Bouquet of Tibouren Rose @LizGabayMW
Elizabeth GabayTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

A Bouquet of Tibouren Rosés

Contributor blog post by Liz Gabay: Tibouren is regarded by many in Provence as the traditional variety for making rosé, unique to the area. Tibouren is a pale-skinned grape, suited to making rosé, as it allows for fuller fruity character to be developed without extracting lots of colour. An early …

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@MirabeauWine Wine blending 2015
Mirabeau WinesTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Why blending is so key in Rosé winemaking

Contributor blog post by Stephen Cronk @Mirabeau Wine: People are often surprised that most wines are blends, and even more surprised that even single-grape variety bottles are blends from different tanks. In Provence it’s the law of our appellation that wines are blends from the local varieties like Grenache, Syrah, …

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

A Case of Provençal Rosé

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: This post was part of Jill’s #12daysofwine blog series, more reason to drink wine. Don’t be mistaken — rosé isn’t a blend of red & white wine. In fact, that concept was completely rejected by regional winemakers upon suggestion in 2009, when the European …

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Elizabeth GabayTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Rediscovering Forgotten Grapes

Contributor blog post by Liz Gabay: At the recent Wine Mosaic conference, one of the facts that shocked participants most of all was the fact that the majority of wine is made with only a small percentage of the grape varieties available to us. 70% of French wine production comes …

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Jeany and Stephen Cronk @MirabeauWine #Boutique #WinesofProvence
Mirabeau WinesTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Behind every great dream lies a good spreadsheet!

Contributor blog post by Jeany Cronk @Mirabeau Wine We recently contributed a piece to an online magazine about realising our dreams to become wine producers in Provence and the journalist gave it this very headline. Sounds quite boring I admit, but after talking a lot about all the funny, romantic …

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