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August 2011 Archives - Wine In Provence Tours | Private Provence wine tours and more! Wine In Provence Tours offers unique tours for English-speaking food and wine lovers.

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Wine Cave Cleaning

Wine Cave Cleaning

Some may picture wine caves in dark basements or underneath tasting rooms, but the one I sat in yesterday was a little different. Hilary has her very own clothing decorated, temperature not quite controlled, wine cave closet. I like to believe that she has placed her wine collection in here for a reason; no one […]

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Summer Fruit Swimming in Wine

Summer Fruit Swimming in Wine

Item Quantity Comments Dessert wine 1/4 cup Red dessert wine, a white muscat, port, or any other sweet wine will do. Sugar 1 cup Seasonal Fruit Whatever mix you prefer: strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, peaches, melon, nectarines, etc. Fresh Mint 1/4 cup (Recipe courtesy of Chef Ronald) DIRECTIONS Cut fruit and place in a large bowl […]

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Wine Fit for a Pope

Wine Fit for a Pope

Our favorite restaurant in Châteauneuf-du-Pape has just opened it’s new wine cave. They serve the wines of the most prestigious French estates, such as Château Beaucastel, Clos des Papes, and Vieux Telegraphe. These three wineries only allow some of the big studs of the wine industry into their tasting rooms (i.e. Kermit Lynch and Robert Parker), so […]

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Holding down the fort at Château de la Galiniere

Holding down the fort at Château de la Galiniere

I have just recently come to Provence to work as an intern for WineinProvence and what a treat it has been! The wineries I have visited in just one week of living here have been exceptional. A perfect example is the brand new tasting room of Château de la Galiniere located on the ascending slopes at […]

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