Written by Emily Durand. Posted in Food & Wine in Provence, Off The Beaten Path, VIP Itineraries
An Aphrodisiac in Provence
Truffles in Provence?
What attracts you most to Provence? The Mediterranean climate? Provencal cuisine and a rosé from the terroir? Stumbling upon Roman ruins and looking up at Medieval castles? What if I told you that Provence is also one of the treasured places in the world for an aphrodisiac?
Written by Emily Durand. Posted in Food & Wine in Provence, Provence History
Did the Popes Drink Wine?
Do we owe it to the popes in Avignon for having such great wine in the Provence today? Some may debate and they certainly weren’t the first to establish the Provencal vineyards, but there is no denying that the popes concentrated much of their time and energy into elaborating the quality and quantity of wine in Provence.