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Pastis in Porquerolles

Pastis in Porquerolles

The French are quite fond of their “jeux de mots” (play on words). On a recent swing through the charming coastal island of Porquerolles, we found what is probably my favorite French phrase to date. In the picture above, the original blue sign says, “Roulez au Pas” which means “Drive Slowly.” Someone has cleverly added [...]

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Provençal Pizza

Provençal Pizza

When someone brings up “French cuisine”, you might first think of duck or foie gras…maybe escargots? I know when I dreamed of moving to France years ago, images of crepes with nutella and cheese fondue pots often came to mind. But did you know that pizza is super common in southern France? I know that pizza [...]

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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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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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Aquae Sextiae

Aquae Sextiae

In the beautiful, sun-soaked city of Aix en Provence, you’ll find it hard not to stumble upon the main boulevard, the Cours Mirabeau. This tree-lined main street is the hub for the historic cafes and 16th century townhouses, and at the end of the road you will find the enormous, mesmerizing Rotonde fountain. Often featured [...]

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Festival du Vin!

Festival du Vin!

A couple of weeks ago the WineinProvence girls (Brian was out of town) got a chance to attend a wine festival right here in Aix! For three euros and an appetite for wine, we received a logo glass and tastes of newly released wine from the Aix-en-Provence region. The event was set up in tents [...]

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