Châteauneuf-du-Pape Wine Tour
Barefoot BloggerTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Finding the Perfect Châteauneuf-du-Pape Wine Tour

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: Châteauneuf-du-Pape Wine Tour When visitors to the south of France put “wine tour” at the top of their list of things to do, a Châteauneuf-du-Pape wine tour quickly comes to mind. The wine growing region that covers approximately 3,200 hectares (12.4 miles) of land …

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Rosé Matters Wines France
Jill BarthTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Exploring Why Rosé Matters, According To French Culture

I don’t think there is a topic I’ve covered more than rosé. Part preference, part probability, it seems only natural that a Provence wine specialist would document the past, present and future of vin trois, the third colour of the wine trinity. Affiliations range from the “Hampton’s Water” lifestyle crowd to …

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Saint Rémy de Provence Fête du Vin
Guest PostTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Beyond Vin at the Saint Rémy de Provence Fête du Vin

A guest post by author Gayle Smith Padgett: Swirl-sniff-see-sip. And, sigh. There was a lot of that going on last Friday night in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence—it was the opening of the annual Fête du Vin. Fête du Vin – More than Wine The bussed-in tourists had left, leaving lucky locals and overnight visitors …

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Drink Provence Rosé Wine
Guest PostTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Why You Should Drink Only Provencal Rose Wines This Summer

Oh, the rosé wine! The delectable wine with a refined and light taste! The perfect one to swirl in with your tongue along with robust food! Whether you plan on having it alone or with food, you will fall in love with the taste. Once you come out of the …

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Wines of Provence Rhone Valley
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Wines of Provence Understanding the Colours and Terminology

“The Allure of Provence and its Wines” was previously published in Culinaire Magazine (June 2016). This updated article includes additional reading, travel tips, and details on wine colour production and terminology. Mention Provence to a friend and they likely have a mental image that involves cobalt skies, cicadas and lavender …

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Provence Rosé Research Centre
Jill BarthTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

The Provence Rosé Research Center Helps the Global Wine Industry

Provençal rosé—and rosé in general—has been riding a popularity wave in recent years. While there are instances of trendy lifestyle marketing involved, many rosés are wines of quality, made by winemakers of skill and terroir of distinction. Behind them lies a secret weapon, hidden in an unassuming coral-coloured building with green shutters: The Center for Rosé …

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Domaine Henri Milan
Ashley TinkerTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Sipping in St Remy Sampling Orange Wine by Domaine Henri Milan

Natural Wine Trend If you’re not currently living in London, New York, Paris or Japan you may not have heard of orange wine or even biodynamic wine for that matter. We were first introduced to this type of wine five (5) years ago, while living in London, at the Terroir biodynamic …

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Le Château Constantin Wines Lourmarin Luberon
Caroline LongstaffeTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Le Château Constantin Wines a Family Vineyard near Lourmarin

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaffe: Many people dream of owning a winery; a romantic illusion of strolling through carefully tended vines sharing your vintages within the shadows of a sprawling château, which for me would have to be in Provence. Of course, dreams like this seldom come true, such …

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Chêne Bleu Extreme Wine La Verrière @perfectlyprovence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

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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Le Petit Bistrot Aix-en-Provence
AixcentricRestaurant RecommendationsTaste

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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