VinAzur #Wines #Nice @KristaBender
Krista BenderTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

What is VinAzur

Contributor blog post by Krista Bender: It is about that time to start thinking about sitting on the French Riviera with a glass of Rose in hand… I have just discovered an amazing company that I want to make known. A company of discovery in my favorite topic these days….WINE! VinAzur …

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Monoco Passport to Provence @JillBarth
Jill BarthTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Monoco: Passport to Pleasure

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: BEFORE A TRIP, PEOPLE OFTEN ASK, ” ARE YOU TRAVELING FOR BUSINESS OR PLEASURE?”. IF YOUR BUSINESS IS PLEASURE, YOU GO TO MONACO. My recent trip to Monaco was a Monte Carlo stop on a short road trip from the Alpilles region in Provence …

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Wines of Les Baux #WinesofProvence @JillBarth
Jill BarthTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Wines of Les Baux-de-Provence to Enjoy with Steak Frites

This month we celebrate Wine Pairing Weekend (#wineWP) with a declaration of our indulgence on Open That Bottle Night (#OTBN), an evening set aside to encourage wine lovers to pop open a bottle that’s been considered “too special” to drink on a regular night. The event was first celebrated in …

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Provence wine tasting @JillBarth
Jill BarthTasteWines 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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VinAzur @VinAzurProvence
TasteThe Riviera GrapevineWines and Spirits of Provence

Where to Buy Wine on the French Riviera: VinAzur

Contributor blog post by Chrissie @Riviera Grapevine: Last year I sat out an entire vintage due to my pregnancy (it was easily worth it, of course, and I’ve been catching up since baby grape’s arrival). Just because I wasn’t drinking, however, didn’t mean I didn’t go out and it was …

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Prose rose @LizGabayMW
Elizabeth GabayTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Rosé Pink and Azur Blue – The Launch of a New Brand for the Côte d’Azur

I was intrigued when I first saw the publicity for a rosé wine bearing an image of the iconic chaise bleu of the Promenade des Anglais on Nice’s Côte d’Azur waterfront. The launch of this new label Prose was at the lovely Plage Beau Rivage, by the Promenade des Anglais in …

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How to drink rose #WinesofProvence @MirabeauWine
Maison Mirabeau WinesTasteWines 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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Spring meal wine and food pairings @JillBarth
Jill BarthTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Spring Meal Pairings for Southern Rhône Wines

On the second Saturday of each month, a group of bloggers who are passionate about the way good wine enhances a meal come together to blog about a wine pairing they have done. Each month has a different Wine Pairing Weekend theme to focus the pairings. There is a live …

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Provence-Rose-hot-right-now @MirabeauWine
Maison Mirabeau WinesTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Provence Rosé is just so hot right now

The pink wave from Provence just keeps on swelling, which is funny given that for many years in London, Stephen and I had to indulge our Rosé passion in the comfort of our own home.  We never really got served any at dinner parties and bars would only have a …

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Carolyne Kauser-AbbottTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

12 Reasons to Visit the Vineyards of Les Baux de Provence

Launched in 1995, Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée (AOC) Les Baux de Provence was a bold step for a dozen winemakers. They joined forces in an attempt to carve out a unique identity in the ocean of mediocre (at the time) Provencal wine. These wineries had fallen under the umbrella of the …

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