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

    This special and exciting variety has taken California by storm and young plantings already demonstrate that this out...

  • 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...

  • Mourvèdre

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

  • 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 an appellation created in 1941,although viticulture here goes back to ...

  • Bellet

    Bellet is an appellation created in 1941,althogh viticulture here is thought to go back to the ...

  • Cassis

    Cassis (not to be confused with the blackcurrant liqueur of the same name) is an appellation cr...

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...

  • Domaines Ott

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

  • Domaine Tempier

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

  • Château Routas

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

  • Gassier

    Only few kilometres from Aix-en-Provence, and nestling in the foothills of the famous Mount Saint...

  • Domaine de Rimauresq

    Rimauresq estate vineyard comprise 57 hectares of vines. Its exceptional ''terroir'', recognised...

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Provence on Snooth

  • Chateau Leoube le Secret Rose 2015

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    Wine review by gntop1


  • Must have made the leftovers makeovers.:-)My most recent wine was an Unsworth ... a beautifully etched Cote-du-Provence style bottle (with elements of a Champagne bottle as well).  The name of the wine is Charme de l'Ile. - an aptly named bubbly.  I have had it before, so no review this time round, except to say that the effervescence is good,... Read More

    Forum post in the topic What's your Choice of Wine...


  • I attended this annual event again on Sunday and had a good time as usual. ... ... ... an unusual Cotes de Provence rose in a square bottle that was absolutely bone dry and cost £30 a bottle which I thought a little steep. The best wine,at least in my humble opinion,that she showed was a 100% vieilles vignes carignan from Baron de Baussac. I ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic The France Show


  • Clos St. Magdeleine Cassis Blanc 2017

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    I bought this bottle of wine from a shop in Wiltshire [www.yapp.co.uk] for £22. Casis is an appellation created in 1936,although viticulture here has been traced back as far as the ancient Greeks in 500BC,for red,rose and white wines [70% are white] from a single commune around the seaside village of that name 12 miles south-east of Marseilles.M... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Domaine de Terrebrune Bandol 2002

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    I bought this bottle of wine from the website www.bidforwine.co.uk/auctions/show/131445 for £22.Bandol is an appellation created in 1941,although there has been viticulture here since before the Romans,for red,white and rose wines from 8 communes around the Medierraen seaside village of that name between Toulon and Marseilles. Domaine de Terrebr... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Domaine de la Source Bellet 2014

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    I bought this bottle of wine for £25 from a shop in Wiltshire [www.yapp/co.uk] Bellet is an appellation created in 1941,although viticulture here is thought to go back to the Phoenicians in 2000BC,for red,rose and white wines from steep and often terraced south facing slopes behind and to the west of the City of Nice on the French Riviera east o... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Domaine des Oullieres Harmonie de Provence Coteaux D-Aix-En-Provence 2014

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    I bought this bottle of wine from a shop in Wiltshire [www.yapp.co.uk] Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence is an appellation set up in 1985,although there has been viticulture here since before the Romans,for red,white and rose wines from 50 communes around the town of Aix-en-Provence.My bottle of red wine comes from a family producer in this area and con... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Last night it was Vouvray - although a slightly upscale - though popular - ... ... 10 dollar (US) range from Provence (e.g. Paul Mas).  I'm sorry to say that I have not had many truly inexpensive US wines of late as they tend to give me a headache if I have more than one glass.  Sulphites? Read More

    Forum post in the topic What's your Every Day Wine?


  • Don't be shy now... I don't always drink classified growths, the best ... Riesling, a Viognier from Provence, or a good quality (but modestly priced) A. C. Bordeaux will do nicely for me... even a Prosecco over something more dignified like Veuve Clicquot. How about yo Read More

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  • Gassier Coteaux d'Aix-en-provence Organic Rose 2016

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    Wine review by martins2002


  • Only that I would love to visit!!!

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