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France

Rosé Wine Tasting in Provence

Domaine de la Mordorée © Alice Joyce

The Adventure! Journeying in the South of France, exploring Provence, Languedoc-Roussillon and Châteauneuf-du-Pape to savor fine wines. To begin, not far from Avignon, the charming village of Tavel is known for a host of wineries that produce many of the world’s best Rosés. Yes, I do love the delicacy of a lovely glass of Rosé to accompany a gastronomic delight enjoyed on a cafe patio on a Summer’s day in France.

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Foodie Havens

Paris to Provence!

Jardin des Tuileries © Alice Joyce

I invite you to accompany me on a virtual tour as we stroll around Paris, then move South to Provence. We begin with an obligatory visit to Ladurée .. the unparalleled pâtisserie. Floral touches on the windows, sweet!

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Art

Marc Nucera .. Tree Sculptor

Galerie Deleuze-Rochetin: 'D'apres Nature'

Should you be traveling in France in the weeks ahead, you may wish to include a visit to Galerie Deleuze-Rochetin À Arpaillargues in your itinerary. D’après Nature is the current exhibition running from 30 July through 17 September, 2011 in this new contemporary art space near Uzes. The show features land artist and tree sculptor, Marc Nucera, along with Martine Lafon and Marcel Robelin.

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