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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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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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Aix en Provence’s Rosé Festival

Aix en Provence’s Rosé Festival

Aix en Provence and rosé wine…truly a match made in heaven. We love showing off these two gems to our clients. Now add the word Festival to those two things and you’ve got what is probably one of my favorite days of the year! This rosé festival was set up in one of the most charming [...]

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Leaping into Lavender

Leaping into Lavender

I recently went on a lavender scouting trip because we are hoping to incorporate a “Lavender & Wine” tour to these famous French fields next season! We wanted to scope it out and see if it would be a worthwhile excursion to take our clients on- which, of course, we found that it was! We [...]

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We’re back!

We’re back!

Spring is in the air and the plane trees along the Cours Mirabeau are just starting to bloom which means another exciting season of wine tours, cooking classes, cheese/wine pairings, and gourmet dinners is upon us! Hilary and I are very excited for this upcoming season where we will be welcoming visitors from around the [...]

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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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Art, Live Music & Wine in Saint-Marc-Jaumeguarde!

Art, Live Music & Wine in Saint-Marc-Jaumeguarde!

YOU ARE INVITED! WHEN: 4:00-7:00pm, Saturday (May 7th). Feel free to just drop by, or hang out the entire time! There is a boules court, a charming terrace, and plenty of outdoor space for children to run around and play. WHERE: L’Oustau de Saint Marc, Route de Vauvenargues (across from the “Barrage de Bimont” entrance) [...]

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Rick Steves!

Rick Steves!

2011 is going to be a big year! We are very excited to announce that Wine in Provence has been featured in Rick Steves’ Provence and the French Rivera 2011 guidebook! This is the second year that we’ve been mentioned in the popular guidebook. Here is the review as you will find it in the book: [...]

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Hilary in the States

Hilary in the States

Hello fellow wine tasters!  My husband, Dominic, and I have been traveling on both the East and West Coasts of the U.S. for the last few weeks (Brian has been doing a wonderful job handling the tastings in Aix). I’ve hosted wine tastings in each of the 11 cities Dominic and I have visited- so [...]

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WineInProvence is Featured in Rick Steves

WineInProvence is Featured in Rick Steves

Hilary and I are so excited today because the new Rick Steves’ “Provence and the French Riviera 2010″ came out today and WineinProvence is featured in Aix en Provence! We had been hoping to become a part of these excellent travel guides for some time now. We have always felt that WineinProvence is the perfect [...]

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