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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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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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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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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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Chasing Robert Parker

Chasing Robert Parker

Chasing Robert Parker This fall the Wine in Provence tours team took a research trip to the Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Gigondas, and Vacqueyras regions of France. We set off to have a marathon wine tasting day and experience some of the places that we had not yet been to in these areas. Our mission; to expand our [...]

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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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Blessed by the Gods: Chateau Romanin

Blessed by the Gods: Chateau Romanin

  Often times during our Vineyard and Winery tours, we experience awe and wonder- from discovering a new, perfectly harmonious pairing of wine and cheese to a peaceful moment ambling through the gnarled vines and marveling at the fact that they have produced world-class wine for over a century. Nestled in the northern slope of [...]

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In Case of Emergency…

In Case of Emergency…

I took photo below last week while on a null of Châteauneuf-du-Pape.  It’s harvest time in the south of France and basically all rules and norms go out the window and three weeks of organized chaos sets in.  I’m sure this magnum at Domaine de Beaurenard will come in handy as the workers approach the [...]

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Betsy’s Bucket List Blog

Betsy’s Bucket List Blog

Betsy’s Bucket List Blog Have you ever felt the urge to drop everything- job, mortgage, responsibilities – to travel around the world? Some people might call that a mid-life crisis, others might say it’s wanderlust, but for most it is just a pipe dream that we can satisfy with escapism fiction like Eat Pray Love. [...]

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