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Wine in Provence featured in Tripadvisor subsidiary, Cruise Critic.

Wine in Provence featured in Tripadvisor subsidiary, Cruise Critic.

When the world’s largest online cruise resource asked Wine in Provence for help putting together a guide for cruise passengers that would prefer a more intimate Provence wine tour experience, we happily agreed. We spent the day with senior editors of Cruise Critic (a subsidiary of TripAdvisor) sharing some of our perspective and advice and allowed them to see firsthand [...]

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A Hidden Gem in Châteauneuf-du-Pape: Domaine du Pegau

A Hidden Gem in Châteauneuf-du-Pape: Domaine du Pegau

Domaine du Pegau – Discover a Châteauneuf-du-Pape Classic   Often the most difficult aspect of visiting the vineyards of Châteauneuf-du-Pape is knowing where to start. For where else in the world’s great wine regions can you find a concentration of grand names in an area as small in size? The village, nestled in between Avignon [...]

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Coravin = more wine. And that is good a good thing!

Coravin = more wine. And that is good a good thing!

Wine in Provence Talks Coravin According to Decanter, Coravin is “Changing how we drink wine“. That is a pretty bold statement, drinking wine is something us humans (and cats) have been doing for thousands of years!! But are they right? Will it? The simple answer is, yes of course it will. In fact the way [...]

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One Word: Fromage

One Word: Fromage

Wine in Provence Talks Cheese! France and cheese. Two words that go together almost as easily as Romeo and Juliet, but without the suicidal ending. We here at Wine in Provence really can’t get enough cheese and we frequently blog about our favorite local cheese shop, Savelli’s, which brings in some of the best quality [...]

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Hands Down, the Best Macaroons in the World are in Aix-en-Provence

Hands Down, the Best Macaroons in the World are in Aix-en-Provence

Best Macaroons in the World are in Aix-en-Provence No need for competitions, judges, or debate. It’s over and the verdict is unanimous. The best macaroons in the world can be found right here in Aix-en-Provence, in the Place des Precheurs market, at a little stand called “Les Macarons de Caroline.”  When we first tasted these, we were [...]

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Hilary dans Le Journal d’Aix

Hilary dans Le Journal d’Aix

Some of our favorite people in all of Aix are the owners of the wonderful Savelli cheese shop right in the heart of Aix-en-Provence, just two steps from the market square. When I was in the shop a few days ago, they were so excited to see me (more so than usual!) and I soon [...]

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Think Economic Bubbles Only Apply to Housing and Tech Stocks….Think Again!

Think Economic Bubbles Only Apply to Housing and Tech Stocks….Think Again!

Wine in Provence tours Talks Wine and Bubbles! The boom and bust cycle, mass hysteria, get-rich-quick, and all the other terms that go along with economic bubbles from tulips in Holland to stock in the South Sea Company and from tech stocks to subprime housing, bubbles seem to be a consistent part of our lives. [...]

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Can Wine Become and American Habit?

Can Wine Become and American Habit?

Many people might answer this question with, “well it already is!” But when compared to the French and their habit of having a glass or two with lunch, it can appear as if wine and Americans are as compatible as oil and water. It’s true though that wine consumption is surging in the United States. [...]

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How Much Wine Do Americans Drink? What About the French?

How Much Wine Do Americans Drink? What About the French?

How Much Wine Do Americans Drink? The average American drinks only 1.72 gallons of wine each year. Compare this with 40 gallons of soft drinks or 25 gallons of coffee! As for the French, they are the pros in this category, drinking an average of 17 gallons of wine each year!

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Châteauneuf-du-Pape: A 13-Varietal Symphony

Châteauneuf-du-Pape: A 13-Varietal Symphony

Wine in Provence tours Talks Châteauneuf-du-Pape Wine in Provence offers  Châteauneuf-du-Pape Wine Tours  from Avignon and Aix en Provence regions. This gorgeous wine region is our favorite regions to take guests to visit. For our guests that are fortunate enough to join us in this region and have a keen eye (very few I must admit…especially after a day of wine [...]

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