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Quick Lesson on Oak

Quick Lesson on Oak

Of the many different aspects that affect the finished product of a wine, oak wraps it all up. Literally. Oak barrel fermentation not only differs according to the type of wood used, but the fermentation process is also highly affected by the “toast” amount. American oak mostly comes from the Eastern part of the United […]

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Rick Steves 2012

Rick Steves 2012

We are proud and excited to be featured once again in Rick Steves’ Provence and the French Riviera guidebook. Since 2010, we have been featured as one of the “must-do” activities in Provence. Below is the excerpt from the book talking about us: Wine Tasting and Cooking Classes: At WineinProvence, smart, young, and enthusiastic Americans […]

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Poppies in Provence

Poppies in Provence

My younger sister, Heather, visited me in Provence this spring during wild flower season. I was driving her around taking her to visit some new wineries that we’ve been taking clients to and we kept pulling over to take pictures of the poppies. At times it looked like the hills were on fire! In certain […]

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Palette AOC

Palette AOC

Recently retired, Bob and his wife Arlene from New Jersey decided to celebrate with a trip to Europe. They joined us for a null in the Palette AOC which is a tiny wine region just outside of Aix en Provence famous for making wonderful rosé wines. Palette is the smallest wine region in Provence with […]

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We’re Going to the Opera….the SYDNEY Opera!

We’re Going to the Opera….the SYDNEY Opera!

WineinProvence is excited to announce that we are now an official corporate sponsor of the world renowned, iconic Sydney Opera House! So how did WineinProvence end up with this connection over 10,000 miles away? Opera Australia puts on a first-class French themed wine and gourmet event called “Dinner on the Dock”. It is one of Australia’s […]

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Fabulous Seafood in St. Rémy

Fabulous Seafood in St. Rémy

WineinProvence recently hosted Susan and her husband on a customized null. They are working in the television and film industries in Los Angeles, CA but have a heart for France. Together, we visited two fabulous wineries and explored the villages of St. Rémy & Les Baux de Provence, two of the most beautiful villages in […]

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