Provence Wine

Sun-soaked Provence – home of the celebrated destinations of St. Tropez and Cannes, and beloved retreat of Cezanne, Matisse, Picasso, and Van Gogh – is also the birthplace of the world’s finest dry rosé wines. These elegant pinks, made from red grapes, are known for offering the body of a red wine with the crispness of a white. In France today, rosé is so loved that it outsells white wine. And in the U.S., it has been one of the fastest growing categories for six years running. Discover the dry pink!

 

Also worth seeking out are the outstanding reds (and some whites) of the sub-regions of Bandol, Cassis, Bellet and Pallette.

– Description from WinesOfProvence

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  • Viognier

    History of the grape: Viognier is thought to be an indigenous grape of Croatia that was brought to the Rhone in Franc...

  • Mourvèdre

    History of the grape: Monastrell is a native of Spain, first grown in Murviedro near Valencia, and was eventually bro...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Grenache

    You’re a member of the ‘Rhône Ranger’ band. Your groupies think you’re ‘hot’, even when you're boozy and "strung out"...

Subregions of Provence

  • Bandol

    Bandol Bandol is the most interesting and quality-oriented appellation in Provence. It is ...

  • Bellet

  • Cassis

    Cassis (not to be confused with the blackcurrant liqueur of the same name) is a town and wine r...

Popular Wineries in Provence View all

  • Mas de la Dame

    The vineyard covers a single area of 140 acres, around 123 acres of which are currently in produc...

  • Chateau de Brégançon

    C’est au centre de l’aire de production des Côtes de Provence, au sein d’un site classé qu’est im...

  • Château Routas

    The location of Routas is spectacular; in the heart of Provence, equidistant from the French Ri...

  • Château de Berne

    Vines have been grown on the Château grounds since Roman times. Situated on the Aurelian Wa - a R...

  • Domaine Tempier

    Domaine Tempier is located at Le Plan du Castellet. Its vineyards stretch over three different co...

  • Domaines Ott

    The vine needs time. And men that work with wine sometimes devote their entire lives to it. So...

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Provence on Snooth

  • Domaine Bunan Bandol Moulin des Costes 2009

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    Wine review by martins2002


  • Chateau Leoube Secret de Leoube Rose 2011

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  • Happy Easter, everyone.Today, I opened this:Firstly, bowing to Vin0Vin0 to give ... oil, garlic, and herbes de provence, and roasted to just caramelizing.  Tossed with pasta, fresh spinach, ricotta, and some fresh parmesan.  These roasted vegetables brought out that tarragon in the wine, it was absolutely fantastic. I could write a paper on thi... Read More

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  • La Celestiere Vin de Pays de Vaucluse 2012

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    What an excellent blend, so smooth and vivacious and flows gently over the palate causing one to cherish every drop !! Read More

    Wine review by Pickit4flavor


  • Had these two last night along with a Provence Seafood Stew. The Chateauneuf blanc was a bit more on the darker side with more almond paste (yea RBA, almond again) where the Tablas had more stone fruit (peach, mango) showing through.Hope Santa is good to everyone!!! Read More

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  • Chateau Pibamon Bandol 1998

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    2005 $145.00 Read More

    Wine review by hlgolding


  • Domaine Simonnet-Febvre Chablis 2006

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    Not a bad bottle, but not one of my favorites. This was a gift from a friend for a birthday. I think 5/10 is fair. Christer Read More

    Wine review by erlgun


  • La Bastide Blanche Bandol 2012

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    Easy drinking wine. Dark fruit with a little pepper and spice on finish. Read More

    Wine review by minimode


  • The first is a very nice Alsatian pinot gris by Willm..the other, hmmm...I ... ... ... - that or a nice Cote de Provence rose.  Anyway. for my Wife (Leah) and I, wine is all about food and gustation to use an outmoded term.  We've really taken to this small plate style of eating.  You come away beautifully sated, but not having eaten much.  I ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Hello Snooth!


  • Inspire Cru Classe Chateau Roubine Cotes de Provence Rose 2014

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  • Only that I would love to visit!!!

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