Provence-Style Rosé
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Conversations: Breaking the Stereotype of “Provence-Style Rosé”

Contributor blog post by Liz Gabay for Provence WineZine: One of the comments I often hear when going around international wine exhibitions is, ‘We make our rosé in a Provence or southern French style.’ What this means is that the wine has minimal skin contact, making a pale pink, dry wine …

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Gold Medal Wine Fleur de L'Amaurigue
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What to Eat with Gold Medal Wine Fleur de L’Amaurigue

Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen for Provence WineZine: It almost feels like cheating…When you prepare for a wine pairing, and you go into it knowing that the wine has already won a Gold at the Concours Général Paris or, as it is known colloquially, the Oscars of wine, your …

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International Rosé Day
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An International Rosé Day is Launched from Provence

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: There’s yet another reason to celebrate rosé (and, of course, drink it!). The brainchild of Valérie Rousselle, owner of Châteaux Roubine and Sainte Béatrice, Provence now has its own International Rosé Day. Beginning June 22, 2018, Friday of June will be designated as the day …

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Chêne Bleu Extreme Wine La Verrière @perfectlyprovence
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Chêne Bleu Extreme Wine Skills Improvement in Provence

This article “Immersed in Wine” was previously published in Sommelier India (October-November, 2015). Sommelier India is India’s first and premier magazine dedicated to wine and wine lovers. Filled with news, feature articles, wine profiles and the culture surrounding wine, Sommelier India is written by international and Indian writers, wine experts and …

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Vinisud Montpellier 2018 @ProvenceWineZine
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Changes on the Horizon for Vinisud Destination Paris VinoVision 2019

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: Having just wrapped up the 14th Vinisud—which took place from February 18th to 20th in Montpellier—plans were announced for 2019. Next year, Vinisud and VinoVision will join forces with VinoVision, the cool climate wine exhibition. The wine fair will take place from February 10th to …

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Millesime Bio 2018 Wine Fair-Montpellier-@ProvenceWineZine
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Wine Notes and Wines of Note from the Millésime Bio 2018 in Montpellier

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: Millésime Bio 2018 opened their doors on January 29th to upwards of 3000 people. I was one of those people on that first day. After last year’s venue switch to Marseille, the renowned organic wine fair returned to Montpellier, where it all began 25 years …

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Le Petit Bistrot Aix-en-Provence
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Le Petit Bistrot – Restaurant et Bar à Vin in Aix-en-Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: It was a surprise when ‘Happy Days’, the café in the corner of Place Richelme was demolished before Christmas; it always seemed busy. But now Le Petit Bistrot is in its place and it is a delightful place to have a petit dej’, coffee or …

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Ladies Wine France dames-de-coeur-de-loire @JillBarth
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The Ladies of Wine. Learn How French Women Collaborate in the Wine Industry

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: Women are under-represented in the wine industry – collaboration groups offer remedies. There is a movement in the French wine industry, one in which winemakers and associated pros are considered keepers of the culture. Women across the country – from Champagne to Provence and Bordeaux …

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Domaine Richeaume Aix-en-Provence ProvenceWineZine
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Domaine Richeaume: Taking the Provencal Wine Road Less Travelled

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: Sylvain Hoesch was not going to be a winemaker. “No,” he answered, rather emphatically for a man who seemed to have such a quiet demeanor. “I was sure I was going to do something else.” Hoesch grew up on Domaine Richeaume, the 65-hectare (160-acre) estate …

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Château Gasqui Vineyard @ProvenceWineZine
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At the Château Gasqui Vineyard Nature is a Companion at Work

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: “You have to have confidence in the terroir,” winemaker François Miglio emphatically told me. “You have to accompany its natural harmony,” he continued, echoing the essence of the biodynamic philosophy he follows, as we sipped wines in all three colours at Château Gasqui one particularly …

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