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Wine Tasting at Chateauneuf du Papes, Autumn 2016

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Chateauneuf du Papes / France / Paul Avril / UNESCO / wine / WineGrower / Winemaker

If you are thinking the taste and nose of red from Chateauneuf du Papes is spicy, heavy, lack of elegance and finesse. How about trying the white?  I love it at my first sip.   The humid and hot weather of that area is so difficult to produce white wine, that’s why 94% of the wine produced is red while the white is much rarer. Close des Papes by Paul Avril is my favourite brand, their family has […]

La Cour des Papes, Chateauneuf du Papes, Autumn 2016

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Caviar / Chateauneuf du Papes / France / French food

Heading Chateauneuf du Papes from Avignon, we stop by La Cour des Papes restaurant for lunch after happy shopping in Les Caves Saint Charles, a wine shop in Rue des Papes. An old stone house is set on the hillside and the little pathway from the wine shop leads you going up the restaurant.  It is a place combined with cooking school and restaurant, Chef cooks in front of us and explains the menu in details, […]