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Sippin’ News… Drinking Bandol reds & whites at Domaine Le Galantin

The party’s back on in the South…summer is in full-swing with packed beaches, evening apéros, and village festivals all around the region. I couldn’t be more thrilled. And right near the top of my growing summer to-do list is exploring more of the local wineries, and the good weather makes the wine-sipping all the more… Continue reading Sippin’ News… Drinking Bandol reds & whites at Domaine Le Galantin

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A holiday treat for Wine Lovers…Lazenne *Wine Luggage* {review & giveaway}

Greetings dear readers and friends.   I’m very happy to report that we have a fantastic giveaway going on today which, truth be told, I’d love to snatch up for myself.  I mean, “wine luggage”, who knew?  I thought most folks, like me, stuffed their cherished bottles of Burgundies, Bordeaux, and Bandols in plastic sacks,… Continue reading A holiday treat for Wine Lovers…Lazenne *Wine Luggage* {review & giveaway}

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It’s Harvest Time in Provence

The wine harvest in Provence is in full-swing and this past weekend we were lucky enough to witness a ceremonial “first-press” in the village of Le Beausett. The village’s annual  Fête de Terroir, which showcases local products from the region, took place on Sunday and included villagers in period costume, folk dancing, and samples of… Continue reading It’s Harvest Time in Provence

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Celebrating Bandol Wine AOC

One of the nice things about keeping up with social media is that every now and again you discover some really exciting events happening around Provence.The sites I like to consult frequently for Provençal comings & goings are Visit Var, Provence Verte, and Fantastic Provence. And this past year saw a much-needed addition to the tourism resources offered… Continue reading Celebrating Bandol Wine AOC

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Bandol Wine-Tasting at Domaines Bunan

It’s been a week of rain, rain, and more rain in the South of France.  While we usually manage to escape all sorts of weather calamities, this wave of storms is particularly strong – evacuations, floods, and a classification of alert “orange” for our department (the Var) and 10 others. So while we’re huddled-up at… Continue reading Bandol Wine-Tasting at Domaines Bunan