How to make Rose #WinesofProvence @MirabeauWine
Maison Mirabeau WinesTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

How is rosé wine made in Provence

Contributor blog post by Mirabeau Wine: Rosé wine in Provence is made using red grapes, serious timing and oodles of expertise. Interestingly, Provence rosé started life as a by-product of red wine. It was originally made by bleeding off the pale juice so that the rest of the tank would create …

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Wine Pairing by @JillBarth
Jill BarthTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Wine: Is There Such Thing As A Perfect Pairing?

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: My brother-in-law was over recently, relaxing on a fall Sunday in the easy chair by the basket of magazines. He read from an old Wine Spectator (M Chapoutier was on the cover, a saved gem). “It says here, don’t serve a special wine with …

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Chateau la Nerthe Christian Voeux #ChateauneufduPape @LostinProvence
Lost in ProvenceTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Château La Nerthe an Interview with Christian Voeux

Episode 5 of “Lost in Provence” is a wonderful journey into the world of winemaking. In this episode, we head to Château La Nerthe to meet up with master winemaker Christian Voeux. Christian shares his more than 40 years of wine-making experience …Continue reading here for the story of Ken …

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Domaine Rouge-Bleu #Provence #Wines
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Domaine Rouge-Bleu Grape Heaven in Provence

Caroline Jones and Thomas Bertrand’s intriguing love story includes trains in the Champagne region and eventually purchasing the Domaine Rouge-Blue vineyard in Provence. Read more about this love filled adventure on Ginger and Nutmegs blog post: Domaine Rouge-Bleu Grape Heaven in Provence    

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Jill BarthTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Winemakers of Les Baux-de-Provence Celebrate 20 years

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: This summer the winemakers of Les Baux-de-Provence celebrated their 20-year anniversary as an appellation. The winemakers group, Les Vignerons de Baux, hosted a party at the Carrières de Lumières in Les Baux-de-Baux (a medieval commune famous for its towering citadel). The setting was particularly …

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Harvesting Grapes Wines of Provence
Maison Mirabeau WinesTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Harvest in Provence 2015 is a Corker

Contributor blog post by Mirabeau Wine: Harvest was over in many parts of Provence by late September. The winemakers that I have talked to are optimistic that the fruit from 2015 will produce great wine.  Here is what the gang at Mirabeau Wine has to say: It’s not even the …

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Domaine de Font Alba Wines of Provence
David & Karen TaylorTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

A new wine domain in Apt

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: We have just discovered Domaine de Font Alba, on the outskirts of Apt. Set in 25 hectares including vine and olive trees, the vines are at between 300 and 400 meters facing South & South East and …Continue reading here Via:: Accommodation in Provence …

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Six Vineyards of St Antonin du Var @LizGabayMW #WinesofProvence
Elizabeth GabayTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

The Six Vineyards of St Antonin du Var

Contributor blog post by Liz Gabay: Wine writers and wine buyers so often only see a region briefly when visiting a specific vineyard, two or three vineyards in a region, sometimes a local restaurant. Invariably we see small snapshots of an area, out of context of its history, people and …

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2015 Vendage is under way in the Luberon #WinesofProvence @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

The Vendage is under way in the Luberon

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: Whilst the local roads are quieter as the tourist season begins to calm down the latest challenge to ones journey is the tractors towing the trailers laden with grapes. Its been an exceptionally hot summer with low rain fall (until recently) which has led …

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The Modern Trobadors @ModernTrobador #Provence Tour
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreGuided Holiday Tours

Meander Provence with Modern Trobadors Tours

The Modern Trobadors may travel through Provence with iDevices and digital cameras, but their goal is similar to their medieval brethren to share news about this diverse corner of France. Now, you can join them on a bespoke tour of Provence in 2016. Medieval troubadours were poets and musicians who …

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