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Vinlandet Frankrike by Britt & Per Karlsson

Southern Rhone Valley and Châteauneuf-du-Pape Wine Tour

The wine tour to the great classic Châteauneuf-du-Pape and with the new stars of Côtes-du-Rhône in Provence — The Rhône River flows past many wine regions before it reaches the Mediterranean. In the southernmost part of the Rhône region we are in Provence, with wines that are just as warm and welcoming as the region […]

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Bottle ageing cellar at Chateau Mont Redon in Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone

Vinofil Recommends: Come to the Southern Rhone Valley

Vinofil is a Swedish wine blogger who writes about wine recommendations, tasted wines and some food. It’s inevitable that sit up straight when Vinofil writes “come with us to the southern Rhone valley”! We can only agree! Come to the Southern Rhone Valley for an unforgettable wine tour! Vinofil writes about it more in the […]

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Vineyards in the Rhone Valley

Spices in both the food and the wine! | Wine tour to the southern Rhône Valley and Châteauneuf

Spicy wines, with aromas of thyme, rosemary, herbs and with plenty of fruit and warmth. Almost the same things can be said about the food, plus sun-drenched vegetables, grilled meat, seafood and cheeses. We’re talking about a wine tour to the Southern Rhône Valley! The Rhone Valley has long been one of our favourite districts. […]

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Vineyards in vacqueyras in the Rhone Valley

Vacqueyras in the Rhone Valley celebrates 20th anniversary

The Vacqueyras appellation in the southern Rhone Valley is celebrating the 20 years since it was created. In 1990 Vacqueyras was given its own independent appellation. Before that it was “just” a sub-appellation of Cotes-du-Rhone. In connection with this they invited a small group of journalists to a tasting in Paris of all twenty vintages […]

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New restaurant discovery in Avignon – Le Zinzolin

Zinzolin is a dark purple shade of colour. What it has to do with the restaurant we don’t really know. But it is the name of the restaurant. Tonight, on the first evening on the BKWine wine tour in southern Rhone, a free evening, we were looking for a nice, relaxed restaurant away from the […]

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Chateauneuf-du-Pape with the ruin

Three visits in Chateauneuf, 08s, 07s, 01s and more – first day on our Southern Rhone Tour

Starting running today with three visits in Chateauneuf: Domaine Fontavin, Domaine Ogier, and Pere Caboche. Two women winemakers and one winery belonging to a big group. Interesting mix! There are plenty of things going on in the vineyards, harvesting is in full speed, or at least almost. Quite a few harvest workers picking grapes. Can’t […]

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Palais de Papes in Avignon

First night in Avignon on Rhone wine tour – the best wine bar

First night in Avignon on our three day wine tour in the southern Rhone valley, with Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Gigondas and much more. We’re not really starting until tomorrow morning. So tonight was quiet to charge up for tomorrow. Had a quick dinner at what is definitely one of the best wine bars around ‘l’AOC’, squeezed in […]

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