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Avignon: Taste the New Vintage of 2013 at Millévin, a Wine Fair of Côtes du Rhône Vins Primeurs on Thursday, November 21

Be the first to taste the 2013 vintage of Côtes du Rhône at Millévin, a wine fair which will animate Avignon on Thursday, November 21, where winemakers and négociants will offer their Vins Primeurs, and other vintages. Primeur is a … Continue reading

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Tastings à Gogo at Summer Wine Fêtes: Vacqueryas, Séguret, Bedoin, Cairanne, Gordes, Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Fête des Vins, Vacqueyras, July 13 and July 14: Vacqueyras really grabs you with its quality, a rich inwardness. A pleasant surprise as you remember when among the three distinguished appellations of the Southern Rhone, Vacqueyras was considered the little … Continue reading

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Cairanne: Wine Market on Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14; Wine Tasting-Pairings Workshop with American Sommelier Kelly McAuliffe

In the Southern Rhone, Cairanne rings cherries, dark cherries that is, for its terrific AOC Côtes du Rhône Villages ruby-colored Grenache, Mourvèdre and Syrah blends from a region where wine has been vinifed for over 300 years. Lacking the quaint … Continue reading

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WINE FAIRS GALORE: CAIRANNE, VENTOUX, CHATEUNEUF DU PAPE, AND RASTEAU

AOC COTES DU RHONE VILLAGES CAIRANNE: Cairanne, August 3: From 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. tours start from the Place des Vignerons in the village of vineyards guided by wine makers with tastings along the way. A festive evening of … Continue reading

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MENERBES DATEBOOK: ART, WINE AND MUSIC

Ménerbes is the bashful sibling of the Luberon’s perched villages. Its peaceful streets, all newly stone-paved, and passive edifices stretch along an elongated hill that rises gradually to the northwest, offering panoramic views of the verdant countryside; Ménerbes lacks the … Continue reading

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Philippe Gimel Reaches Ventoux Summit, with His Wines Mind You

Some things are just predictable in the Vaucluse: Edouard Loubet will receive a third Michelin star, Pierre Cardin will restore edifices to their ancient glory, Michel Leeb will be wearing laceless Chucks, and Philippe Gimel will produce even better red … Continue reading

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