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CABASSE

Large gîte in a Mas Provençal

Roseline Gavoty is the head of Domaine Gavoty, which has belonged to the same family since 1806. The property, located in the hinterland of Provence, houses a large family farmhouse, transformed into...

La Motte

B&B in a bastide of Provence

Aurélie Bertin, the winemaker of the Château des Demoiselles, offers in a Provencal bastide of 1830 located 30 minutes from Cannes and Saint-Tropez guest rooms designed as charming...

Correns

Gîte in a hamlet in Correns

In the heart of the Côtes de Provence, Mickael Latz and Kitty Rachinel welcome you to the Domaine des Aspras, located in Correns, green village of Centre-Var considered the first organic village...

Saint-Antonin-du-Var

B&B close to the Gorges du Verdon

Anne-Marie and Nathalie Vancoillie are at the head of the Domaine du Clos d'Alari, located in the northernmost terroirs of the Côtes de Provence, in the direction of the Gorges du Verdon. La...

Rognes

A luxury guest house near Aix-en-Provence

The owners of Villa Baulieu, an estate close to Aix-en-Provence combining a vineyard, an almond, an olive grove and a truffle, receive in their hotel-guest house, housed in an old residence of the...

Lorgues

Beautiful Gîte at a Cru Classé Winery in Provence

Valérie Rousselle, exceptional woman in Provence for her actions in favor of the development of wine tourism, has renovated an old farm in the heart of the vineyard: Le Mas des Candeliers, an...

La Garde-Freinet

Boutique Hôtel in Provence

At La Garde-Freinet, just a few minutes from Saint-Tropez, the Ultimate Provence (UP) team offers an oenotouristic concept in a young and relaxed atmosphere. Bar, restaurant, swimming pool and an...

Le Cannet-des-Maures

Gîte-Villa for 16 people in Côtes de Provence

The winemakers of the Château des Bertrands, former hunting lodge of Colbert, offer a charming bastide, located in the heart of an area Natura 2000, cradle of the turtle of Hermann: 7 rooms for...

Flayosc

A 5* Hôtel in Probvence

Located in the hills of the Var hinterland, the Château de Berne is one of the icons of wine tourism in Provence. The estate includes 143 hectares of vineyards in the heart of 500 hectares of...

LA CELLE

A wide holiday villa in Provence Verte

Property of Yann Pineau, the Château de l'Escarelle, located in the heart of the AOC Coteaux Varois in Provence, houses the Villa Engardin, master villa converted into a gîte for 20...

CAROMB

Gîte ay the feet of the Mont Ventoux

Cerise and Marc Boulon left Paris for the Domaine de Mas Caron, an organic estate in the Rhône Valley in AOC Ventoux. The accommodation offer consists of two renovated cottages for 6 and 8...

Draguignan

Gîtes and B&B in a Mas of Provence

Richard and Hélène Crocé-Spinelli, accompanied by their son Florent and their daughter Mathilde, are at the head of the Château Saint-Esprit, family estate located in the...

LA CRAU

Gîte and B&B in La Sainte Baume

Fabienne Sautou, Pierre Sautou and Gaël Vial revive since 2017 the Domaine de la Marseillaise, an old family estate located between Hyères and the Sainte-Baume massif. The accommodation...

Le Pradet

Gîtes in the vineyards facing the sea

Located between Hyères and Toulon at the foot of the Colle Noire massif, the Domaine de la Navicelle almost dives into the Mediterranean Sea. Southern tip of the Côtes de Provence, the...

Solliès-Ville

Château La Castille, AOP Côtes de Provence

Magnificent religious home where cohabit winemakers and gardeners, seminarians and religious... A unique place preserved by the Diocese of Fréjus-Toulon and bearing this name since the 16th...

Taradeau

B&B in the Côtes de Provence area

Adeline de Barry is the winemaker of the estate, Cru Classé des Côtes de Provence. Built in 1740, the Château de Saint-Martin, located 45 minutes from Saint-Tropez, houses 3 guest...

Le Cannet-des-Maures

Suite and B&B in a provencal farm

Old tiles, beams, ceramics, organic cotton sheets… The owners of the Château Saint-Roux, which combines lines with a vegetable garden, a goat farm and a restaurant, have built 12 suites...

VIDAUBAN

Gîte and B&B in Vidauban

Marie-Aline, Jean-Etienne et François Matton, owners of the Château Minuty in Gassin on the Presqu'île de Saint-Tropez, recently acquired La Bastide de Verez, an authentic...

Mazan

B&B in AOC Ventoux

Geneviève Marchesi receives at the Mas de Plein Pagnier, an estate in the Rhône Valley (AOC Ventoux) certified in organic farming since 1991 and in biodynamics since 2010. The...

Rosé kingdom


Ancestral land where vine culture and wine production developed 2600 years ago when phenicians settled down along the Mediterranean sea. Land of wide spaces and diversity where nature and big cities combine. 

26 500 ha9 AOC 

Environment 
At the seaside, taking advantage of the sea wind (called here Mistral) and having the amount of sunshine everybody will dream of, Provence is perfectly located surrounded by beautiful natural parks such as the Camargue and the Alpilles on the west, the Southern Alps with the Gorges du Verdon and la Sainte Baume on the east and finally Luberon to the north and the famous Calanques on the south. A privileged natural environment which allows diversity in style of wine from one side of the region to the other.  

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Terroirs
If we talk about soils, there are many many within the 23 000ha of the region. The biggest appellation AOC Côtes de Provence is 20 000 ha so obviously from one side to the other of the region, the type of wines will be different. To differentiate some particular terroirs, the "terroir denomination" were created like the Côtes de Provence Sainte Victoire near Aix en Provence for their red wines, or Côtes de Provence Pierrefeu which name come from its burning stones during the summer. Apart from that you will mainly find limestone soils with sometimes schists, granites or around the Massif des Maures cristalline and red sandstone soils . 

Production
Provencal wines are carried by rosé which is exported above 30%. They represent 5% of worldwide rosé production. You will discover different typicities and different types as Provence is a region where blending is traditionnaly made (except for some isolated cases) with at least 2 cépages minimum. 
For reds discover the beautiful and powerful AOC Bandol, Côtes de Provence or Bellet...
For whites get curious and taste the whites from Cassis or from the dénomination de terroir Côtes de Provence, La Londe.  

88%    9%    4% 

Gastronomy
Fougasse (bread with herbs and olives), olive oil, aïoli (garlic mayonnaise), bouillabaisse (fish soup), pissaladière (onion pie), calissons (sweets from Aix en Provence), daube provençale (beef stew with vegetables and herbs), anchoiade (anchovies), panisses (desert from Marseille)…. 

Briefly
Provence could be summed up too fast to sunshine, seaside, lavender fields and olive trees. Yes of course you will definitely have the chance to see one of those "attraction" during your journey but not only! Provence is also a land of tradition, where worlds sing when you hear the ancients speak. Those worlds resonate among the active youth, proud of its territory but also open minded as it welcomed tourists for centuries. 

Travel to suit your whims and fancies all year round following the numerous celebration of flowers or fruits in the region : celebration of lavender (in june), mimosa celebration (february), chestnuts celebration (november-december), harvest celebration (august-september), olive celebration (depends among the area), lemon celebration (february-march)... and discover all the colors of Provence, such a vibrating region ! Join the Wine&Spirit Lodging Newsletter to hear about some!  

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