Tag Archives: Beaumes-de-Venise

Beaumes-de-Venise: Le Clos Saint Saourde (au lieu d’un Gite)

“A fragrance that blows cool and warm, dry and sweet. A landscape in Provence, dry earth, fragrant purple fields, the wind of the mistral… draped in a luxurious coat of mouthwatering licorice.” Jean-Claude Ellena, creator of “Brin de Réglisse”   … Continue reading

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Provence Summer Pairing: Melon and Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise

For a bracing summer tonic, perk up servings of fruit or fruit tarts with a Muscat de Beaumes de Venise from the AOC Beaumes de Venise. Produced from the Muscat grape, this wine of velvety texture and of moderate sweetness … Continue reading

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SUZETTE: HILLTOP VIEWS

Suzette is a cozy village of 108 inhabitants perched on a hilltop at 1,300 feet in the Dentelles de Montmirail, a jagged row of limestone peaks, surrounded by terraced vineyards of the Appellation Beaumes-de-Venise. The local wineries produce a ruby … Continue reading

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A ROSÉ IS A ROSÉ IS A ROSÉ

“…the tourists occupying, by prearrangement, all the tables at a sidewalk cafe and drinking rosé, which they have been told is a typical Provencal aperitif.” Adapted excerpt from “La Bella Lingua” By John Cheever In the Cheever quotation, rosé replaced … Continue reading

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