The five best wine tastings in Provence

Jamie Ivey, Provence Guru editor and author of the Moon Guide to Provence, selects the best vineyards for wine tastings in Provence. The selection below is a personal one, and is based on the overall experienc...
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Domaine de La Cavale – Cucuron

It took seven years to build the new chai of Domaine de La Cavale, near Cucuron in the South Luberon. I watched the 80m long 8 m high dry stone wall grow brick by brick. At times production ground to a halt due...
Mas de Cadenet Aix en Provence

Mas de Cadenet vineyard Aix en Provence

Jamie Ivey visits Mas de Cadenet vineyard near Aix en Provence I’d always viewed the trend for vineyards to produce gastronomic rosés as a bit of a fad. A marketing ploy to capitalise on the popularity of pink...
Millevin Avignon 16 November

Provence Wine: Tasting notes

Provence wine When a local Provence wine tasting club asked Jamie Ivey to introduce them to English wine, little did they realise what was at stake. The phrases ‘hospital pass’ and ‘poisoned chalice’ came imm...
Domaine de Fontenille

Domaine de Fontenille Luxury Hotel and vineyard

Domaine de Fontenille The Guru gets an exclusive peep behind the scenes at the latest Provence boutique hotel - Domaine de Fontenille Domaine de Fontenille is situated in the hills behind Lauris, a village wh...
Chateau Revelette Provence Wine

Provence Wine: Chateau Revelette

Provence wine Perestrello Geller continues his quest to unearth the best Provence wine. I’ve decided this wine journalism business is a right old lark. First you learn the lingo: terroir, appellation and all ...