. With plenty of delicacies and excellent cuisine to indulge in along with the fabulous wine that is produced in the country, as well as a huge selection of tourist destinations to explore, there is plenty to do on …

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Daube Provencal #Recipe @CuriousProvence
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A Spicy Twist on Daube à la Provençal

Daube – Provence’s answer to Beef Bourguignon. This is a perfect recipe for a crisp autumn day or winter meal. Serve with a baguette and simple green salad, and of course some Provencal wine.

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Favourite Wine Bars Cave de la Tour #Nice06 @RivieraGrape
Restaurant RecommendationsTasteThe Riviera Grapevine

Ask A Local: Favourite Wine Bars on the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Chrissie McClatchie: I have a wonderful network here on the Côte d’Azur of locals who are a fountain of knowledge when it comes to cool, trendy places to visit, away from the usual traveller hot spots. So I thought it was time to start sharing some of these …

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Rhone Valley Wines @KristaBender
Krista BenderTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Wines of the Rhone Valley

Contributor blog post by Krista Bender: I am just back from exploring the vineyards of the Rhone Valley…. I adventured with my classmates to some of the top vineyards in Hermitage, Chateauneuf-du-Pape and Avignon. It was a beautiful 73 degrees and sunny in the alpes ….nothing better than wine tasting …

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