Category Archives: Provence

Abbaye de Lérins – insular monk wines from Provence

Abbaye de Lérins is located on the Medieval island Île Saint-Honorat just off Cannes, and is part of the French wine region of Provence. This abbey is inhabited by Cistercian monks, the order that more than any is connected with the historical development … Continue reading

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Foire aux Vins at Chai & Bar

Rumour has it that you can get lost in translation. This hasn’t happened yet to this blog, but this post is two weeks delayed in translation, but finally, here it is. Chai & Bar is without doubt a key address … Continue reading

Posted in Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Chardonnay, Loire, Pinot Noir, Provence, Sauvignon Blanc, Southwest France | Leave a comment

Bandol and other rosés plus a Cava

Summer is reaching its end, and wine club activities are finally starting. In the advanced-level circle in Munskänkarna in Brussels we alternate in arranging tastings at home, often blind. First for the season was a rosé theme, perhaps to prolong … Continue reading

Posted in Cava, Munskänkarna, Penedès, Provence, Rhône, Rosé, Tempranillo, Tuscany | Leave a comment